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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)

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All Forum Posts by Christopher *

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Re: Being woodsy
I blame A&E and their stupid "Duck Dynasty". I used to be a chef, before Bravo ruined that one too.

In Chaff » Being woodsy - in style now?
November 27, 7:45am

Less tranquility, more action
(Olallie Lake, OR; 2012) This one was literally nipping at our heels.

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
November 26, 9:31pm

Moose Mitts
http://www.trails-edge.com/product/13trails-edge-moose-mitts-flat-bar-676.htm They also make a version for drop-bars.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Winter biking gloves??
November 26, 1:22pm

Re: armscye sizes...
I think the arm holes are the right size. I guess I am at that point where there is only one way to find out. Thanks for the advice DK and David.

In Make Your Own Gear » Vest-ectomy
November 26, 5:26am

Re: @Eugene
"not to worry about Euguene Smith, he bothers everyone" Eugene has the best avatars. It definitely bothers me that his are always so much better than mine.

In GEAR » Ultralight Hard Bottle?
November 25, 10:28am

I need a mid-weight synthetic cycling vest to be used in conjunction with a modular clothing set-up for cold weather touring. I have a well used Montbell U.L. Thermawrap jacket that is approachi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Vest-ectomy
November 24, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Winter tour clothing
Hey thanks for the offer Doug. Right now I am planning on coming down through Delaware and crossing at the the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (you can pay to get taxied across in a pick-up), but if p...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Winter tour clothing
November 18, 2:19pm

Winter tour clothing
I am setting out for a month long east coast tour in January. I expect a wild variation of temperature and, since it is the east coast, I expect it to be occasionally wet. I have experience tou...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Winter tour clothing
November 17, 7:18pm

Re: Awesome! Awesome!
Max, Sorry to briefly de-rail this thread, but for what your talking about you should look at the Wingnut Gear packs. Not great for hiking (one actually got reviewed here on BPL a long time ago)...

In GEAR » Zimmer pockets on a Zimmer pack...Half Pack
November 07, 9:01pm

Re: Re: materials
"If you pull cuben to tight (stretch) it pulls at the stitching and tears little holes in it." I recognize that innovation is born from new ideas but, considering your admitted rough h...

In Make Your Own Gear » .34 ounce Cuben over 10d nylon
November 02, 6:29pm

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