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Chris Bell (Hobbit) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale PA Wilds
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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Sublite Sil
I am interested in the Sublite Sil if its available. Thanks, Chris

In Gear Swap » FS: Subsil Tarptent, Adventure 16 bug bivy
July 12, 8:56am

PM Sent
I'll take it - PM sent thanks

In Gear Swap » FS/Pacific Outdoor Equipment Ether Thermo 6 Sleeping Pad - 2/3 Length
June 09, 7:06am

OLP Conditions?
Greetings from Potter Co. PA Noticed your request for info and wonder if you got out to the OLP Memorial Day weekend? I have not hiked that loop yet but might include it in my rambles this yea...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PA Hikers....Trail Conditions
June 03, 6:28am

SOLD
WS2 is SOLD

In Gear Swap » Jacks R Better Weather Shield type 2 WS2
May 31, 1:37pm

Jacks R Better Weather Shield type 2 WS2
Jacks R Better weather shield type 2 with the JRB suspension system for hanging it up under a hammock. Brand new $45 shipped. http://www.jacksrbetter.com/Weather%20Shield.htm

In Gear Swap » Jacks R Better Weather Shield type 2 WS2
May 31, 8:22am

Six Moon Designs Comet pack on sale
Six Moon Designs Coment pack is on closeout sale $120 regular price $160

In Gear Deals » Six Moon Designs Comet pack on sale
May 31, 8:15am

SOLD
Thanks everyone for the interest. Tent is sold.

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Squall 2 Brand New
May 26, 4:28pm

FS: Tarptent Squall 2 Brand New
For Sale Brand new Tarptent Squall 2 never used except to set up today to seam seal. $180.00 shipped.

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Squall 2 Brand New
May 25, 3:03pm

PM Sent
I have an Ohm large with internal pad and stash pocket if you are interested. PM sent. Thanks, Chris

In Gear Swap » WTB: ULA Ohm Pack
May 24, 4:07pm

email sent
Steve - email sent - Thanks Chris

In Gear Swap » FS - Speer Hammock
May 01, 2:50pm

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