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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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Re: Pushing a Sleep System Further - Top vs Bottom
My opinion... The pad. If your bag is truly rated to 20 F, then replace, or better yet, supplement your pad with a ccf pad, even just a 1/8" pad. You can use extra clothes to add insulatio...

In GEAR » Pushing a Sleep System Further - Top vs Bottom
March 09, 6:31pm

Re: re: Obnoxious MLD prices... (OT: the future of cuben fibre pricing)
>>This is going to be slightly off-topic, but I think the cuben fibre lovers in the hiking world had better get ready for an increase in the price of the cuben fibre. Better hurry and get ...

In GEAR » Obnoxious MLD prices...
March 08, 7:01pm

Re: Why I don't like the bug bivy route...
>>>"wouldn't it be great if the netting to this bivy were sewn to the edges of my tarp? It would give me a lot more room AND probably be lighter than the combo." I agree.....

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 08, 6:52pm

Re: mld
Joslyn, I would say the (standard size) Borah bivy might have a slightly wider floor, but I don't have the MLD bivy to actually compare it too any longer. With a 20" wide pad, there were a...

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 08, 4:37pm

Re: Re: Re: MLD
I don't have the Borah bug bivy, but have one of his regular bivies, and had a MLD bug bivy. Saying that, the MLD bug bivy has loads more room inside it than the Borah bivies. It can be suspend...

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 08, 2:36pm

Inov8 XTalon 212 Wide toe box
If it helps any, Inov8 is supposed to be coming out with a "wide toe box" version of the X-Talon 212's...

In GEAR » Wide/Zero Drop Shoe Options
March 07, 5:02pm

Re: Thinking about a bug bivy...
I would suggest contacting John @ Borah Gear.

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 07, 4:20pm

Re: Re: Vented drink tubing?
>But you'll have less capacity. Only by as much as 8 oz (and likely only about 6 or 7 oz) as I carry two 20 oz Gatorade bottles to drink from during the day. I always carry a 2L Sawyer ba...

In GEAR » Vented drink tubing?
March 05, 7:37am

Re: Re: Re: Vented drink tubing?
Nope, not in my pack... Fluids go in side pack pockets of my cuben (waterproof) backpack... Also, the weight of a single 1L Platy and the tubing would be less than the 2 Gatorade bottles I carry...

In GEAR » Vented drink tubing?
March 05, 7:30am

GG Air Cooler
Sending PM about GG Air Cooler. Payment sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Camp, Salomon, Merrell, MSR. Priced to go!
March 04, 7:26pm

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