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Kristin Tennessen (ktenness) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Sierra Nevadas
About Me Bioinformatician and backpacker, unfortunately cannot do both simultaneously.

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All Forum Posts by Kristin Tennessen

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Women-specific articles
I started writing 2 female-specific articles I never finished enough to submit to BPL this year. One is something like 'Tips to stay clean in the wilderness' and the other is 'A comple...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2012 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 29, 12:13pm

It was a quick trip and with a quick photo turn-around. Tony thanks for documenting, Ken for planning, and everyone else for making the trip out! It was a super fun weekend. I enjoyed meeting al...

In Photo Gallery » Gathering of Gear Geeks 2012: Pointe Reyes National Seashore
October 21, 10:09pm

My backpacking partner drinks the gray water every time. I'm so lucky.

In Editor's Roundtable » Cleaning Up after a Backpacking Meal... using Honey?
July 08, 6:22pm

I agree- the Double Rainbow is one of the most romantic accommodations in existence.

In Editor's Roundtable » Honeymoon at Isle Royale (Trip Report)
June 22, 3:53pm

Real life
Love the tie between minimalism in "real" life and trail life. I suppose that is why it is impossible to convince friends/family who are addicted to "stuff" that the outdoors h...

In Editor's Roundtable » Personal Perspectives on the Philosophy of Lightweight Travel
June 22, 3:46pm

Hiked it over Memorial Weekend
I did GCotT over Memorial Weekend a few weeks ago. We went west to east. It snowed on us the first day but we descended enough during the day to camp on rock. The rest of the weekend was sunny a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » The Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne hike: one way or out & back
June 19, 10:42am

Great photos
Very descriptive photos!

In Editor's Roundtable » On-Trail Route Finding: When the Trail is Hard to Follow
May 08, 6:31pm

Fit & Stretch
Kathy, I have a difficult time finding excellent-fitting female gear as well, and I blame it on our "4th dimension" which creates a wider variety of female body types. Thus, harder to st...

In Editor's Roundtable » Rab MeCo Baselayers Review
January 04, 7:09pm

Re: Re: Date balls and Nut butters
Almond meal is a great idea, but it can be a little dry, so add more liquid. For a super shortcut, use marzipan!

In Editor's Roundtable » 2011 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
January 04, 6:51pm

Date balls and Nut butters
I admit, I use recipes as suggestions not rules. Rarely do I make something exactly the same- that's too boring, right? I throw things together and the majority of time, it tastes amazing. J...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2011 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
January 03, 9:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Kristin Tennessen

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Patagonia Women's Active Hipster
At 31 grams (size small) they are my heaviest panties. Comfort I do not like the thickness of the fabric. They take forever to dry and are uncomfortable to wear while damp, and don't dry quic...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
February 17, 10:54am

Icebreaker Nature 150 Bikini
I have two pairs of these top-performers. They are my underwear of choice for any activity, winter or summer. At 24 grams (size xs) they deserve 5 stars for performance:weight ratio. Comfort The...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
February 10, 3:39am