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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest/Sierra
About Me Leave no tracks.
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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Where does it say decision pending?
"Use it without the liner on low risk trips." I just double bag my food with Nylobarrier OP bags on low risk trips and sleep with it. Any trip where I feel the need to carry the Ursac...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 8:11pm

Re: Keep it
"so you can keep your sarcastic welcome. I am not a regular here. I know, I know, thank God, right?" Sorry if I ruffled your feathers, David. It was a tongue in cheek attempt to get y...

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 23, 7:58pm

Re: Thoughts
"What has HE done that any of YOU can't do?" Surely you speak in jest? "Personally, I find his methods boring, overplanned, and lacking in true adventure, a word which is ...

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 23, 5:26pm

Re: Re: Ursack? gave up, bought a bearikade.
"The weakest aspect of the Ursack is potential user error in not cinching it properly and not tying it off in the right location correctly, which is bound to happen with a bunch of inexperienc...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 5:16pm

Re: Re: OK, they convinced me
"but there are at least seven different companies that make the hard bear canisters that are approved. Exactly what is the problem?" Weight.

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 5:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Where does it say decision pending?
"I have no idea, but I lean towards believing in its ability to preserve my food. Only about 5-6oz heavier than a food bag hanging setup is pretty hard to beat." Probably, but your foo...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 5:09pm

Re: Re: Where does it say decision pending?
"Also... the Ursack instructions clearly specify to use it by tying it to a tree." Actually, the official Ursack website recommendation is to tie it to a tree branch. I verified that...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 5:07pm

Re: Re: Ugghhhh...
"whadda sayen?" In other news, reading comprehension in America has reached an all time low... :)

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 22, 7:34pm

Ugghhhh...
What a nasty, petty place this is getting to be.

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 22, 4:53pm

Re: Chaff of yore Re: Macho man
"So what is your vote for macho name and adult movie name?" Long Dong Kim. You know, the guy in "Interview"?

In Chaff » Macho man
February 19, 6:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Tom Kirchner

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Gossamer Gear ThinLight insulation pad 1/8" approx. 2 oz.
Having used both of the above mentioned combinations(only with a Mens' Prolite 3), I heartily concur with their rating(s). It would be hard to find a piece of insulation/protection/padding that g...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
October 27, 5:20pm

ULA Circuit
Pro's: 1) Light; 2) Durable for the weight(like Kevin, I've done some off-trail/bushwhacking(Wanda Lake to Martha Lake via Davis Lakes/N. Goddard Creek) with only minor abrasion on the waist...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 29, 6:16pm

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
Scott, Check out travelcountry.com for the eco-mesh shirt. They have free shipping whereas Railriders charges a pretty hefty fee. I've been using this shirt for years and consider it the best S...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
April 06, 5:27pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro-Lite 4
Hi David, What you are experiencing with your Prolite-4 is a common phenomenon in my experience with the Prolite-3. It is, however, easy to mitigate. Just position the valve next to your shoulder o...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 04, 5:17pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
I've used the Prolite-3 almost since it came out with good success. It compresses well, is very light FOR ITS SIZE(what would a TorsoLite weigh if it was 20"x48"??), and insulates just ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 15, 6:02pm

REI Peak UL
I've been using the Peak UL carbon fiber poles(womens' non antishock 3 section model-11.2 oz/pr) ever since they came on the market and have been ecstatic about their performance. Like some other pos...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 5:58pm