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Chad Lorenz (ChadL) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Teton Valley, Wydaho
About Me NOLS instructor, ski instructor at Grand Targhee.

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UL sleeping for two
Another option: http://www.featheredfriends.com/Picasso/Bags/Spoonbill.html You may or may not be comfortable using down in the Appalachians/PNW, YMMV.

In GEAR » UL premarital counseling (sleep system for two)
April 09, 7:55am

Re: Current snow condtions near Jackson Hole, WY?
www.jhavalanche.org is a good start... I live in Driggs (north of Victor) and work at Targhee. In general we've had a warm march with valley temps reaching into the low 60's and temps i...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Current snow condtions near Jackson Hole, WY?
March 25, 6:18pm

snow-camping food
When draining pasta water in the winter, I never let it go to waste: a baby nalgene gets filled up with the leftover water, throw in a teabag or some cocoa powder and have a hot drink. I usually sl...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Snow-camping food
November 21, 2:03pm

I work for NOLS in the summer and teach skiing all winter, this year in the Tetons.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do for a living?
October 29, 5:48pm

replace it
I instruct for an outdoor school and I routinely "wear out" my ridgerests. This past summer in the Wind Rivers I wore one down so significantly in the hip/butt area that it no longer had ...

In GEAR » Ridgerest. Worth replacing?
September 23, 2:26pm

HMG packs at IME in NH in cuben and Xpac
Hey folks, I had noticed a post on BPL a week ago or so? referencing cuben packs at IME in Conway. I was in Gorham so took a short drive down today. IME has older model HMG Windriders in cuben as w...

In Gear Deals » HMG packs at IME in NH in cuben and Xpac
September 07, 1:22pm

Re: 1p pyramid Prototype
Love the double door design! Very cool!

In Make Your Own Gear » 1p pyramid Prototype
August 28, 4:36pm

Beyond Clothing
www.beyondclothing.com These guys have been around for awhile and seem to have a good reputation: they do lots of custom work. They offer a few different weights of softshell pants, make sure t...

In GEAR » know of short inseam softshell pants??...let me know!
May 06, 11:24am

homemade ice climbing gear
I'd be really excited to see more pics of the tech hoodie and goretex pants! Great job! Time to start machining you own ice screws :)

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade gear goes ice climbing
March 18, 6:37am

Since graduating in may '09, I've worked various outdoor ed positions, including working in the field for NOLS, teaching children enviro ed at The Chewonki Foundation and now I'm off fo...

In Chaff » What do you do for a living
November 03, 10:26am

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