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Jason Elsworth (jephoto) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Jason Elsworth

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Never Used Gear
Kathmandu one man tent. It was just so cheap at 50% off. By the time I was able to use the light weight bug had bitten and at 1.7 kg t seemed like a behemoth.

In Chaff » Never Used Gear
February 11, 10:15pm

Bivy and Tarp
You can also add an extension flap to your groundsheet, so that it extends outside the tarp and then gives you something dry to slither/sit on. Once in fold the extension flap away.

In GEAR » need tips on using a bivy and tarp
February 11, 6:49pm

morning routine
I am definitely not a morning person and don't hit the trail early. But once I am up I do like to be on my way as quickly as possible. However, I still find that I takes 30-45 mins as I like to...

In Philosophy & Technique » morning routine
February 10, 6:10pm

Atomic DT
I also have one of these that hasn't had a good rain test yet. Hope mine does better. Time for a shower test I think.

In GEAR » Stormproof Light Jacket
February 10, 4:43pm

Shelters for Alaska
Duomid is a bit tight for two really. Would definitely look at something a bit bigger. I think the extra weight would be well worth it.

In GEAR » Shelters for Alaska
February 07, 1:16am

UL ballhead for DSLR?
One thing I found that really helped when using the combo of a Linhoff 01 and a Gitzo G01 was to fill a small stuff sack with rocks and attach it to the tripod so that it was just touching the grou...

In Photography » UL ballhead for DSLR?
February 06, 2:36pm

UL ballhead for DSLR?
Linhoff 01 is worth a look. As is https://store.birdsasart.com/shop/item.aspx?itemid=59. Both may be a bit heavier than you were looking for.

In Photography » UL ballhead for DSLR?
February 05, 9:51pm

Shelters for Alaska
Like David I have also seen mixed reviews for the DuoMid in high winds. I have one, but haven't used it much yet. I did give it one trial pitch in high winds (easy to do where I live). It held ...

In GEAR » Shelters for Alaska
February 05, 3:14pm

Skurka gear book
I would agree with others who have said go pretty geeky. Too many books just lack depth and I find, after reading them, I can summarise them in 5 or 6 points. Also how many times have we seen an au...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka Gear Book
February 04, 8:31pm

Backacking food
I would love to see an extensive article on food. However, food is a very personal issue and most people seem to do OK on stuff that would be a real problem for me. I have to follow a low GI, su...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
January 29, 4:43pm

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