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All Forum Posts by Christopher Chupka

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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

Dunno
I've never ordered from them before, I've looked them up. They are some sort of high dollar by appointment store only. They have some Westcomb and Outdoor Research stuff pretty cheap too.

In Gear Deals » HMG WIndrider and Southwest @ DJBennett.com
July 19, 1:35pm

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