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Christopher Chupka (FatTexan) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Christopher Chupka

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Feathered Friends Helios
Anyone used on of these in winter? 0 or down to -10? I am looking at the Helios with the Epic, I like the Volant but its an extra $50 and I gotta get a new bag. Thanks.

In GEAR » Feathered Friends Helios
April 11, 9:51pm

Bag is sold, thanks Chris.

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Arc Ghost Long
December 03, 12:33pm

FS Nunatak Arc Ghost Long $275 Shipped
I am going all synthetic. This is my Nunatak Arc Ghost 32 Degree bag. It has the .85 fabric with blue shell/black exterior. I used it 3 nights last summer in a tent. It is in excellent condit...

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Arc Ghost Long
December 02, 10:11am

Cold Cold World
While not "UltraLight" there is the Cold Cold World Chernobyl. I have the larger Chaos. I contacted the owner and he can make the pack with Spectra and leave off components, for minimal expense if ...

In GEAR » Need 3000 ci pack for 4 season
June 09, 6:20am

Mountain Bike
One positive is that horses get individuals who cannot have access to wilderness areas otherwise. I guess the philosophical question is wether and individuals handicap would preclude the from v...

In Chaff » Do you hate horses too?
May 14, 12:47pm

Bug Pro
What is everyone using for bug pro. I will probably go tarp and bivy without built in noseeum. Any lightweight bug mesh out there that I can drape over me. I will be in CO or NM so creepy crawlys a...

In GEAR » Bug Pro
May 12, 11:01am

I'm gonna purchase my first tarp/bivy combo. MLD offers 10% off combo purchase. They have an Epic bivy (Superlight)for $115 with zip. Their cat cut tarp (Shaped Super Tarp) for 2 is $110. $202.50 f...

In GEAR » mountainlaureldesigns
May 03, 12:19pm

Whole Earth
Yeah, Whole Earth is cool. Sort of a hippy ambience. I may go with the Montrail D7 or Montrail Hurricane Ridge. My hiking will be in Colorado or New Mexico so water resistance is a premium. I think...

In GEAR » What's on your feet?
April 22, 6:13am

La Sportiva
Merrels are a bit to wide for my feet. I understand about the fit. My boots are La Sportiva 'cause of my skinny feet. There boots are indestructible but I have had ther light weight shoes fall apa...

In GEAR » What's on your feet?
April 17, 1:38pm

I'm not the skinniest guy ever, but in New Mexico in February and Colorado in early March I wore: 1. Patagonia boxers and silkweight T-shirt 2. Patagonia Silkweight Capilene top and Bottom 4. Pa...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » High Altitude Clothing System
April 17, 11:52am

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