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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Sounds like you have it pretty well dialed in -- if that amount of food provides the 3000 calories you mentioned previously you are doing better than 150 calories per oz -- something a lot of...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 20, 7:27pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"1) How do you make your homemade Perpetuem?" 4 oz of maltodextrin to 1/2 oz. of whey protein. Simple as that for days up to 14-15. I get the rest of my energy during the day from st...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 20, 5:38pm

Re: passive.
"Oh, those passive continental margins." It'sa small world back there, Dave. Some would call it Truman's World. ;0)

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 5:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
"Jake, can you tell me how you teleport? Could come in handy with bears...." Perhaps a little more deference would be in order when addressing a demi god.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 5:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
""I can appreciate both Josh's views and perspectives and Billy's. I don't view Billy being so much as rude, as bluntly giving a contrary perspective on something he views as ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 5:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
" better to take a Glock if there is that much concern. A person that has one and knows how to use it will feel much more confident." Don't take your guns to hike, son; Leave your...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 4:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Going Fast
"i ran similar track events as Skurka" What track events did you run that you found useful when training for long distance hikes? Serious question, Jake. I would be interested, from ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 4:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
"It just makes no sense to me" It will if you remember that we're over half way into November, and the sun is low on the horizon. ;0)

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 4:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
This has been a most interesting thread to follow. But I must say that after going on 3 full pages of elaborate to highly elaborate approaches to get the necessary electrolytes from "real foo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 20, 4:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"I'm trying to imagine a 10-hour hiking day eating 10-20 Powerbars. Does not sound very attractive to me, and does sound expensive." But at least you wouldn't have to bring TP.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 20, 4:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Tom Kirchner

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Gossamer Gear ThinLight insulation pad 1/8" approx. 2 oz.
Having used both of the above mentioned combinations(only with a Mens' Prolite 3), I heartily concur with their rating(s). It would be hard to find a piece of insulation/protection/padding that g...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
October 27, 5:20pm

ULA Circuit
Pro's: 1) Light; 2) Durable for the weight(like Kevin, I've done some off-trail/bushwhacking(Wanda Lake to Martha Lake via Davis Lakes/N. Goddard Creek) with only minor abrasion on the waist...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 29, 6:16pm

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
Scott, Check out travelcountry.com for the eco-mesh shirt. They have free shipping whereas Railriders charges a pretty hefty fee. I've been using this shirt for years and consider it the best S...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
April 06, 5:27pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro-Lite 4
Hi David, What you are experiencing with your Prolite-4 is a common phenomenon in my experience with the Prolite-3. It is, however, easy to mitigate. Just position the valve next to your shoulder o...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 04, 5:17pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
I've used the Prolite-3 almost since it came out with good success. It compresses well, is very light FOR ITS SIZE(what would a TorsoLite weigh if it was 20"x48"??), and insulates just ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 15, 6:02pm

REI Peak UL
I've been using the Peak UL carbon fiber poles(womens' non antishock 3 section model-11.2 oz/pr) ever since they came on the market and have been ecstatic about their performance. Like some other pos...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 5:58pm