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Chad Lorenz (ChadL) - BPL Lifetime Member

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

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Moonbow Gear
... has been working with this idea for quite some time. Browse around on their website for more/other iterations of this idea. http://moonbowgear.com/1trailgear/1Custom%20packs/Powerpacks/1pow...

In Make Your Own Gear » my senior thesis design project
April 09, 4:16pm

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

NOLS
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

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