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Christopher Plesko (Pivvay) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Rocky Mountains
About Me "It doesn't have to be fun to be fun" - Mark Twight
CityWestminster
StateColorado
CountryUSA
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FS: GoLite Shangri La 3 SOLD
Pitched twice in my back yard in the snow. I rinsed it in the tub so there shouldn't be any signicant dust/dirt on it. In perfect condition. Love the tent but I want the money more for somethi...

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite Shangri La 3
April 06, 10:54am

Re: Keplingers Coulouir
True Aaron. Keplingers is harder than an easy hike I suppose but if it comes near the end of the trip maybe the packs won't be so heavy? There could be snow in Keplingers in Aug/Sept but it wou...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Best Hikes Near Denver
April 06, 10:42am

Re: Re: Re: Best Hikes Near Denver
RMNP can be pretty darn desolate if you get away from the main and easily accessible trailheads. I had this in mind as a dayhike or overnight but you could easily stretch it out. http://bp2.tri...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Best Hikes Near Denver
April 06, 8:54am

Re: best part of CO trail
I have a lot of favorite parts, but the San Juans sections are the prettiest continuous section IMO. As for busy, outside of the few popular and easily accessible trailheads (waterton, Kenosha, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » colorado trail july vs september
April 05, 6:59pm

Re: august maybe
Storms are usually fast and scary. The can come any time in the summer. Last summer they pounded me all through June/early July. Two years ago they danced around me and hardly touched me in August....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » colorado trail july vs september
April 03, 8:30am

Re: colorado trail july vs september
How long do you plan on hiking? I'd recommend July for sure. You'll possibly hit some snow patches that haven't melted depending on when you start in July and how fast you are hiking. A...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » colorado trail july vs september
April 02, 5:34pm

Re: MegaMid
I've got a Golite Shangrala-3, pitched once. PM me an offer if that interests you.

In Gear Swap » WTB: BD Mega Light
March 25, 4:32pm

face area
Mine wets out there usually, esp when it's really cold. Of course when it's that cold I can usually just wait a minute after getting out and brush off the frost. It's not a big deal for...

In GEAR » wetting out a down bag
March 25, 10:35am

Re: Re: ID eVent Thru Hiker is tops
Up the effort, wear a slightly warmer base layer or use a wind shirt/vest?

In GEAR » Marmot Mica - How Breathable Is It?
March 25, 7:25am

Re: The perfect jacket
I love my Ascensionist jacket but for daily wear I usually grab my Marmot Driclime since it has no hood. If it's snowing or raining then I take the Ascensionist but I like to save the wear and ...

In GEAR » The perfect jacket
March 24, 10:12am

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Plesko

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Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
We own two of these (one small and one medium) and on most trips these make the cut. They are very warm over 3 season conditions and their compact packing and light weight make them a favorite plus th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 11, 10:28pm

Patagonia MicroPuff Vest
I've had the Micropuff vest for a few months now and feel comfortable in giving a review. The vest is a total winner. I bought it for a summer insulation safety piece since it's synthetic and my bag i...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 11, 6:43pm