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Edward Jursek (nedjursek@gmail.com) - BPL Premium Member

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Fusion pack
Read " far too complex for US production" as being "far too expensive and hard on our profit margin for US production." Plenty of great packs made in America, just at higher pri...

In GEAR » SMD fusion 65
May 07, 3:13am

What sleeping mat?
DIY bed of carbon fiber nails. A bit heavier then a CCF pad, but wayyyyy less comfortable!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What sleeping mat?
May 07, 2:56am

PM Sent
PM sent on EE Quilt

In Gear Swap » enLIGHTened Equipment Epiphany Quilt, MLD Exodus w/Full Suspension, Gossemar Gear Gorilla w/hip belt, A-16 Bivy, DuPont Tyvek
May 04, 10:52pm

FF Rock Wren
Joshua - my understanding is that this bag initially carried a 35 degree rating before the 2oz of overfill. FF is always conservative about their temp ratings. I have had this bag below 32 degrees ...

In Gear Swap » FS Feathered Friends Rock Wren
April 26, 4:34pm

FS Feathered Friends Rock Wren
I hate to let this go, but recently got a cuben quilt I had been stalking for years so this bag is surplus. I would estimate the bag has seen about 40 nights and was always stored uncompressed in a...

In Gear Swap » FS Feathered Friends Rock Wren
April 26, 10:52am

Solo
I moved to Seattle with my wife and had no friends here when we arrived. My wife doesn't hike, so it was go solo or not at all. I started slow, with some easy overnights and progressed to week ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking solo
April 21, 8:14pm

Base camp
I use a Zimmerbuilt Summit Sack. 1.2 oz, doubles as a stuff sack for a large sleeping bag or quilt, $35.

In GEAR » hike to base camp - day/side hike pack suggestion
April 19, 5:48pm

side sleeper
I echo Steve's recommendation of a custom Vireo. I love mine, with 5oz of overfill has proven comfortable down to 18 degrees in my merino sleep cloths alone and weights 22oz. Here is a BPL link...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question for fellow side sleepers
April 17, 5:38pm

Zimmerbuilt
Interested in the Exposure Pack. What is the volume? Thanks!

In Gear Swap » Zimmerbuilt frameless packs 21"
April 16, 8:07pm

SUL
I think Ryan touched on my concerns. If we, as a community, reject categories and standards entirely, then others will co-opt them. I have read that Ron Moak is not expecting the BPL community to b...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SMD Flight 30 "SUL"?
April 15, 8:22pm

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