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Charles Jennings (vigilguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Utah
About Me Former Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Industry. Changed careers to sales and business development.

I own 8 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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There is a purpose to the slant in the Nammatj/Nallo/Anjan...
Compare the length of the Nammatj to the Keron and observe that the Nammatj takes up considerably less real estate. Not everyone feels the same way as you, Tipi. I do not and have never had a...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
July 02, 1:54pm

Enan Footprint
I use the Akto footprint to keep the tent clean and to have coverage inside the vestibule. It fits perfectly. Bear in mind that all Hilleberg tents, including the Enan, uses a very robust fabric ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 22, 6:30am

I choked at the price of the Enan when I saw it. I asked Petra about it, and she told me that the Kerlon 600 is harder to make and harder to sew. Apparently they pay more for the Kerlon 600 from ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 14, 5:12pm

After 160 hours of rain, I am not surprised at all that you experienced dripping from either condensation or a sewn-through point in the vestibule. With that much rain, you must have had a lot of ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 04, 3:34pm

Enan thoughts
Stephen- thanks for the Enan photos. What are your impressions of this solo tent? Likes? Dislikes?

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 03, 7:29pm

Shipping goose down products
From what I understand, UPS and FEDEX have gone to "Dimensional Weight" when calculating shipping costs, so this may be why Moosejaw compressed the down garment, in order to save on shipp...

In GEAR » OK to leave down compressed for a long time?
March 15, 5:02am

Hilleberg Enan
Disclaimer: I am an authorized Hilleberg Retailer. Stephen should have the Enan in his possession by now, along with a couple of other customers of mine, who are headed to Patagonia with their...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
March 14, 10:17pm

Valandre lists down fill weights Oops, I see now that Tipi mentioned that. One feature that I really like about the Valandre jackets is that the baffles or chambers in his new models, the Moulin Rouge and th...

In GEAR » Why don't manfucaturers list the fill wieght of down jackets?
December 22, 8:57am

Solo shelter - Winds - September
I have spent several Labor Day weekends in the Winds above 10,500 ft. If you are talking exposed terrain, September time frame... if it were me... I'd use a Hilleberg Soulo. I am pretty cons...

In GEAR » Best solo shelter for the Wind Rivers in September
December 18, 10:49pm

@Peter- it is obvious that you have a strong personal opinion of the Enan design. I do not share your concerns, as I like the design features of the Enan, personally. My suggestion would be, i...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
September 22, 3:20pm

All Reader Reviews by Charles Jennings

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Caldera F-Keg Titanium Cone
I had the opportunity to go goatpacking with Josh Leavitt of Ti Goat, who hooked me up with a Ti version of the cone that fits with the Fosters can. As I recall, I had complained about how fragile th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 22, 4:34pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have had the chance to test the Bloody Mary over the last few weeks, so this would be an INITIAL REVIEW, with more to follow. The Bloody Mary, rather than a specialized bag which some of Valandre...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
February 21, 3:26pm

Gossamer Gear

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 21, 3:06pm