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Chad "Stick" Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me My stomping grounds are the SE US, and 90% of the time, somewhere on the AT in GA, TN, or NC. Other times I enjoy going to the Smokies, or other smaller wilderness areas such as the Savage Gulf area.
Most of my trips are between 2 - 5 days long, with rare 7 day long trips. My total pack weights are generally under 20 lbs, unless trying new gear, or carrying extra for the kids. In the dead of summer, I enjoy SUL hikes, and have given thought to XUL (almost there...)
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All Forum Posts by Chad "Stick" Poindexter

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Montbell UL Down Inner Parka & Ex Light
I was quite happy with having the option of using either my Ex Light or my UL Down Inner Parka, but then the new Ex Light Anorak came out... and I think it will fill both of these options for me (l...

In Gear Swap » Montbell UL Down Inner Parka & Ex Light
September 06, 7:16pm

ex light
I have an Ex Light in XL that I am going to be looking to sell. About a year old, excellent condition, 6.4 oz and would like $130.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Sub 8oz Down top
September 03, 11:06am

Re: regular ccf pad under large inflatable pad.
IME, ccf on top for noticeable warmth bump, and under for extra protection... Of course being under, it will likely provide a little more warmth too, but I couldn't tell it until I moved the cc...

In GEAR » regular ccf pad under large inflatable pad.
September 02, 7:48pm

Re: Eric
I have been just fine hanging out around camp at 20 F with a cap 2 long sleeve crew, R1 pullover (not the hooded version) and my MB UL Down Parka. I also had my rain shell to throw over it all if I...

In GEAR » Down jackets. Help me finally choose.
September 02, 6:39pm

Re: Re: Re: love it
Thanks for the info Serge. And yeah... I gave in... after posting that yesterday I placed an order for a large from ProLite Gear. At 5'10" and 175 lbs, I think I could have gotten away wit...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
September 02, 4:33am

Re: love it
Serge, what size is yours? And wow am I tempted... the wife has given me the thumbs up... so long as I sell my basically new Ex Light, and UL Down Inner Parka...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
September 01, 5:24pm

Re: 2 base layers vs 1 thicker layer.
In our colder months (SE) I generally go with a long sleeve Cap 2 crew, then either the Cap 4 long sleeve 1/4 zip hooded shirt, or my R1, and then my puffy. This has been a really nice system for m...

In GEAR » 2 base layers vs 1 thicker layer.
September 01, 8:00am

Re: Re: Whisperer
Bob, the Ghost Whisperer does have a hood. It is called the "Hooded Jacket." MH Ghost Whisperer Down Hooded Jacket Also, I have the Ex Light and the UL Down Inner Parka (and had the...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
September 01, 7:55am

Re: Whisperer
Just curious, how do you know that it has 2.8 oz of down fill? On the Mountain Hardwear website, it doesn't state an amount for the down fill for either the jacket, or the parka. Saying that th...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
August 31, 9:06pm

top loading machine
I just want to clarify that not all top loading machines are equal. Many today are now made without an agitator (that big tower in the middle of the tub). Mine does not have an agitator and as I me...

In GEAR » Washing - Lost Down Loft
August 31, 6:06am

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