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Tom Clark (TomClark) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale East Coast
About Me Tom Clark
- Middle aged Materials Scientist
- Hiked mostly on Appalachian Trail in TN, NC, VA, PA, NY, & VT. Some memorable trips to Yosemite, The Presidential Range, Moab, Zion, The Superstitions, and portions of the PCT in the Cascades (The Three Sisters).
- Started backpacking in 1992, switched to lightweight ~1999.
- Currently using tarp, bivy sack, & quilt.
- Base summer weight ~8-10 lbs.
- Some photos from previous trips www.flickr.com/photos/tomclark1/
CityAllentown
StatePA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tomclark1/sets/

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All Forum Posts by Tom Clark

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Re: Shuttle from SFO to Yosemite
Morgan, Yes, we've seen that link with options. With last minute shopping for fuel and such, it seemed like such a waste of time. Also thought that with a group, there must be an easier/chea...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Shuttle from SFO to Yosemite
April 19, 6:31am

Shuttle from SFO to Yosemite
Is anyone willing to give me and 3 friends a lift from San Fran Airport to Yosemite Valley on August 23? We are doing the JMT, but are frustrated with the ground transportation options. Of course,...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Shuttle from SFO to Yosemite
April 14, 10:07pm

Re: Sawyer Mini design...so close
I recently got a Mini Sawyer for my JMT hike (previously used Aqua Mira). Some questions for you experienced folks... - How often do you need to backflush (1/week)? I realized that it will var...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini design...so close
March 13, 9:19am

Re: Looking for 50~100mile backpacking route in PNW (WA, CA) for the 2nd week of March.
The Three Sisters Wilderness Loop in Oregon's Cascades is very nice...glaciers, volcanoes, lava flows, etc. in ~50 miles, with 1/3 of it along the PCT. Andrew Skurka said that it was one of hi...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for 50~100mile backpacking route in PNW (WA, CA) for the 2nd week of March.
February 22, 11:05am

Re: Overnight trip to Spence field and Thunderhead MNT (GSMNP)
Looked like a good (cold & snowy) trip. Really liked the winter wonderland photo of the shelter & trees. Tom

In Post-Trip Reports » Overnight trip to Spence field and Thunderhead MNT (GSMNP)
February 15, 8:27am

Re: Family UL Trips 2013
Looked like a pretty good year. I especially liked the photo by the lake (you in white, her in green)…that should be framed.

In Post-Trip Reports » Family UL Trips 2013
February 15, 8:20am

Re: First Post - A Confession/Trip Report
Thanks for sharing your great views!

In Post-Trip Reports » First Post - A Confession/Trip Report
February 15, 8:15am

Re: Pukaskwa: Around the Outside via Foot & Raft
Bbrrrrr…definitely a trip report I prefer to read than write, and I suspect that "type 2 trip" comment someone made was close to the mark. Tom

In Post-Trip Reports » Pukaskwa: 160kms Around the Outside via Foot & Raft
February 15, 8:05am

Re: Southbound CDT Thru
Very nice!

In Post-Trip Reports » Southbound CDT Thru
February 15, 7:57am

Re: 5 weeks of January, pics
Water, ice, rocks, rhodies…what's not to like?

In Post-Trip Reports » 5 weeks of January, pics
February 15, 7:42am

All Reader Reviews by Tom Clark

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Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
Definitely my favorite pad, and the one which I take most often. I view it as a good compromise in terms of comfort, weight, and volume. It's a luxury, but it allows me to roll from side to side...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 26, 7:09pm

PossumDown Glove Liner Gloves
This is a very soft, warm glove. As the product description states, they have much higher loft than other synthetic liners that I have used. The only problem I experienced was using them one rainy d...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 29, 11:41am

Gossamer Gear Mariposa
This was my first lightweight pack, so it was a fairly big leap for me to carry a pack that used gloves, socks, and balaclava for padding in the hip and shoulder straps. I took this pack on a few ove...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 15, 9:10am