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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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Cirque of the Towers, Wind River Range. Lots of on/off trail scrambling options, a bit crowded with climbers occasionally, but easy to stay off trails and avoid folks.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Where to take 20 year old daughter?
June 15, 12:32pm

Re: Re: Cheap Plastic Soda Bottle is Fine
I had Matthews' experience with plastic soda bottles, until last week on a packrafting trip in Alaska. I was using a 1 liter wide mouthed pepsi bottle (as I've done for many months of backp...

In Multiple Use Gear » Hot water bottle/drinking water?
June 09, 8:31am

I'm in Driggs Nov-April and in the field or in transit the remainder of the year.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Greater Yellowstone area BPL folks?
May 03, 2:07pm

Moonbow Gear
... has been working with this idea for quite some time. Browse around on their website for more/other iterations of this idea.

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

UL sleeping for two
Another option: 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? 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

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