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Jason Elsworth (jephoto) - BPL Premium Member

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Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
“is geared toward versatility over side sleeping comfort, ..... fetal side sleeping would not be ideal for the cut honestly.” This comment was specifically about the Cyanocitta Javan made fo...

In GEAR » Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
June 22, 3:58am

Back to the Wild
Thanks John. I found Jon Krakauer's book a compelling read.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Back to the Wild
June 21, 9:54pm

Dysfunctional Pack Design :)
My first UL packs were ones I made myself by modifying more traditional packs. The first thing I did was cut the lid off. It has always seemed to me like a lot of weight for not much storage. I muc...

In GEAR » Dysfunctional Pack Design :)
June 19, 2:11am

Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
Thanks Javan. I think the newer, wider Katabatic Palaside, which is 58 inches at the shoulders and 48 inches at the hips might be the way for me to go, unless the Sateless Society gets back into pr...

In GEAR » Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
June 19, 2:05am

Cyanocitta - Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
Hi Javan, How does the Cyanocitta do for side sleepers. I tend to sleep either on my side foetal position or on my stomach in a Tarot Hanged Man sort of deal (but with my foot of my bent leg not...

In GEAR » Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
June 18, 6:39pm

Gorilla Shoulder Strap Mod
I think GG offers skinnier straps. I'd call Grant and see what he would charge you to retrofit your pack. Probably not much. I do remember someone on BPL having something done by GG.

In Make Your Own Gear » Gorilla Shoulder Strap Mod
June 17, 5:08pm

Gorilla Shoulder Strap Mod
I ended up just cutting a shape in the padding and was happy with this in the end. The pipe padding thing just didn't work for me. However, I still need to use a collared base layer or shirt wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Gorilla Shoulder Strap Mod
June 17, 4:43pm

Shelter Help: HMG Echo II Shelter or others
If you were to go with the MLD DuoMid you would have no problems getting you and your wife and your dog inside of it I think it would be very cramped.

In GEAR » Shelter Help: HMG Echo II Shelter or others
June 17, 4:39pm

How do you attach your quilt to your pad?
I do use straps with my JRB No Sniv, but around my body rather than around the mat. Shock cord has worked much better than non stretchy webbing. It all gets a bit fiddly, but after a few nights you...

In Philosophy & Technique » How do you attach your quilt to your pad?
June 16, 7:36pm

MLD speedmid.
So are you suppose to use a pole extension with the speedmid. Depends on how long your trekking pole is:) You could perhaps experiment by placing something under the base end and see if this ma...

In GEAR » MLD speedmid.
June 15, 12:53am

All Reader Reviews by Jason Elsworth

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Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
Arrived quickly all the way to New Zealand and looks very well made.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 16, 4:11am