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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
GDMBR (class of 2012) SOBO back to Mexico
CityPhiladelphia (mostly)

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Re: Re: Re: Re: BPL has Ads now ?
Sorry Nick. I was honestly trying to choose my words carefully so as not to turn it into a flame. I do really appreciate this community but I feel like the valuation of the "annual member&...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL has Ads now ?
October 22, 11:27pm

Re: Re: BPL has Ads now ?
I understand that there are the costs of hosting, and developing, maintaining, editing and posting as well as the accounting costs ... and of course Ryan's kids to be fed ... but I thought that...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL has Ads now ?
October 22, 10:58pm

Re: Skeptic on these umbrellas.
I was a non-believer until I hiked the PCT. The umbrellas were a god-send. Those without them withered. Why people live in the desert is still a mystery to me. The weakness of the umbrella was ...

In GEAR » Golite Chrome or collapsible Chrom umbrella
October 21, 9:20pm

If you are trying to drop weight ...
I would think the strength of a PET laminate would permit a lower denier base fabric.

In Make Your Own Gear » New Material. Feedback Wanted.
October 17, 3:37pm

Re: Aarn bodypack experience
Have you considered a single strap pack? Bandoleer

In GEAR » Aarn bodypack experience
October 11, 8:12am

Re: carbon trekking poles
Interesting point Samuel. I was just rereading one of Roger's posts on CF tubes and I had failed to connect it back to trekking poles. While I cannot attest to the underlying structure, the ...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear LT Poles
October 10, 6:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Reliable
We get it. The feelings the two of you have developed for one another are new and confusing and frightening. The heathy and responsible action is to stop derailing public threads and keep you...

In GEAR » Bad experience with Jetboil
October 10, 2:21pm

Re: Vol-Bivy in the Sierra
No way! Forget pack-rafting ... Where is the BPL "how-to" video series for this!

In Other Activities » Vol-Bivy in the Sierra
October 05, 4:00pm

Re: My SuperCat Stove blows out. Defective windscreen?
My first blush response would be to agree that the problem is not enough air. Wind rushing past those small evenly spaced holes in your screen may be setting up something akin to a venturi siph...

In GEAR » My SuperCat Stove blows out. Defective windscreen?
October 05, 3:09pm

Re: Best write up
Thanks for the link. Great article.

In GEAR » Understanding rain gear materials?
September 30, 1:15pm

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