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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: I don't have a CLO what this means!
Bill - Clo is the insulation provided. Clo is normally used for clothing insulation because it is relatively easy for people to understand that 1 clo is the warmth provided by a mens business su...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 06, 8:40am

Re: Re: Also confused
Matt F. - I agree with you that 99.9% of hikers don't know the clo values of their gear and don't care. I would love to understand why they don't care. I suspect that it is because t...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 06, 8:09am

Re: Also confused
Johnathon R - Q: Where are the clo values coming from? A: For street clothes, the ISO 9920 data base. For technical base layers, the ISO 9920 formula for determining the clo value from the body...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 06, 7:59am

Re: 2 Qs: Use of Icebreaker Nomad? Wet Correction?
Joshua M. - Q1: IB Nomad clo value? A The short answer is the Ibex Shak is 390 g/m2 and measured .080 loft. The IB Nomad fabric weight is 320 g/m2 and measured .080”. 320 / 390 * .080” = ...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 06, 7:34am

The optimal clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
I will go through the posts and try and answer the outstanding questions in a subsequent post. But first, I wanted to address the common high level abstraction question. In other words, FEED A ...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 05, 5:15pm

Re: Richard, question on the graph?
Brett - Question 1) Does it show the temperature range for comfort at some constant clo? Answer 1. No. Temperature and METs are the two input variables, the clo value is the dependent output var...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 02, 9:56pm

Re: Re: The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
Mark - I alway appreciate your input! I frequently reference your Web site for information and also point others to it. You are representative of the younger and/or more fit individuals will ne...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 02, 9:15pm

Re: Urls for the chosen R1 Hoody and Windshirt
I used a Patagonia Houdini windshirt and a Patagonia R1 hoody for my analysis but, the brand isn't critical to the thermal performance concepts. The Patagonia URL is Patagonia There are oth...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 02, 7:02pm

Re: Re: The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
Frank - The windshirt is present in all configurations starting with the R1Mid... thanks for pointing out the omission. I will edit the original post for the R1Mid description to add the words &quo...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 02, 3:49pm

The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
I created this chart to graphically demonstrate why I believe a lightweight hoody and a windshirt is the optimal clothing combination for most backpacking or hiking. For backpacking, this combi...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
August 31, 8:05pm

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