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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest/Sierra
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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Malaria Pills
"I've heard of treatment medication that one can take if hit with malaria. Might that be a better route -- to carry a supply with me -- and use only when needed?" Take the malarone...

In GEAR » Malaria Pills
January 24, 4:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Frontline - Putin's Way
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In Chaff » Frontline - Putin's Way
January 23, 7:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
"Why wouldn't you want to live there? (I'm unfamiliar with the area, but curious.) I have heard that the area can get some sandstorms such that it is best to not leave your car outside...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
January 23, 5:42pm

Re: Re: Frontline - Putin's Way
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In Chaff » Frontline - Putin's Way
January 23, 5:16pm

Re: And it starts..
"US Trainers to deploy to Ukraine." Thus does our autistic government stumble closer to the abyss. This is not going to end well. For anybody. No one inside the Beltway seems to be a...

In Chaff » Frontline - Putin's Way
January 22, 8:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
""I was more thinking Minden / Genoa / etc IS it nice down that way?" I don't think I'd want to live there, but Gardnerville, right next to Minden, has a couple of real...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thinking of Places to Move to - Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...?
January 22, 7:48pm

Re: Re: Mud Falcon
"Ah, yosemite valley crowds!" Not after the first day....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » They did it!!!
January 21, 8:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Doug & beer
Scary stuff, that. Talk about a positive feedback loop on steroids....

In Philosophy & Technique » UL Refrigerator
January 20, 5:24pm

Re: Re: Instant cold pack for heat stroke treatment
"Cold water over the back of the neck is effective, but not getting heatstroke in the first place is far more effective." A resounding +1 to that.

In Philosophy & Technique » Instant cold pack for heat stroke treatment
January 20, 5:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: They did it
" I assume that hanging your arse over the portaledge and letting 'er rip is frowned upon?" Yes, especially if it scores a bulls eye. Guaranteed to put a frown on the face of even...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » They did it!!!
January 20, 5:17pm

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