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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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--:WANTED:-- Bay Area G.G.G. Host for 2015 event
Host first. Location second.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
August 06, 8:21pm

Re: Light 1.5p/2P Tent Help!
Do you use trekking poles? Welcome, and hold on.

In GEAR » Light 1.5p/2P Tent Help!
August 06, 8:02am

Re: You forget one!
It's not about listing them all. Just a comparison between popular models. No Arrowhead Equipment and a host of others. So what?

In GEAR » Quilts, compared
August 06, 7:34am

Re: Reader Gear Reviews
Actually Reader Reviews is an unloved section of this site. So few entrees as of late. This certainly qualifies.

In GEAR » Darn Tough Socks Tough As S**t
August 05, 10:05pm

Re: Retirement
Glad to hear you're still thinking tiny. I'm still wanting to go that route as well. Enjoy your retirement. Would be so awesome to move and take it all with you.

In Chaff » Retirement
August 05, 10:02pm

Re: Suggestion: Best of MYOG (sticky thread)
Since we have no sticky option best bet is to use the watch this thread feature. Then you can peruse it in your profile. Or just bookmark what you like and organize the pages in your own file.

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestion: Best of MYOG (sticky thread)
August 05, 6:58pm

Re: Gatorade
The lemon lime powder makes the best backcountry margaritas. Once you add in the tequila of course. Gatorade in the 32 oz bottles on sale here at both Safeway and Rays

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 05, 7:59am

Re: "Bear" Bag for Dry Storage of Sleeping Bag and Clothes...Bad Idea?
A nylafume bag as a pack liner is 1.1oz. Just saying. I applaud the thoughts on dual use, but... So would you have your food and clothes packed in the same bag while hiking?

In Multiple Use Gear » "Bear" Bag for Dry Storage of Sleeping Bag and Clothes...Bad Idea?
August 05, 7:56am

Re: Simmer
Let me know if you change you mind at any point. Glad to send one your way.

In GEAR » Starlyte or Trail Designs 12-10 stove. Urgent question
August 04, 8:59pm

Re: Simmer
You can simmer with the Starlyte with the felt ring. Can I drop one in the mail to you?

In GEAR » Starlyte or Trail Designs 12-10 stove. Urgent question
August 04, 8:40pm

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

Lost Valley Hammocks Arkansas
Know your reviewer.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 13, 7:45am

Hilleberg Unna
I too have just joined the ranks of Hilleberg carriers. I bought an Unna for myself and my sometime canine companion. Heavy compared to what a lot carry here sure. I slept like a rock in 60mph gusts ...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
May 12, 2:15pm

Osprey Hornet 46
Moved this here from the Lifer's only forum. Here is what I thought Review for Osprey Hornet 46. Tester info. Ken Thompson 43 years old Living/hiking in far northern CA. 6'3" 210...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 24, 6:52am

Bareboxer.com Golf City Products Barebox
Overall I am happy with it. I do not like the over built and heavy locking mechanism on the lid. Something more akin to the Garcia Machine type would be more than adequate. Other than that it perform...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 08, 6:44am