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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 6 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
CityDeweyville
StateUtah
CountryUnited States

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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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Love the Hilleberg Rajd
I have been using the Rajd in Spring and summer conditions in the dry climate of Northen Utah and have yet to experience condensation while using it in this area. We have really low humidity here.

In Editor's Roundtable » Hilleberg Rajd Tent REVIEW
April 13, 9:59pm

Price of down
"But doesn't explain why brands, like WM, also increased prices for down from e.g. Eastern Europe." Their prices for goose down have risen dramatically in the last five years. I...

In GEAR » Down more expensive?
March 02, 1:53pm

-21 degree F
-21 below zero in March in Northern Utah. Temps were 30 degrees during the day before, then the skies cleared and the temps plummeted. Three of us were in a Hilleberg Nallo 3 GT. We were prepa...

In Winter Hiking » Your coldest night camping?
February 06, 7:59pm

FS: Stephenson Warmlite DAM
Like new. 70 inch size. Asking $100.00

In Gear Swap » FS: Stephenson Warmlite DAM
February 06, 10:22am

WM Flash XR
I bought one of these last week and like the fit. They are not using Dri Down, but the shell contains a WP/B membrane for water resistance. Down fill is 3.5 oz., jacket averages 11 oz. I have...

In GEAR » Can you recommend a water repellant down sweater...
December 28, 10:16am

Satellite phones
I have been using both Iridium and Globalstar for several years now. I loved Globalstar many years ago when I could get good reception, then basically put it on the shelf for the last few years un...

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
September 10, 8:45am

VALANDRE Immelman pricing
@Scott Jones The VALANDRE Immelman runs $647.95, and that is with the discounted MAP pricing.

In GEAR » can you suggest a down jacket for my needs please
August 08, 9:27pm

Sold
Packraft has been SOLD.

In Gear Swap » Unrigged Alpacka Fjord Explorer F/S + paddle
August 08, 9:29am

Sale pending on raft
Sale pending receipt of funds. (In answer to your question - I have floated two people in it on an alpine lake...kinda cozy).

In Gear Swap » Unrigged Alpacka Fjord Explorer F/S + paddle
August 08, 7:26am

Immelman
I own one and like it. Pricey but well made, and very warm. Disclosure- I am a Valandre retailer.

In GEAR » can you suggest a down jacket for my needs please
August 07, 9:56pm

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