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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Better to observe than be observed.

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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
Beautiful job!

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 27, 7:50pm

Re: Lost Coast
It's kind of an ambitious schedule with the 11th being mostly lost to travel. Has any though been given to through hiking the northern section and doing an in and out in the Sinkyone? Oh I f...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Lost Coast, August 11-16. Looking for key exchange or hiker with a second car
July 27, 7:34pm

Re: BPL GROUP COOKING Recipe Contest: Jetboil Joule Giveaway
Update?

In Editor's Roundtable » BPL GROUP COOKING Recipe Contest: Jetboil Joule Giveaway
July 27, 7:18pm

Re: Supply at VVR or MTR
nm: rare double post

In Gear Lists » RE Supply at VVR or MTR
July 27, 1:51pm

Re: Supply at VVR or MTR
"I'd love to read a typical list of everyone's discards in those barrels." +1

In Gear Lists » RE Supply at VVR or MTR
July 27, 1:49pm

Re: 2014 Outdoor Fair
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=92575 http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?fo...

In GEAR » 2014 Outdoor Fair
July 27, 9:40am

Re: Lost Coast, August 11-16. Looking for key exchange or hiker with a second car
How are you going to get from Black Sands Beach to Hidden Valley? Plan extra time for the drive from Usal to Mattole. That 42 mile route in Google Earth is a bone rattling drive, and will take mor...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Lost Coast, August 11-16. Looking for key exchange or hiker with a second car
July 27, 8:53am

Re: Shift culture
Car camping with huge canvas tents or trips in our Westy were the occasional trips we did when I was under 6. Didn't start backpacking regularly until I was in my 20s. Can't get enough of i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 25, 7:43pm

Re: URGENT - Got a SMD Haven?!?
SMD is Mon. through Thurs. during summer. Glad the community came through.

In Gear Swap » URGENT - Got a SMD Haven?!?
July 25, 7:17pm

Re: Ralph Burgress' Unsupported SOBO JMT Record
Sweet. Nearing 50 myself this is good news. Interesting failure of the Sawyer Mini.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ralph Burgress' Unsupported SOBO JMT Record
July 25, 7:40am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am