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Charles Jennings (vigilguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Utah
About Me Former Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Industry. Changed careers to sales and business development.

I own 8 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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-21 degree F
-21 below zero in March in Northern Utah. Temps were 30 degrees during the day before, then the skies cleared and the temps plummeted. Three of us were in a Hilleberg Nallo 3 GT. We were prepa...

In Winter Hiking » Your coldest night camping?
February 06, 7:59pm

FS: Stephenson Warmlite DAM
Like new. 70 inch size. Asking $100.00

In Gear Swap » FS: Stephenson Warmlite DAM
February 06, 10:22am

WM Flash XR
I bought one of these last week and like the fit. They are not using Dri Down, but the shell contains a WP/B membrane for water resistance. Down fill is 3.5 oz., jacket averages 11 oz. I have...

In GEAR » Can you recommend a water repellant down sweater...
December 28, 10:16am

Satellite phones
I have been using both Iridium and Globalstar for several years now. I loved Globalstar many years ago when I could get good reception, then basically put it on the shelf for the last few years un...

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
September 10, 8:45am

VALANDRE Immelman pricing
@Scott Jones The VALANDRE Immelman runs $647.95, and that is with the discounted MAP pricing.

In GEAR » can you suggest a down jacket for my needs please
August 08, 9:27pm

Packraft has been SOLD.

In Gear Swap » Unrigged Alpacka Fjord Explorer F/S + paddle
August 08, 9:29am

Sale pending on raft
Sale pending receipt of funds. (In answer to your question - I have floated two people in it on an alpine lake...kinda cozy).

In Gear Swap » Unrigged Alpacka Fjord Explorer F/S + paddle
August 08, 7:26am

I own one and like it. Pricey but well made, and very warm. Disclosure- I am a Valandre retailer.

In GEAR » can you suggest a down jacket for my needs please
August 07, 9:56pm

Unrigged Alpacka Fjord Explorer F/S + Sawyer paddle
Excellent condition. New model with the extended stern. Minor cosmetic rectangle on top right side...I tried to glue a base for a fly fishing holder and it didn't take. Boat has seen very l...

In Gear Swap » Unrigged Alpacka Fjord Explorer F/S + paddle
August 07, 9:45pm

P & G
@ David Ure - No, the Bayonets were not touching the back of my head. As I mentioned, I really snugged them down just to see what it felt like.

In GEAR » A McHale demo pack arrived today
July 15, 11:32am

All Reader Reviews by Charles Jennings

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Caldera F-Keg Titanium Cone
I had the opportunity to go goatpacking with Josh Leavitt of Ti Goat, who hooked me up with a Ti version of the cone that fits with the Fosters can. As I recall, I had complained about how fragile th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 22, 4:34pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have had the chance to test the Bloody Mary over the last few weeks, so this would be an INITIAL REVIEW, with more to follow. The Bloody Mary, rather than a specialized bag which some of Valandre...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
February 21, 3:26pm

Gossamer Gear

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 21, 3:06pm