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Christopher Chupka (FatTexan) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Christopher Chupka

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I was lucky enough to see them in March of 89, at the Army's Winter Warfare School. They seemed so close, it was if you could actually hear them. It was almost a soft humming static electrici...

In Photo Gallery » Aurora Borealis
April 04, 10:43am

Look like Asolo boots to me. If you want to get my brother to swearing, aski him how his Asolo boots fell apart on a day hike on Big Bear in CA. Both soles fell off with half an hour of each ot...

In GEAR » Mystery Boots
November 29, 6:59pm

We are all blind
So from both sides embryos aren't people but corporations are, something twisted and evil and manipulative is present. I may be a simple man but this is how I see it. And by the way, it&#...

In Chaff » 21 Citations at Grand Canyon National Park for entering during Gov't Shutdown
October 11, 2:20pm

Soft Star
Anybody use these on the trail? I have a pair of the brown smooth leather and black perforated leather that I wear to work, absolutely love them. Though I do tech support for a high school and a ...

In GEAR » Soft Star
October 11, 2:01pm

Sierra Cup
Next best thing to a soaking wet pair of Levi's in the backcountry. Designed to be able to make all hot drinks Cold and still have the ability to burn your face when you try to have a drink.

In GEAR » Sierra Cup
September 28, 12:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Thanks Ian
Oh well

In Chaff » Continuation of "Religion in the Canyon/Foxhole" thread
September 09, 9:45pm

Feathered Friends
They make great stuff, my summer and winter bags are FF. but I always unzip the summer bag and use it like a quilt. In a bivy sack if I zip up the sleeping bag and bivy I always freak out in t...

In GEAR » Quilt vs bag, input wanted (Alsek vs Hummingbird)
September 09, 9:29pm

My favorite softshell so far next to the old Ibex Skifans Schoeller jackets. Breathes well, just a touch of warmth and zero claminess. Works as a base later, wind shell, and bug jacket up to abou...

In GEAR » OR Ferrosi jacket
September 09, 9:24pm

Ferrosi Hoody
I use my Outdoor Research Ferossi Hoody as a super breathable sleeping base layer, wind jacket, and anti bug shield. Soft shells usually don't fit into a lightweight backpacking gear list bu...

In GEAR » How Useful is Softshell? Do You Use It?
August 11, 8:55pm

La Sportiva C-Lite
http://www.sportiva.com/products/footwear/mountain-running I have used the La Sportiva C-lite on up to 1 week trips. There is an extra layer of breathable mesh that adds some dust/dirt protecti...

In GEAR » Ultralight trail runners that DON'T leak dust?
August 06, 6:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Chupka

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gearExpress.com gearExpress.com
Every emailed question was answered within hours. UPS shipping is free over $50. When I questioned whether an item that I ordered would be to my residence on my time schedule, they shipped it via US...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 01, 9:56pm

Rab Summit 300 1/2 Zip
I give the bag 4 stars only due to its weight of 28 ounces for a 28 degree bag. The Pertex Microlght lining is very soft and not clammy feeling at all. The Pertex Endurance outer is extremely we...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
July 10, 8:51pm