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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Hat's Off
"Now there's a challenge for you Kat - Trail Cam photo of one of your mountain lions wearing one of your hats!" She could pull it off. Probably make it out of their own fur for them.

In GEAR » The Perfect Wool Hat
September 22, 7:11am

Re: Movie of "Wild"
Saw it as well. Definitely a chick flick. Certainly the hiking is a backdrop to all the BS she was going through. Will be in the theater soon enough. The people will decide. I know that the PCTA ha...

In Chaff » Movie of "Wild"
September 22, 6:55am

Re: Kickstarter Project: Learn to Packraft
Bring it. @Nick. It not a Kickstarter issue. It is an investing in Ryan Jordan problem. He can't deliver on his word.

In Packrafting » Kickstarter Project: Learn to Packraft
September 21, 9:08am

Re: color of pack, sleeping bag,...
"Seems like a pack should be light colored" Why? Fabric does not retain heat. My black pack is no hotter than any other that I've experienced.

In GEAR » color of pack, sleeping bag,...
September 20, 6:14am

Re: Western Box Missing
I too will extend the offer to pay for the postage to me so that it can keep moving if there is further interest. PM me if you would like me to do this. Someone has it.

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
September 19, 7:43pm

Re: Other considerations
Thanks Roger. "Is a multicam ULA pack tactical?" Justin, I would answer no and say it is just a bit more LNT,lol.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
September 19, 5:54am

Re: "Artifacts"
f bomb and other colorful language. I read the unedited posts. Up until quite recently there was a profanity filter in place that would not let you spell arsenic.

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 18, 9:52pm

Re: Other considerations
I'm not old, quite yet. @ Chuck. I brought up the under quilt since you do not list any under insulation in your "complete" set up. Should specify if you are using a semi rectangul...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
September 18, 8:43pm

I Love East Coasters
"Oddly tactical gear is closely related to lighter gear and have many shared attributes. My pack is starting to look like a ultra-light/tactical pack." One example please. Ooh and a ph...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
September 18, 8:26pm

Re: Other considerations
"Bare ground will naturally cool and this is also true of hanging from a hammock a good bag and attention to compression of insulation along the back is something to mitigate. " Ever h...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
September 18, 7:18am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

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