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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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The North Face Propel Loft
Please post the double layer loft and if it is fairly equally distributed throughout the bag? Also I would like to read your summary warmth impression of this bag. Please specify if it is the pr...

In GEAR » The North Face Propel Loft
October 30, 11:47am

Re: Winter Jacket
Alec-I am heading out for a backpacking trip in a few hours and so won't be on again for at least four days. When you sleep your Met rate is .8. When you work at a desk, your MET rate is about 1...

In Winter Hiking » Winter Jacket
October 26, 4:44pm

Re: Question fo Richard or others
Bill-I assumed all insulation batts were 2.7 oz/yd2 PG delta. The first scenario, using the Gossamer Gear NightLight pad, will yield an EN 13537 Lower Comfort temp of 27F. The second scenario, usin...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
October 26, 4:04pm

Re: Winter Jacket
Alec-A Primaloft One vest won't provide you with the breathability that you will need while racing and a VBL would be even worse for ensemble layer 1. A Primaloft One vest augmentation would be exc...

In Winter Hiking » Winter Jacket
October 26, 2:45pm

Re: Question fo Richard or others
Bill-I don't have a loft number for PG Delta 2.2 oz. I do have info for PG Delta 2.7 oz at .6". If this is not what you meant, then please provide me the loft for 2.2 oz insulation batt.

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
October 26, 2:17pm

Re: Question fo Richard or others
Bill-I need the approximate loft and insulation type for each item, plus whether you sleep on your back, side, or stomach primarily. If you get this information to me today I will give you a respon...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
October 26, 1:05pm

Re: Winter Jacket
Alec-I lived in Minnesota for 14 years. During that period it was not uncommon to get a week straight of January night time wind chill temps in the -30 range. I will assume that will be your worst ...

In Winter Hiking » Winter Jacket
October 26, 12:42pm

Re: Re: Favorite Insulated Pants?
Dale-I use the newest model. They are nearly waterproof (Dryloft) and warm (Primaloft One @ .6" loft). The only down sides are that the newest model doesn't have a relief zipper and the weight for ...

In GEAR » Favorite Insulated Pants?
October 25, 2:16pm

Re: Good Book On Reading The Weather?
"The Weather Book", by USA Today. Awsome graphics make complex subjects easier to understand. My favorite. "Weather for Dummies", by John D. Cox. A distant second to the first selection but a go...

In Chaff » Good Book On Reading The Weather?
October 24, 10:29pm

Re: How to Search the Forums with Google
Paul-I also tried a search for Primaloft. Using the custom Google = 14 entries and Forum Search = 164 entries.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » REQUEST MORE FEATURES
October 24, 11:39am

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