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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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Valandre Goose Down
Michael- I suggested the Bloody Mary because of its design and amount of down fill -- it seemed to be the best fit for the temp rating that he was looking for. If he is living in Arkansas, he'...

In GEAR » New Bag Help
January 05, 4:21pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have been testing the Bloody Mary recently, and I personally like it for use as a bag in the temp range that you specified. It has a unique feature where it has two different zip-out collars, de...

In GEAR » New Bag Help
January 05, 11:35am

Valandre LaFayette size Large - FS
I have decided to sell off my personal LaFayette by Valandre'. It retails for $599, I'd like to sell it for $350 plus shipping. I used it last summer on a trip to the Winds, and a couple o...

In Gear Swap » Valandre LaFayette size Large - FS
December 18, 7:23am

Valandre' Shocking Blue
"I just couldn't see how a bag with 6" of loft in some areas would be warmer than the Antelope, a tighter fitting bag, let alone go to 0 degrees or -13, unless one were essentially su...

In GEAR » Tell me about Valandre
November 17, 9:56am

Valandre' Shocking Blue

In GEAR » Tell me about Valandre
November 17, 9:54am

I can't help myself...gotta chime in here... :-) Disclosure: I am an authorized retailer for Valandre' gear. I personally own the Swing 500, the Mirage, the Lafayette, and the Thor. ...

In GEAR » Tell me about Valandre
November 13, 7:57pm

Valandre' equivalent for your wife
Wellllll.....Do you think that she wants/needs an all-season bag? Would she like a full zip? (I went with a WM sequoia semi-rectangular for my wife because she HAS to stick her feet out...they get...

In GEAR » valandre bags?
October 11, 5:20pm

Valandre bag weights vs PHD
Mmmmmm.... I am not coming up with the same figures, so I am having a hard time accepting that the PHD bags are "a lot lighter" than Valandre bags. The PHD XERO 800 bag that is rate...

In GEAR » valandre bags?
October 11, 2:31pm

Space remaining inside Nallo 2 with an Exped DAM 9 DLX
I thought that this photo might be of benefit. The head-end of the airmat was all the way up to the doorway (entrance). the length of the DAM 9 DLX is 76", and the inner length of the Na...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Nallo 2
October 07, 8:19pm

With the new version of Nallo tents, there is a rear guy line that attaches to the outer tent just above the rear zipper. This helps in pulling the outer tent away from the inner at the foot of th...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Nallo 2
October 07, 8:16pm

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