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Richard Nisley (richard295) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale San Francisco Bay Area
About Me My outdoor hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, snow shoeing, skiing, fishing, and hunting. I enjoy continuously refining my equipment and techniques with the emphasis on less weight and volume.
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Re: not exactly in agreement
Adam, The backing layer (3rd layer) is typically a tricot that provides good abrasion resistance and negligible effect on breathability. 3 layer eVent Tricot Layer (40x)

In GEAR » eVent warranty just one year?
July 29, 1:25pm

Re: Link to Manfred & Twins Brooks Trip
Michelle, It would make Manfred’s trip MUCH more interesting to follow if he posted a daily summary (160 char text message) along with his position. Here is an example of yesterday’s InReach...

In Post-Trip Reports » Brook's Range Traverse
July 29, 10:51am

Cap 3 doesn't wick well
The most comprehensive test was done by Prolite Gear. See their base layers II video.

In Gear Deals » Capilene
July 06, 11:12pm

Trip report
Phillip, Thank you for the beautiful way you shared your adventure with us!

In Post-Trip Reports » Hiking across Kodiak Island, Alaska
July 01, 6:57pm

Re: WTB Alpaca or Curiyak packraft and 4 piece paddle
James, I sent you an email.

In Gear Swap » WTB Alpaca or Curiyak packraft and 4 piece paddle
May 30, 12:55pm

Re: Onto The Shelf
Great report... thank you for sharing both your emotions and your trip with us.

In Editor's Roundtable » Onto The Shelf
May 28, 1:46pm

Tyvek 14M
After John Harper's post above, I sent an email to Material Designs to ask what the HH spec was for Tyvek 14M. The response: From: [

In Gear Deals » Lightweight Affordable Tarps
May 27, 12:13pm

Re: Re: Adventure Medical Kits SOL Escape Bivvy
Art, You are substantially correct (smile). To further clarify terms, waterproof always needs to have a pressure specified or implied to be relevant. The Hydrostatic Head test specification tell...

In GEAR » The SOL Escape Bivvy
May 07, 10:37am

Re: Not enough of a science geek
Diane, Yes this product works as claimed (smile).

In GEAR » The SOL Escape Bivvy
May 07, 9:34am

Re: Re: Adventure Medical Kits SOL Escape Bivvy
Mitchell, Per the last sentence in the original post: I used the EN13537 standard for determining the lower limit (LL) temperature rating of 66.5F for the best case air space scenario.

In GEAR » The SOL Escape Bivvy
May 07, 12:48am

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Lite my fire firesteel scout firelighter
I went back to the Midwest, this month, for a family reunion and fishing trip. I took my fire steel with me. My two nephews are 10 and 12 and they love to fish. The 12 year old asked me if I would tea...

In Cookware - Other
July 21, 1:37pm

Jetboil Personal Cooking System
My piezo failed after a couple of days. It took one second to fix it by bending down the ignitor rod to make a slightly smaller gap (1/8" smaller). I then used it in Alaska for 1 1/2 months twice a da...

In Stoves - Canister
August 25, 5:17pm