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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: Richard, what about fat% for BMR
Brett - Use the more comprehensive calculator set at to determine both you and your girfriend's Harris and Benedict BMR plus all other possible correlation fact...

In GEAR » Thermawrap warm enough?
August 07, 12:35am

Re: Thanks again Richard.
Brett - You are correct. I made a detailed series of posts about this phenomenon in the forum a while back. In addition, those posts contained a BMR calculator URL. Age, sex, weight, and height are...

In GEAR » Thermawrap warm enough?
August 06, 11:15pm

Re: thanks, richard!
Josuha - The EN 13537 tests are done with the old orange 1.75" Thermarest standard. Its specs are R value = 5.8 or M2KV = .876. Last year I posted a very detailed explanation of how to adjust ...

In GEAR » Thermawrap warm enough?
August 06, 3:43pm

Forum bug still there after about a year
EN13537 should provide a hot link entitled EN13537. Until BPL fixes this bug you will have to manually place the URL

In GEAR » Thermawrap warm enough?
August 06, 1:19pm

Re: Richard's Calcs / model...
Joshua - It is a big unknown to me what percentage of the forum readers, besides the person requesting information, are interested in the same question. Also unknown is what level of detail is appr...

In GEAR » Thermawrap warm enough?
August 06, 1:13pm

Re: Thermawrap warm enough?
I built a thermal model for Doug Loshbaugh's proposed Brooks Range Trip. In summary it showed the following salient points: -Neither the long underwear nor the Marmot Reactor Zip Fleece ...

In GEAR » Thermawrap warm enough?
August 06, 12:01am

Re: JMT Attempt
Aaron, Thank you for sharing both the planning and the execution of your adventure with us. Also congratulations for giving the JMT record a noble effort.

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 05, 6:51pm

Cocoon Hoody/Pants: how much warmth added to sleep system?
John - Approximately 14F will be added to a sleep system by adding a 68 g/m2 insulation layer. This calculation assumes the EN 13537 environment and temperature calculation algorithms: (20 year old...

In GEAR » Cocoon Hoody/Pants: how much warmth added to sleep system?
August 03, 12:04pm

Montbell Ul Thermo or patagonia micropuff
I measured the volume of the stuff sack that came with my 2007 Micropuff. It is 1.5 L. What is the stuff sack volume for an easily stuffed Montbell UL Thermo in size M?

In GEAR » Montbell Ul Thermo or patagonia micropuff
August 02, 10:17pm

Avatar Removal
IE7 also fails the same way as Firefox.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BUG report: avatar removal
August 01, 9:59pm

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