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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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All Forum Posts by Chad "Stick" Poindexter

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MLD, ZPacks & GG in the Backpacker Mag...
Just curious if anyone noticed that the recent issue of Backpacker included short articles on the MLD Exodus FS, ZPacks Exo and the Gossamer Gear Gorilla (old version) on page 41. According to ...

In GEAR » MLD, ZPacks & GG in the Backpacker Mag...
April 17, 5:02pm

Re: Are bathtub floors necessary?
Ron Moak from Six Moon Designs has an interesting article on bathtub floors. You can read it here:

In GEAR » Are bathtub floors necessary?
April 17, 4:13pm

My detailed Google Docs Gear List
Here is the gear list that I use. I have a few of these that I work from. For a particular trip I just make a copy of a summer or a winter gear list and make tweaks to it, this way I can keep a gea...

In Gear Lists » Anyone Got a Google Docs or OpenOffice Spreadsheet Template?
April 14, 6:03pm

Re: 2012 Gorilla
The pack body is actually listed at 14.4 oz (that is without the hip belt, SitLight pad and the stays). Anyway, it is a very nice looking pack but I wish the top lid was simply a piece of materi...

In GEAR » 2012 Gorilla
April 13, 1:39pm

BD Trail Ergo Cork poles
From REI, I would go with the BD Trail Ergo Cork poles. They are $109 but if you are using the 20% discount they will be under $100 easy.

In GEAR » Trekking Pole Questions
April 13, 1:27pm

Re: Anyone experience the SMD Feather? ....and other pack advice.
I have no experience with the Feather, but I do with the Swift. The Swift is a nice pack for sure, but it is also a big pack. My advice (based purely on amount of space/volume) is that if you have ...

In GEAR » Anyone experience the SMD Feather? ....and other pack advice.
April 11, 8:57am

Suluk 46
Suluk 46 sells some a bit wider than 20 inches, but it's Plastazote instead of Evazote. Nevermind, it's 1/2 inch...

In GEAR » Evazote
April 09, 12:54pm

Re: Shout out for Lawson Equipment - Awesome customer service
Another happy customer here! Lawson is great to deal with and I don't hesitate to recommend his site to others.

In GEAR » Shout out for Lawson Equipment - Awesome customer service
April 08, 10:25pm

OR PL150
I use a pair of OR PL150 gloves and they have been great for me. I have layered them under the MLD eVENT rain mitts and they worked great, however, I recently picked up a pair of ZPacks over mitts....

In GEAR » What is your favorite liner style glove?
April 08, 3:51pm

Re: Frameless backpack w thermarest neoair xlite
I have been rolling up my original NeoAir and using a rubber band to keep it in place inside my frameless packs, however, I have recently decided to just fold it and place it against the back of my...

In GEAR » Frameless backpack w thermarest neoair xlite
April 08, 10:15am

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