November 20, 2015 8:16 PM MST - Subscription purchasing, account maintenance, forum profile maintenance, new account registration, and forum posting have been disabled
as we prepare our databases for the final migration to our new server next week. Stay tuned here for more details.
Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Chris Arnold (ChristopherActual) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Oregon, USA
About Me Chris Arnold has not added a biography yet.

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Chris Arnold

Showing 1 - 10 of 18 | Page: 1 2


Forum » Thread

I've seen Canterbury's list. No where on there is a signaling device. IMO, Canterbury has some survival skills but is in no way a survival instructor. This omission is a glaring oversight a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 04, 5:00pm

Passport holder
Some "tactical" manufacturers make a passport holder that you wear around your neck that has a clear plastic front. They're usually over built so not very lightweight but you might be...

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 11, 1:07pm

I heard somewhere that lightning can strike something in the neighborhood of 10-15 miles outside of the cloud cover. IMO, if you can hear it, you're too close.

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunder: How close is too close?
August 11, 12:57pm

"That's where you are wrong. Eric Chan posted several reports of hikers lost within sight of downtown Vancouver, BC and those are good examples of how messed up you can get close to a trai...

In GEAR » 10 "Essentials"
July 21, 1:53pm

Get a good one
Evidence suggests that the human species wouldn't even exist without the invention of the edged tool so I don't see how someone can think of them as obsolete when they're fundamental to...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » unltralite knife
March 19, 2:24pm

Dogs on their leash please.
I love dogs and have no problems with seeing them on the trail. As long as they're on their leash. If a dog is off their leash that forces me to interact with the dog because the dog runs right...

In Philosophy & Technique » What to do when encountering dogs on the trail?
July 09, 3:45pm

No offense but cheap crap is never a good deal. I understand being frugal but IMO a good knife should be part of everyones emergency equipment. Do yourselves a favor and drop 20 bucks on a swiss ar...

In GEAR » The one dollar Wal-Mart knife
June 19, 4:27pm

Yep the rayway quilt is pretty much what we're going to buy unless there's a good alternative. Just looking to see if there's anything else out there.

In GEAR » 2 person synthetic quilt
May 07, 11:19am

2 person synthetic quilt
My girlfriend and I need to get new bags for backpacking. I hate mummy bags and she likes to snuggle so we're looking at 2 person quilts. Are there any pre-made quilts out there with synthetic ...

In GEAR » 2 person synthetic quilt
May 07, 10:12am

Re: Interesting
Oops. Still trying to get the hang of the software. This quote by Clay is what I wanted to add to my previous post. "I like his idea, but it doesn't seem like he is interested in self c...

In Philosophy & Technique » Minimalism
January 31, 5:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Arnold

Chris Arnold has posted no reviews.