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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?
"What do you call Vegemite!" Good food. ;0)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?
July 21, 8:41pm

Re: Re: "Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?"
1/4-1/2 tsp table salt/liter H2O, depending on ambient temperature, exertion level, altitude, and personal physiology. Does the job and dirt cheap, too.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?
July 21, 5:55pm

Re: How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
"or before coitus. " "Not afterward?" Who will be the first to have a field day with this one? ;0))

In GEAR » How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
July 21, 5:40pm

Re: NIce area
Oops, got it in the wrong thread. My apologies to all.

In Post-Trip Reports » Emigrant Wilderness, Iceland Lake
July 20, 6:11pm

Re: Suggestions
"Tom I was thinking of following the stream that flows down from Picket Guard and maybe alittle beyond. Do you have a suggestion of where to go?" That is the route I would suggest. It...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » King canyon august
July 19, 5:07pm

Re: Re: How Timely?
"Meanwhile, a stranger with a Spot device was nearby. The decision was made to push the button. Once that was done, the stranger didn't feel that it was necessary for him to remain on the ...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 19, 4:12pm

Re: Re: Re: PLB Tests
"That's lawyer talk for "If you should win the Darwin Award we don't have to pay your family a lot of prize money." Nah, if you win the Darwin award, all you get is your n...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 18, 8:26pm

Re: King canyon august
"spend a day exploring kaweah basin then back to road end from forester pass." How do you plan to access Kaweah Basin?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » King canyon august
July 18, 8:23pm

Re: Connected on the trail
"In climbing, I have witnessed a body recovery and been involved in a rescue but in the past 25 years of being on the trail backpacking I have never seen anything more than a nasty blister. Ho...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 18, 8:19pm

Re: PLB Tests
"it remains good practice that users should always self-test beacons prior to embarking upon any excursion or being involved in any situation where they may have to be relied upon in an emerge...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 18, 3:18pm

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