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Jason Elsworth (jephoto) - BPL Premium Member

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Cutting the cord
One of the main reasons I plan to get one is to reduce the time a SAR team would have to use up in looking for me. If you are on a five day trip and don't come out at the end the SAR team would...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PLB's, SPOTS vs. Cutting the Cord
November 03, 8:17pm

If SPOT worked with high reliability it would be the greatest. However, as it is I think my family would just be more worried when they didn't get any messages from me and were left wondering. ...

In GEAR » SPOT vs PLB (now that prices have changed)
November 02, 3:23pm

"If someone could fit a modern lens and metering system on a Holga I'd snap one up in a heartbeat." Ah but then it wouldn't be a Holga:) I am definitely going to take my Holga on ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olympus E-620 Digital SLR Camera Review
October 30, 4:10pm

Olympus E-620 Digital SLR Camera Review
Personally I would take some of what Ken Rockwell says with a small pinch of salt :) However, I do think that for many people, despite their limitations, compacts are a great choice. Like all our e...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olympus E-620 Digital SLR Camera Review
October 28, 3:02pm

New JRB quilt
Sierra Sniveller as it is the widest. Feedback on the JRB quilts is generally very positive. I haven't tried my No Sniveler enough yet to give a sound opinion, but it is a bit too narrow for me...

In GEAR » Jacks Are Better Quilts
October 24, 7:30pm

I have a JRB No Sniveller at 48" width and, despite what the BPL review says, I find it is too narrow for side sleeping. I am 6 foot and about 154 lbs. Don't go to narrow just to save a fe...

In GEAR » quilt sizes...
October 24, 2:20pm

Lots of info here

In GEAR » Which fabric for DuoMid for my expected conditions?
October 21, 2:51pm

Snow shovelling
On Ron's site he suggests silnylon, as it is more abrasion resistant for shoveling snow off the sides. I went Silnylon, as I couldn't get me head round spending the extra to save four ounce...

In GEAR » Which fabric for DuoMid for my expected conditions?
October 21, 12:56am

They are great
Ordered all the way to NZ and they were first rate. They also took VAT off the price of my goods.

In GEAR » Ultralight Outdoor Gear in the UK
October 20, 2:57pm

TGO Gear
Looks good to me. I would carry the NEC expedition weight garment. In terms of leg wear I have also looked at Colin Ibtotson's idea and think it could work well for me as long as the pants were...

In GEAR » TGO Challenge clothing list questions
October 20, 1:18am

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