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Chad "Stick" Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me My stomping grounds are the SE US, and 90% of the time, somewhere on the AT in GA, TN, or NC. Other times I enjoy going to the Smokies, or other smaller wilderness areas such as the Savage Gulf area.
Most of my trips are between 2 - 5 days long, with rare 7 day long trips. My total pack weights are generally under 20 lbs, unless trying new gear, or carrying extra for the kids. In the dead of summer, I enjoy SUL hikes, and have given thought to XUL (almost there...)
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My system & a question
I generally carry 2, 20 oz Gatorade bottles, one on each shoulder strap. (I used to carry just one 32 oz Gatorade bottle, but as my pack weight got lighter, I noticed how uneven the weight was with...

In GEAR » Water container system breakdown
December 23, 8:43am

Re: Doubling pads
I agree with Konrad, I don't see why you couldn't. The only thing I would be concerned about though would be keeping the air pads stacked on top of each other throughout the night... In ...

In GEAR » Winter hike: using 2 sleeping pads together, good idea?
December 23, 8:21am

Re: Re: probably wrong settings for low battery life
I also picked up the H51 earlier this year and have been very happy with it! I added a DIY elastic headband and it now comes in at exactly ...

In GEAR » ZebraLights...
December 21, 9:14pm

Enlightened Equipment
Enlightened Equipment.

In GEAR » 3 season light weight sleeping quilt
December 20, 8:44pm

Got mine too!
I imagine that a few people got their Houdini's in today... :) I am comparing mine to my NF Verto I have, which is not perfect, but doesn't have much that I am too concerned about, espe...

In Gear Deals » Houdini's 37.83on sale at REI-Outlet
December 20, 8:39pm

Plus FREE 2-Day Shipping!
Thanks for posting! I had been wanting to pick up a houdini to try out and compare it to my Verto, but haven't wanted to drop the $$ on one...but at $37 (after you add it to the cart, today onl...

In Gear Deals » Houdini's 37.83on sale at REI-Outlet
December 17, 8:28pm

Re: Winter Gloves and Miitts system
Our winters are pretty mild. If it gets to single digits it is rare. Most of the time our lows are in the mid teens and up, not counting wind chill. I have been fine just using my OR PL150 Fleece g...

In GEAR » Winter Gloves and Miitts system
December 15, 4:12pm

Re: Yeah GooseFeet
Another plus one on the GooseFeet Down Socks and Overbooties. They are great, and I am very happy with them. Very glad I shelled out the $$ as I feel that they are very worth it...

In GEAR » Question on Western Mountaineering Booties
December 08, 12:37am

You could look at the ZPacks rain mitts. They are a bit smaller than my MLD rain mitts. Also, if you email ZPacks first, they may be able to make them a bit more custom.

In GEAR » Rain mitts for women
December 05, 8:00pm

Re: Repair lost tip on LT4 trekking pole
I recently had to send in one of my LT4's for the very same thing. And yes, as others have already said, the whole tip will need to be replaced. As far as I understand, the entire tip is pressf...

In GEAR » Repair lost tip on LT4 trekking pole
December 04, 6:52pm

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