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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.
CitySan Carlos
StateCA
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Richard Nisley

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Re: Re: Clothing vs. Bags vs. Ratings
EN 13537 specifies .6 clo of clothing is to be used in the rating calculations. A set of average winter weight long underwear provides this amount of insulation. If you wear something different...

In GEAR » Cocoon Conundrum
October 30, 1:12pm

Re: Richard; WILCO
Brett - Thanks in advance! I suggest using 2 wooden rulers; fluff the bag; use the stomach area to measure; lay one ruler on top so that it is level; and then use the other ruler to measure the ...

In GEAR » Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
October 28, 5:39pm

Re: Richard et al.; I can go. re;Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag
Brett - At minimum, I still need the loft for the #2 SS in Exceloft. I called the Mont-bell Colorado store and Egan said it was about 7.75" double layer loft. My theoretical calculations show ...

In GEAR » Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
October 28, 10:18am

Re: Person with the "leaky" event
Thomas - I have used one Lowe Alpine eVENT rain suit for 2 different 1 1/2 month long Alaskan coast expeditions and 2 seasons of down hill skiing. I did not experience any problems. I would lik...

In GEAR » If Only Someone Made A.....
October 25, 9:19pm

Re: Re: Insulating Jacket... what is the most thermally efficient?
Ryan - What is the double layer loft of an Alpine Light Down jacket?

In GEAR » Insulating Jacket... what is the most thermally efficient?
October 25, 7:07pm

Re: Insulating Jacket... what is the most thermally efficient?
Ryan - What is the double layer loft of an Alpine Light Down jacket?

In GEAR » Insulating Jacket... what is the most thermally efficient?
October 25, 6:43pm

Re: Black Diamond Megalite Weight?
Mine weighs 34.5 oz after seam sealing and adding 4 extra loops at the corners to facilitate a higher pitch option.

In GEAR » Black Diamond Megalite Weight?
October 22, 7:23pm

Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
Please post the double layer loft for any model of this bag you have access to. Also specify the approximate age of the bag you measured since the loft will drop with use. Brett - Are you going ...

In GEAR » Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
October 12, 1:16am

Re: Fix for Slipping Cord Lock on Belt?
Remove the cord lock from the belt. Take the spring out of the cord lock and stretch it out to retension it to the desired value. Reassemble and it should work as good as new.

In GEAR » Fix for Slipping Cord Lock on Belt?
October 06, 12:25pm

Re: higher Snoqualmie or lower Backcomb?
EJ - I used trail runners, Gore-Tex socks, and over boots when I started out snow shoeing a few years ago. Everything seemed to work OK, but I didn't do any difficult terrain the first couple o...

In GEAR » Good light late fall/winter hiking boot - Keen Growler or TNF Storm Peak? Where to find Growler?
October 02, 8:45am

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