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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 8 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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Montbell bag
No. The spiral version had not been developed in 2007, if I remember correctly.

In Gear Swap » F/S: Montbell 800 Fill S.S. Down hugger #3
December 12, 9:35pm

FS: WESTCOMB LT Cruiser, Size XL
Mint condition. Retails for $380.00. Asking $250.00.

In Gear Swap » FS: WESTCOMB LT Cruiser, Size XL
December 07, 8:35pm

Which model of Steri-pen are you using?

In GEAR » Light weight wide-mouth metal bottle WITHOUT lining: Guyot Designs? Others? Modified vacuum flask?
November 07, 5:58pm

"And what can you tell me about Valandre or rather what would be selling point in your opinion over FF or WM? I need a -20 bag i think? Water proof or at least very good resistance woul...

In Gear Swap » FS Valandre Bloody Mary
November 05, 11:27pm

Valandre' Shocking Blue might be too roomy for you, unless you layer with it
@ Patrick - With a guy your size, you may want to consider the Valandre' Freja or the Odin instead of the Shocking Blue. The Shocking Blue has a large girth, where the Freja and Odin are c...

In Gear Swap » FS Valandre Bloody Mary
November 05, 8:58pm

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
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

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

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

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