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Charles Jennings (vigilguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Utah
About Me Former Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Industry. Changed careers to sales and business development.

I own 6 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
CityDeweyville
StateUtah
CountryUnited States

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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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Valandre' Immelman is another option
Evan - You may want to consider the Valandre' Immelman as well, if price is not a deal breaker. No doubt the Nunatak or Feathered Friends jackets will keep you warm, but this is just another o...

In GEAR » Nunatak Kobuk Jacket and its Ilk
November 05, 8:39pm

Read the Valandre reviews on Trailspace.com
DISCLOSURE- I am an authorized Valandre dealer. I hope that you choose to view that disclosure as someone that has experience with the brand, rather than,"I am trying to sell you a bag". ...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering or Valandre
July 23, 7:13pm

Aerogel?
I am not worried about my goats eating anything, as we keep them out of our kitchen area. Aerogel? Can that be purchased as a raw material? Now we're talkin'. I think Aerogel is jus...

In Make Your Own Gear » Best insulation for cozies
May 28, 6:08pm

Performance is a priority
I should add that I am most interested in performance as I use packgoats and weight is not a concern.

In Make Your Own Gear » Best insulation for cozies
May 28, 5:58pm

Best insulation for cozies
Need some help here- I have a seamstress that is going to make some cozies for me, for freeze dried meals such as Mountain House, etc. I would like to get some feedback from you all as to wha...

In Make Your Own Gear » Best insulation for cozies
May 28, 5:45pm

FS: IceBreaker merino wool Tech T Lite shirts
Baselayer 140 wt. 2 pieces, Size XL 2 different colors, orange and green (jungle) Like new. $60.00 for both, plus $5.00 for shipping PM me for details.

In Gear Swap » FS: IceBreaker merino wool Tech T Lite shirts
May 23, 5:23pm

ID Wedge Bivy
I have not used it in rainy weather yet, but am anxious to do so. BPL did a review on this shelter sometime ago, by Doug Johnson. You may want to do a search about it here.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tent fail this weekend
May 21, 3:20pm

ID Wedge Bivy w/ optional vestibule
There ya go, Roger.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tent fail this weekend
May 21, 8:27am

ID Wedge Bivy
Roger, I failed to mention that Integral makes a hooped vestibule that attaches to the front in nasty weather. You are correct - if the Wedge Bivy is used on its own, it can get wet inside when op...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tent fail this weekend
May 21, 7:45am

ID Wedge, another view
I used this a couple of weekends ago, ZERO condensation. It has guyouts on the sides...surprisingly stable.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tent fail this weekend
May 20, 10:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Charles Jennings

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Caldera F-Keg Titanium Cone
I had the opportunity to go goatpacking with Josh Leavitt of Ti Goat, who hooked me up with a Ti version of the cone that fits with the Fosters can. As I recall, I had complained about how fragile th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 22, 4:34pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have had the chance to test the Bloody Mary over the last few weeks, so this would be an INITIAL REVIEW, with more to follow. The Bloody Mary, rather than a specialized bag which some of Valandre...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
February 21, 3:26pm

Gossamer Gear
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 21, 3:06pm