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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: bikepacking without panniers
I have a custom set-up from Porcelain Rocket that I love. It was made for my 29er, but my 29er's frame geometry is similar to a road bike and I run drops. I went with a full frame bag with t...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » bikepacking without panniers
February 04, 11:13am

Re: Local natives used cattail down
"Hundreds of baby spiders hatched inside" Belongs in the "horror story" thread. I know I'm going to have nightmares anyway.

In Make Your Own Gear » Alternative materials
January 29, 6:15pm

Re: New Pack
"...we need to do something different..." I don't really see this as different or new. The design looks very similar to the Mountain Hardware SummitRocket 20 vest-pack, but with ad...

In GEAR » new SMD packs
January 29, 9:52am

Re: REI Tents
Ohhh ... and dual side access too.

In GEAR » New REI Quarter Dome Tents
January 28, 11:19am

Re: Re: Re: New Fabric?
Thanks Henry, I got thrown by the prolific use of the word "new". I didn't realize the context was new to this decade. Thanks again.

In GEAR » Can anyone do a weigh in on a contrail and a chrome dome?
January 28, 10:46am

Re: New Fabric?
Whoa. I was getting ready to pull the trigger on a new Tarptent Rainbow, but I had not come across mention of them having switched to a new fabric. That gives me pause considering all the previ...

In GEAR » Can anyone do a weigh in on a contrail and a chrome dome?
January 28, 9:29am

Re: Re: Re: Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
Thank you for the reply David, and again thank you for the write-up and the plethora of pictures. Unfortunately I am still having trouble visualizing the mechanics involved with the frame. I ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
January 15, 10:37pm

Re: Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
Thank you for the well articulated and thoughtful write-up. I was interested in the frame design when these packs were first announced. I am however still not certain I fully understand the...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
January 15, 9:40pm

Re: Dan
I think an interesting point that Dan makes here is that there is a VERY fine line on BPL between who is a manufacturer and who is the "people". How would you discriminate without eff...

In GEAR » Gear Talk
January 11, 10:41am

Re: MYOG frustrations
Ha! I love this photo. I can totally visualize your little niece shooting you with a cold hard stare from across the room while you try to live up to your family reputation as the man who knows ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG frustrations
January 05, 8:26pm

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