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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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Re: Re: Cuben canopy & sil floor
Yeah, the price point is pretty significant. When I bought mine it was at a preorder price, which I think was around $390, so not cheap by any means... However, I think it's pretty evident here...

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 17, 9:03am

Cuben canopy & sil floor
John, I like the idea of a cuben canopy and a sil floor. I feel like it uses the best suited materials in the best area's. This is why I really liked the Yama Mountain Gear Cirriform SW tent I ...

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 17, 7:10am

Re: Wow. Good to get so many answers.
"I’ve thought about a different system to attach both the tarp and skirt to the top of the pole. I plan to make a small hole in both pieces at about 1 ½ or 2 inches from the edge (in the ce...

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 16, 1:53pm

Re: Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
I have a 6.5 x 10 foot cuben tarp that I have set-up in half pyramid and used a rain skirt and an umbrella to block the front. There is a lot of room inside, however, it can still be easy to run ag...

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 15, 5:24pm

Re: Checking in: Sawyer Mini
Don't chunk the Sawyer bags, they will work, although, maybe not as long as the Evernew bags. I am still using both brands. The Sawyer bag has delaminated, but it doesn't appear to have mad...

In GEAR » Checking in: Sawyer Mini
January 15, 5:14pm

Re: Update: New Zippered Beak
Nice tarp! I agree with the others, it looks a little small, but the photo of you laying in it doesn't look so bad. What about with a pad though? Are you using an inflatable or a ccf pad? Is...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Cuben Summit Tarp: rain/wind bomber?
January 07, 9:10pm

Re: Xtherm alternative?
I'd bet that the new XTherm MAX pads will also be available at REI's in the not too distant future... Right now is just that time though when they are making way with the old to bring in th...

In GEAR » Xtherm alternative?
January 06, 8:34pm

Re: AquaMira
As great as I believe the Sawyer filters are, I also firmly believe, it really varies from filter to filter, no matter if it's the Mini or the Squeeze. What I mean is, I think that sometimes yo...

In Gear Lists » AT thru hike proposed gear list
January 04, 6:05pm

Re: thanks
Being that you are planning to hike in 2016, you have plenty of time to dial in your gear... as well as debate on all the new gear that will come out this year... and likely even at the beginning o...

In Gear Lists » AT thru hike proposed gear list
January 03, 12:44pm

Re: Re: Re: Cap 2 & Cap 4
Yeah, the only time sweat is really an issue for me is during the middle of our summers, then it doesn't matter... when temps are in the 90's, or worse, nearing triple digits in the middle ...

In GEAR » Which capilene weight?
January 03, 11:04am

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