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Chad Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me I have been backpacking a little over 3 years now, but in that time I have logged a number of trail miles and went through a lot of gear trying to find my sweet spot. Now, thanks to cuben fiber, alcohol stoves, down and of course a better understanding, my TPW has severly dropped! My cold weather BPW is 9 - 10 lbs and my warm weather BPW is 5 - 6 lbs.
About 95% of the time I hike with family or friends and in the SouthEastern states. My favorites places to get away are anywhere along the AT as well as in the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Montane Minimus Smock
Just curious if anyone has used the Montane Minimus Smock and if so, what are your thoughts on it?

In GEAR » Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
June 13, 5:03pm

Re: And on longer backpack trips?
For me, yes. On my last trip, I took 40 ml's of S-L-X per day. I used 25 ml's for dinner, which was easily enough to bring 3 cups of water to a boil, and 15 ml's for breakfast, which...

In GEAR » Calder Cone & Starlyte stoves
June 10, 7:00pm

Re: Re: Calder Cone & Starlyte stoves
I second what Jennifer said...

In GEAR » Calder Cone & Starlyte stoves
June 09, 5:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Foam-like neoair protector anyone?
Yeah I wouldn't suggest using the ccf pad directly on the ground. I still use at least a small piece of polycro directly on the ground...

In GEAR » Foam like neoair protector anyone?
June 02, 9:57pm

Re: ESBIT gunk & pot storage
I also used the little tyvek sleeve to store my cone before putting it inside the cook pot. With my 1.3L set-up, it has been used for lots of both wood & Esbit, however, the Tyvek sleeve does a...

In GEAR » Mini Caldera Cone awesomenessness
June 02, 8:21pm

Re: Foam-like neoair protector anyone?
I use the large XLite. When packed up, it is my "frame" or back padding may be a better term. Anyway, in the colder months, I will carry a 1/8" GG Thinlight pad to supplement the XLi...

In GEAR » Foam like neoair protector anyone?
June 02, 8:12pm

UL Evernew Pot Weights
Here are the weights of my Evernew "UL" (the ones w/o the non stick coating) ti pots: 0.6L pot: 67 grams 0.6L pot + lid: 91 grams 0.9L pot: 81 grams 0.9L pot + lid: 110 grams ...

In GEAR » weights of Evernew ultralight pots: 0.6, 0.9, 1.3 L?
May 31, 3:46pm

Re: weights of Evernew ultralight pots: 0.6, 0.9, 1.3 L?
David, I got your email. I'm at work now but will get the weights of all 3 once I get home. They are all 3 the "UL" versions as well.

In GEAR » weights of Evernew ultralight pots: 0.6, 0.9, 1.3 L?
May 31, 1:04pm

The Trail Show Podcast
I have never listened to the "BPL" podcasts, but have been listening to the guys (and gals) over on The Trail Show, and it has been quite entertaining. I have enjoyed it for sure.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Podcasts?
May 12, 8:31pm

Thank you Anna!
Wow... I cannot believe that I missed these... they are definitely on my radar now! Just curious, is your listed 5 oz including the straps? And how do you like the handles? I love the grips in the ...

In GEAR » Trekking Poles-Lightest fully adjustable
May 12, 11:06am

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