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Chris Bell (Hobbit) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me I am 53 and have been 4 season backpacking since a teenager. As I age I've had to lighten up the pack to keep my milage up. Typically I hike about 15 miles a day. Presently I carry about 8 lbs base weight and my hips and knees are happy. Many THANKS to this site to discover ways to drop the weight. There are numerous trails close to home, Suquehannock Trail System STS, and often backpack the weekends right after work on Friday. Chris aka Hobbit
CityShinglehouse
StatePennsylvania
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Chris Bell

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SOLD
Hey thanks for the free bump! :) The bag is now SOLD Chris

In Gear Swap » FS Montbell U.L. Super Spiral down Hugger #3 L/rz
February 19, 4:32pm

SOLD Montbell U.L. Super Spiral down Hugger #3 L/rz
For Sale: Montbell U.L. Super Spiral down Hugger #3 size Long (up to 6 foot 6 inches) with right hand zip. Down is 800 fill Weight of bag on my old set of scales is just under 23 oz. Purchased...

In Gear Swap » FS Montbell U.L. Super Spiral down Hugger #3 L/rz
February 18, 6:04pm

PM sent
I'll buy if still available, pm sent.

In Gear Swap » FS Zpacks Quantum Bivy
February 18, 6:08am

G4
PM sent on G4.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Gossamer Gear G4 and Six Moon Designs tent
February 17, 10:38am

SOLD
SOLD MLD Trailstar tarp with stuff sack. Silnylon grey. Bought this sencond hand and been using it this winter. It's in good shape but does have a dark area on the silnylon to the rig...

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Trailstar Silnylon
February 02, 6:28am

PM sent
I'll purchase if still available. Thanks, Chris

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-5A Camera, Lens, Viewfinder, and Microphone
February 01, 11:53am

I'll buy
PM sent.

In Gear Swap » F.S. Zpacks Cuben Fiber Mitts
January 26, 5:06am

Mountain Laurel Designs 850 ml Titanium Cup with Pot Cozy
I'll purchase the Mountain Laurel Designs 850 ml Titanium Cup with Pot Cozy. Thanks

In Gear Swap » F.S. Closet Cleaning - Multiple Items in Excellent Condition
December 01, 12:46pm

email sent
email sent I'll take it if still available. Thanks, Chris

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL FireLite SUL-500? and Trail Designs Caldera Cone and Stove
September 21, 2:28pm

SOLD Tigoat Ptarmigan Bivy SOLD
SOLD Tigoat Ptarmigan bivy Has the net option. Zipper across the chest. A little over 7 oz on my scale so must be last year’s model. Purchased used but in good condition. $55 shipped. ...

In Gear Swap » FS Tigoat Ptarmigan Bivy
September 15, 8:17am

All Reader Reviews by Chris Bell

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Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
Great comfort when inflated somewhat soggy - about 10 puffs of air. The air channels are fairly pronounced "rounded" and you may be distracted by the feel of the "valleys" in betw...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 06, 6:35pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro-Lite 4
This is the warmest pad I have. I've slept plenty warm down into the 10 - 15 deg F range. Durable - I've used it directly on frozen ground without issues but certainly would not recommend it...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 06, 6:01pm

GoLite Ether Wind Shirt (Wisp HP)
I’ve been using a Golite Ether Wind Shirt since Fall 2007 mainly for wind protection and shedding rain/snow from my inner layer of 200 wt fleece. I’ve discovered this winter, when hiking, I can stay ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 29, 7:42pm