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Jed Augustine (jaugusti) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Appalachians/Rockies
About Me Student at the University of Chicago. I don't have much time to backpack, so I want to make my kit as simple and easy to go as possible. I am interested in the cathartic effects of spending time in the wilderness and its application in therapy and counseling.
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Re: RE:"Looking for a pack under $130 Terra vs TFX Hrizon 65"
An excellent bit of mathematics, Evan! I'm at the tail end of a year of whittling down, and at this point, I'm not sure what volume I need for my new baseweight! Your info will be really he...

In GEAR » Looking for a pack under $130 Terra vs TFX Hrizon 65
January 13, 7:46pm

Re: Looking for a pack under $130 Terra vs TFX Hrizon 65
My first reaction is that 60-65 liters is a lot for a 2-3 trip. Am I misunderstanding?

In GEAR » Looking for a pack under $130 Terra vs TFX Hrizon 65
January 13, 7:21pm

The daring couple's website

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BPL should do an interview or article on toughest thru-hike recently done.
January 13, 4:07am

Very interested, but would like to ask a few questions. What is your e-mail? (your profile isn't set up to recieve PMs)

In Gear Swap » FS: TarpTent Double Rainbow
December 30, 4:51pm

Gaiters for 3-season backpacking: Go or no?
Hey y'all- I have been trying to figure out whether I need gaiters or not. I have never felt I needed them in 7 or so years of backpacking and I am having trouble imagining where the misery ...

In GEAR » Gaiters for 3-season backpacking: Go or no?
December 15, 3:01pm

Tafetta vs. Quantum for quilt liner
Hey y'all- I am looking at purchasing a nunatak quilt. Why would I prefer tafetta over quantum for a liner, or vice versa? I hope everyone's doing well, Jed

In GEAR » Tafetta vs. Quantum for quilt liner
December 10, 9:37pm

Re: Risk management
"The jackass Bear Grylls from Man vs. Wild just broke a bone that was sticking out of his shoulder in a fall in Antartica. His antics are the epitome of what not to do in a survival situation,...

In Philosophy & Technique » Risk management, caution, and the potential benefits of taking chances
December 10, 9:06pm

Re: Homemade Esbit Stoves
How's about .12 ounces? Follow the instructions near the bottom of the page. Compliments of Joe at

In GEAR » Homemade Esbit Stoves
December 10, 8:58pm

Re: Pants for Three Seasons?
Dear Tim- Always nice to see another Georgian posting (I'm a native Atlantan). I have the exact same concern as you, wanting to wear pants but contending with our heat and humidity. Here&...

In GEAR » Pants for Three Seasons?
December 10, 8:53pm

Re: thigh exercises to build strength
How do you isolate each quadrant?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » thigh excerises
December 07, 12:30pm

All Reader Reviews by Jed Augustine

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
I'm partial too, though not from Seattle. Growing up in Atlanta there are not many places to go within the city that can excite you about the outdoors, but whenever the parents told me we were ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 1:44pm