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Christopher * (cfrey.0) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale US East Coast
About Me Born in Philly. Family from the Smokies. I've been lost in the Scottish highlands and alone in the damp swamps of Botswana.

PCT: (class of 2012) NOBO to Canada
CDT/GDMBR: (class of 2012) SOBO back to Mexico
AT: Section hiking since I was a kid
CityPhiladelphia (mostly)
StatePA
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Christopher *

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Re: Indirectly related
I have an indirectly related question that is kinda weird, but given the scope of knowledge and experience on this forum I figure I'll go ahead and ask here... I have looked into a few of t...

In GEAR » SmarTube Bottle Hydration System
May 13, 6:37pm

Re: Dog brain
Or maybe: "I have chewed up you shoes and eaten all your socks. Now we can stay here forever." Shoot ... just my dog again, huh?

In Gear Swap » This moving thing is really wearing on me: Locus Gear Khufu CTF3 w/DTPE system:
May 10, 8:37pm

Dog brain
"If I pee on it, it will be mine!" Oh ... Maybe that is just my dog.

In Gear Swap » This moving thing is really wearing on me: Locus Gear Khufu CTF3 w/DTPE system:
May 10, 8:31pm

Re: Carbon fiber frame backpacks in the future
For a couple years now KUIU has been producing a carbon fiber frame for their ICON series hunting packs. Apparently it is a single piece with molded vertical frame rails/stays and an integrated fra...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Carbon fiber frame backpacks in the future
May 05, 10:39pm

Re: Sorry
Max, Did W&P provide you the diameter of the wool fibers and fabric weight they are using in the button down or in the tees? I ask because I really like the Ibex 150g/m2 18.5 micron mate...

In GEAR » Wool & Prince: Great Shirt, Great Material, Great Company
April 26, 6:45pm

Re: kimtah rain jacket for PCT hike in Oregon/Washington Aug/Sept
I would say your choice ultimately depends on the rest of your kit and how it all works together ... evaluating and understanding how your gear works in the aggregate is the crux of being smart and...

In GEAR » kimtah rain jacket for PCT hike in Oregon/Washington Aug/Sept
April 25, 9:34am

Re: making an innernet for my duomid...
Jennifer, I'm curious on how your sewing class went? I've been looking for a class locally, but cannot seem to find anything basic. I may just have to resort to internet tutorials.

In Make Your Own Gear » making an innernet for my duomid...
April 17, 10:53pm

Re: Try Oxi-Clean
I actually listened to that Fresh-Air episode! It was such a strange topic I was mesmerized. She also mentioned the use of a meat tenderizer to break down set protein stains/odors. Based on what...

In GEAR » exped ul stench
April 17, 2:26pm

Re: Katabatic: Advice on best fit for 5' 7"? Small, Reg or Reg Wide?
I am 6 feet tall 165 pounds and have a long wide Chisos. Obviously I am not a good physical analog to your situation, but I considered 2 points that I think carry over to all shapes and sizes: I...

In GEAR » Katabatic: Advice on best fit for 5' 7"? Small, Reg or Reg Wide?
April 14, 9:53am

Re: Hiking with ostomy issues
I have been indirectly dealing with this with a family member since December. He lost his entire ascending colon and now has an end illeostomy. Biggest thing you need to know in the early stage...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking with ostomy issues
April 12, 9:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Christopher *

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LukesUltralight SilNylon Rain Shell
Luke does really nice work, including making the 7D rain shells for Ruta Locura. The SilNylon shell he sells on his site is studier than 7D, but still comes in at a respectable weight. Pit zips? Yes. ...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 30, 4:30pm