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Christopher Chupka (FatTexan) - BPL Premium Member

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State High Points: TX, NM
Fourteeners: Wetterhorn, Uncompaghre, Windom, Sneffels, Redcloud, Sunshine, Handies, Grays, Torreys, Pikes, Humboldt, Crestone Peak, Crestone Needle, Shavano, Tabeguache, San Luis, Bross, Lincoln, Democrat, Cameron.
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All Forum Posts by Christopher Chupka

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Re: Re: Semi-UL for me anyways
Oops, the 1.8 is for both bottles empty. I did not realize how much water weighs until I broke out the scale. When in the field in the military I will carry 8 liters of water. 3 liter hydratio...

In Gear Lists » Semi-UL for me anyways
June 12, 5:45am

Semi-UL for me anyways
This is aimed towards CO 11,000 feet on up. Mostly carrying the gear up to a "basecamp" to try some Fourteeners. I will end up carrying the pack over a few high passes. Water is usuall...

In Gear Lists » Semi-UL for me anyways
June 11, 7:41pm

Historical Weather
I have not been up there since I was a kid, but the northern CO weather can be fairly benign that time of year. With light gear just be weary that you may have to be able to get up and move fast i...

In Gear Lists » Yellowstone in the Fall -- need advice
June 08, 2:50pm

Email sent.

In Gear Swap » FS:BMW Vapr NANO Bivy, TorsoLite, Nunatak bag, SMD Gatewood cape
June 05, 11:48am

Hiknakd Stove
Don't laugh but at first I though the name Hiknakd was that of some high end Norwegian shop. I am considering the Hiknakd Alcohol Stove Kit. How does this work in relatively cool temps, ...

In GEAR » Hiknakd Stove
May 24, 8:03am

Re: Ti foil availability? Titanium Goat has the foil listed.

In GEAR » Ti foil availability?
May 24, 6:17am

Patagonia Spraymaster
I have not had the chance to use it in the extremes, the fit is absolutely perfect for me. I can't tell if the material stretches or not the cut is so good. It feels like I am wearing a light...

In GEAR » Lightweight rain shell
May 16, 7:02pm

Tarp site selection
I have been eyeballing the BD Megalight for a while and the recent review makes me like it even more. I do most of my backpacking around timberline in CO and NM. Is this "tarp" requi...

In GEAR » Tarp site selection
May 16, 8:42am

Prolite Gear Patagonia Spraymaster
Prolite Gear has the Patagonia Spraymaster on sale for $149.98 with free shipping. I got hunter safety orange in case I wear it in one of my local fields here in TX. 10.5oz of Patagonia stretch...

In Gear Deals » Prolite Gear Patagonia Spraymaster
April 16, 9:08pm

I watched that climb and climb. My cutoff was $100. Are you guys thinking this will be out in the fall? Rab has released the Phantom Jacket. Pretty sharp looking. The fabric is prolly not as...

In Gear Deals » R1 Hoody
April 16, 9:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Chupka

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Every emailed question was answered within hours. UPS shipping is free over $50. When I questioned whether an item that I ordered would be to my residence on my time schedule, they shipped it via US...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 01, 9:56pm

Rab Summit 300 1/2 Zip
I give the bag 4 stars only due to its weight of 28 ounces for a 28 degree bag. The Pertex Microlght lining is very soft and not clammy feeling at all. The Pertex Endurance outer is extremely we...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
July 10, 8:51pm