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Christopher Chupka (FatTexan) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Christopher Chupka

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Perfect
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

Tension
First line: "There was tension." Second line: "'Members of the 82nd Airborne, stationed nearby would tell the troopers from the 101st what combat in North Africa, Sicily...

In Chaff » Forecast your sex life for the year ahead.
August 05, 4:19pm

Mixed Up
Steve, I am sure you are right about the pics being mixed up. I have almost 300 photos from the trip. Too many beautiful lakes to keep track of. I need to start some sort of trail journal.

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Sawtooth Loop (Grandjean to Grandjean)
July 31, 10:05am

Cap 1 Stretch
I like the Cap 1 Stretch better. They seem to stay in place better and offer a little more support. I have not really noticed a difference in if either pair feels warmer or cooler.

In GEAR » Patagonia Boxer Briefs
July 29, 3:06pm

Me too!
IM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Thermarest Neoair Xlite Small New in Box
July 27, 12:07pm

Grand Sawtooth Loop (Grandjean to Grandjean) July 14th-20th
Drove the two hours from Wichita Falls to the Will Rogers Airport in OKC. Southwest to Denver, 3 hour layover with a microbrewery visit in the Denver Airport. Denver to Boise, arriving 11:30 PM l...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Sawtooth Loop (Grandjean to Grandjean)
July 23, 6:35pm

Apple
I was kind of Put off by the issue with the show about Apple, but they did an honest sincere job explaining/apologizing for what happened, more than any other media source would do. This Americ...

In Chaff » 500th episode of This American Life
July 20, 6:25pm

Paddles and sleeping pad
Anybody know what the paddles in the pic are on Ruta Locuras site? http://www.rutalocura.com/LWD.html Can this be used as your sleeping pad as well? Is it Multiple air chambers?

In Gear Deals » LWD-UL Pack Raft
July 20, 11:00am

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