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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.
CityWichita Falls
StateTX
CountryUS
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All Forum Posts by Christopher Chupka

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Leggings
As an avid Crossfitter with bad knees I wear neoprene compression sleeves on squat days. Regardless of temperatures there is sweat running down my legs from just from the knee sleeves, I can't...

In GEAR » Neoprene Leggings.
November 09, 3:42pm

Warm Enough
The last few trips in the NM or CO winter high country I've used my Feathered Firends eVent shelled 10 bag. I also have my Stephenson's DAM, I think the pad underneath is almost as importa...

In GEAR » 1st winter in Colorado
August 21, 8:42pm

Indian Peaks Ditto
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=66400 Take a look, several people fishing at Crater Lake.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best 5 day hike...small emphasis on fishing...within 5 hours of Denver
August 03, 6:15am

Low profile
I prefer something low profile, close to the ground, zero drop whatever you want to call it. I feel much more stable the close I am to the ground. I do come to a complete stop though before I e...

In GEAR » Do I need a better pair of boots?
August 01, 12:02pm

I love my Paleo
Due to my wife's historectomy last year she has had fits with her weight gain. We started Paleo about 3 months ago and combined with Crossfit she is burning off fat. Lbs wise she has lost...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My Paleo
July 23, 9:36am

IPW Route
This was my daughters first trip. Emily did awesome, I found her a used REI UL 45 pack. She carried her sleeping bag, pad, and clothes, plus snacks. I carried our tent, cookware, meals, first ai...

In Photo Gallery » Indian Peaks Wilderness
July 22, 1:50pm

Pics
I added some pics from our trip in the Photo Gallery.

In Post-Trip Reports » Indian Peaks Wilderness (My 2nd US BP trip)
July 21, 10:20pm

Indian Peaks Wilderness
Fires on the way up to Boulder. Bad planning on my part but we could not find a hotel from Pueblo all the way thru Boulder. We ended up staying at the Twin Owls Motor Lodge in Estes Park. ...

In Photo Gallery » Indian Peaks Wilderness
July 21, 10:07pm

Hypoxia
Usually when my pulmonary edema sets in I'm vomiting and have a severe headache, so no tester needed for me.

In GEAR » hypoxia meter
July 17, 3:02pm

TV Coverage
Is there gonna be any TV coverage of the Hardrock? Wide World of Sports?

In Other Activities » Hardrock 100! It's going down this weekend.
July 12, 9:17am

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Chupka

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gearExpress.com gearExpress.com
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