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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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All Forum Posts by Richard Nisley

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Re: Re: Hiking/wet wading shoe tests
I placed one quart of water, in a Zip-loc, and then inserted it into the avg size 11 shoe to test the sole friction on a highly polished sheet of HDPE. For the wet test I floated the shoe in a tub ...

In Fishing » Korkers Torrent
February 28, 1:47am

Re: CLO/oz for down
Elliot, You asked, "Anyone know how many cubic inches per oz of 550 FP down (or other fill powers) one can get under real conditions?" The answer is that it averages 484.3 FP under rea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Climashield quilt thickness vs temperature
February 27, 8:57pm

Re: Slide Lake Loop - Frontenac P.P.
Steve, Very well formatted and interesting report!

In Post-Trip Reports » Slide Lake Loop - Frontenac P.P.
February 24, 8:44am

Re: Testing Protocol
John, Since you and I will write up our subjective experiences and post them to this thread, hopefully others will follow suit. I back country fly fish, sea kayak, white water kayak, and pack...

In Fishing » Korkers Torrent
February 23, 5:52pm

Re: Climashield quilt thickness vs temperature
Elliot, 50F requires ~ 3.88 avg. clo per the EN 13537 standard. Note that this is for the average 30 yr old male, wearing long underwear, and using a pad with insulation equivalent to a Thermare...

In Make Your Own Gear » Climashield quilt thickness vs temperature
February 22, 8:57pm

Re: Joshua Tree trip report
Douglas, Thanks for sharing your trip experience with us. Very interesting and well written!

In Post-Trip Reports » Joshua Tree, Ca. 40 miles, 2/16-2/17/08
February 20, 8:04pm

Re: lightweight hiking/wet wading shoe
I searched the canyoneering sites to determine what shoes were reported to provide the best traction when using a river as a pseudo trail. Only two shoes were consistently mentioned as providing ad...

In Fishing » Korkers Torrent
February 15, 6:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Definitive Reply - You're Uncoated Ti is NOT damaged
If I have correctly interpreted this thread, I can bake using two nested titanium pots with 3 rocks on the bottom and no water without damaging the pots. Has anyone done this?

In GEAR » Cooking Mishap--am I still safe?
February 11, 3:24pm

Re: Korkers Torrent
A group of us are planning a multi-week backpacking / packrafting / fly fishing trip to the Bob Marshall Wilderness this year and I am going through the same "never ending search". A s...

In Fishing » Korkers Torrent
February 10, 10:06pm

Re: More heat at altitude?
Robert, I agree that it doesn't feel right intuitively. I suspect that the confusion lies in the fact that I was addressing .8*BMR (sleep in a 30F rated bag), not activity. The maximum activ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bag warmth vs. Altitude @ same temp.
February 09, 4:12pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Nisley

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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