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Jason Elsworth (jephoto) - BPL Premium Member

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You've had some great advice here, particularly from Jack. Over the years many people have contacted me with similar questions about buying photo gear. My advice has always been to research tho...

In GEAR » Starting from Scratch
October 18, 3:31am

There are a couple of very comprehensive BPL articles that go into this in great detail. Just search for footwear cold. From my memory of them I think the Goretex over sock should work well for the...

In GEAR » Goretex How cold and snowy does it need to be?
October 17, 1:37am

Useful thread here

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Zealand, how much gear do I need?
October 15, 2:59pm

It is possible to rely completely on the hut network if you plan your hikes to do so. However, if you can fit them in I would bring a tarp and a pad if you can. It will give you more flexibility in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Zealand, how much gear do I need?
October 15, 2:57am

I was very close to getting a Gorilla, but in the end I felt the capacity was a bit too small to make the most of its weight carrying ability. Instead I decided to try the frame less route with an ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Gorilla Backpack Review
October 14, 12:30am

Duomid room
I have read one report on BPL where the user felt the Duo was pretty tight for two. OK for a few nights, but maybe not for a long trip. The Speedmid looks great if you don't need quite the same...

In GEAR » is the mld duomid big enough for 2?
October 14, 12:24am

Temps on Hoth
According to wookiepedia the average planetary temperature was around -61ÂșC on the planet of Hoth, where the Tauntaun comes from. So if they perform as well for us as they did for Luke they could ...

In GEAR » Hot new sleeping bag?
October 13, 10:58pm

That's an interesting idea on the Holga. I love some of the images I have created on mine, but never thought of taking it hiking, but as you say it is very light.

In Photography » One All Around Camera, Light and Professional: Does it exist?
October 12, 1:17am

Many tarp/floor less shelter users would use a bivy of about 6-8 oz. They aren't fully waterproof, but instead have a DWR coating on the hightly breatbale top fabric and a waterproof bottom, wh...

In GEAR » Call to quilt users
October 11, 11:50pm

There's been a real shakedown in the NZ outdoor gear scene in the last few years. A bit of googling will reveal the tangled web:) I still see Fairydown branded stuff in the Macpac shops. Las...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Gear for Long Distance Hiking: Four Months in Europe
October 10, 7:21pm

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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