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Christopher Gilmore (chrisjgilmore) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me We recently relocated for work from East Wenatchee WA to San Jose CA and I am looking forward to getting out and doing some backpacking with my 8 year old son and my wife.
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Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
Ok, so I pulled the trigger on the Zpacks Triplex and the sleeping bag. I'm waiting to hear back for my email inquiry to MLD to pickup my new pack a Prophet. Thanks for the input. CG

In GEAR » Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
March 02, 9:44pm

Backpacking Light Stealth NANO Ultralight Backpacking Tarp
Does anyone know of a good substitute for the Backpacking Light Stealth NANO Ultralight Backpacking Tarp? I've posted in a couple of previous threads where I'm looking for a 5 oz Tarp. I fo...

In GEAR » Backpacking Light Stealth NANO Ultralight Backpacking Tarp
March 02, 9:40pm

Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
So where this got interesting was the search for a single person shelter. "I am also looking for at a small SUL tarp suggestion and full bug net/bivy combo for a 10 oz or less solution as well...

In GEAR » Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
February 27, 12:02am

Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
Luke, I don't do HERO loads each member of my family contributes and carries their own gear the exception being cooking gear and food.I do have additional packs for heavy hauling if i need ...

In GEAR » Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
February 24, 10:25am

Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
Travis, For a tarp and Bug Bivy Combo it looks like I can get in between 11-14 oz pretty easily or I can just go with a SMD Wild Oasis at 13 oz $195. I was looking at a combo of a ZPacks Hexam...

In GEAR » Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
February 23, 11:34pm

Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
Folks, Given my recent trip and my trips last year I'm soliciting some advice. I have three pieces of gear I'm looking at for upgrades.I have three backpackers in my family although I ...

In GEAR » Gear Upgrades - Quilt, Shelter & Pack
February 23, 3:01pm

They're back again: The lightest cathole trowels on the planet ! Titanium, two sizes
Just sent my paypal for a big dig.

In Gear Deals » They're back again: The lightest cathole trowels on the planet ! Titanium, two sizes
February 17, 1:04pm

Quilts
My current unit has a fixed foot box and its nice so i think that would still be a good thing but im open to options and thoughts on the matter. Beyond that I just want a good quality quilt that ha...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Quilts
February 12, 10:03am

Quilts
So not to high jack his thread but I'm considering these and I'm interested in some feedback. I'm 5'9" 196 lbs and fairly fit. A warm sleeper and have a good pad for ground ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Quilts
February 11, 10:57pm

WTB: wilderness toilet
All guys ideas folks I like the 10oz stool idea and I'll have to look at the inflatable solution. As for carrying a bucket into the great outdoors I think that might be a pain to fit in the pack.

In Gear Swap » WTB: wilderness toilet
January 13, 11:10pm

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