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Jens Aarnaes (Finnmark) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Skiing, backpacking, tinkering and travel are my passions.
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Lightweight multi-use grill
I have many times used safety wire wrapped around a forked stick as a grill. This wire obviously has many other uses but as a grill it is great.

In GEAR » Ultralight grill for fish, tortillas, sausages, etc.
December 17, 3:40pm

Smart phone apps for backpacking
A new app for me that I find very cool is "Time-Lapse". This allows you to take time-lapse video and I am amazed at all the things I have used it on. Have you ever wondered how the clou...

In Multiple Use Gear » My smart phone, a digital swiss army knife.
October 03, 3:38pm

Lightweight grill
I have posted this before but think it may be worth re-posting with a photo. I carry stainless steel safety wire (see your local aircraft mechanic for some) which I use for a variety of repair tas...

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium Spoke / Grill idea?
March 15, 3:48pm

Home made trowel
My trowel is similar to Mike's - I just spent more time with my file ;-) It weighs 50 grams and now, thanks to suggestions here, has a hole in the handle so it can be used as a tent stake.

In GEAR » Trowel - which one?
July 09, 11:09am

Solo over Brown's Pass
I just completed a 2+ day trip to this area and found it beautiful and ... and ... WET. I had a full day of rain which I was only barely prepared for. I don't know how to post a trip report h...

In Post-Trip Reports » Solo over Brown's Pass
June 22, 3:43pm

Lost Creek trip
Great report and pictures! Was there any snow left?

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek Scenic Loop
June 17, 6:02pm

Lightweight trowel
I know my home made trowel is not the lightest but it does work well. It is made from 1.5" aluminum angle "iron" and weighs 1.8 oz Since the photo was taken - and based on ideas ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Great idea for lightweight trowel
June 04, 9:41am

Re: Goose Creek>Refrigerator Gulch>LakePark>Hankins Pass trip report
Hi Dondo The tent is a Sierra Designs LightYear. I used a bivy sack for a few seasons until once getting caught in a long storm. The day I returned from that trip I put the bivy sack on the ma...

In Post-Trip Reports » Goose Creek TH Loop, Lost Creek, CO
May 19, 2:45pm

Goose Creek>Refrigerator Gulch>LakePark>Hankins Pass trip report
This past weekend I completed this loop and had a fantastic trip. The weather mostly cooperated though I did get significant rain and hail on Friday night. I did see some snow in places but these...

In Post-Trip Reports » Goose Creek TH Loop, Lost Creek, CO
May 19, 11:24am

Lost Creek loop direction
Thanks - I have been that way up to the Shafthouse area and, based on your recommendation, will go back there and continue my 3 day trip counter clockwise. Care to tell me why this is your prefe...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek loop, Colorado
May 13, 4:23pm

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