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Christopher Chupka (FatTexan) - BPL Premium Member

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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

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

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

With those sort of rainy conditions I would not recommend one of the Big Agnes tents. The front door/vestibule combo will get old in continuous rain. A MSR Hubba Hubba style tent would be better ...

In GEAR » Tricky shelter situation help please
July 07, 3:50pm

Us too!
My daughter and I are acclimatizing in a hotel room in Estes Park right now. We drove in from Wichita Falls this AM. No hotels available from Pueblo thru to Boulder. We planned to stay at Mu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Indian Peaks Wilderness (My 2nd US BP trip)
June 27, 11:03pm

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