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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
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Re: "Bigfoot Trail in Northern California"
Being Thru hiked right now.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bigfoot Trail in Northern California
July 09, 2:04pm

Re: Bay Area GGG Host
Aaron will not be the host. Thanks for the PM. I think quality has been lost with the increase in attendees.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
July 09, 1:15pm

Re: BareBoxer Contender 101 heavier than advertised
That's what I did. That lid with the overly complicated locking mechanism weighs too much. The little opening grew tiresome. I bought a BV 450, but wish it were opaque to keep things cooler and...

In GEAR » BareBoxer Contender
July 09, 11:06am

Re: Hilleberg Tent thread
Hilleberg introduces a new model today. Looks like a Tarptent Moment. Eric will be thrilled. It's named the Enan. More specs to be revealed at the Outdoor Show in Germany that starts tomorro...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
July 09, 7:43am

Re: Re: 600mL short/wide
Pot is 3.3oz Starlite stove is .6 I just use the cone and don't have the floor or inferno insert. The cone weighs 1 oz. in its' Tyvek sleeve

In GEAR » Best size UL caldera cone for solo?
July 09, 7:35am

Re: 600mL short/wide
That's were I landed too. Just right, most of the time.

In GEAR » Best size UL caldera cone for solo?
July 09, 7:11am

Re: How many sleeping bags do you own?
A hooded 25 degree bag A non hooded 35 degree bag Will use the unhooded one on top of the other if the rare snow camping/ real cold trip pops up Both down, both semi-rectangular in cut ...

In GEAR » How many sleeping bags do you own?
July 09, 7:02am

Re: How light is light?
2.25 lbs per day is heavy for food. My whole cook kit weighs 6oz, including a stove. You have a scale? How much does that quilt weigh? Have a great trip Charles. You're an inspiration...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How light is light?
July 09, 6:57am

Re: Delmar's Poll
Roger. You really need to fix that Cuban thing.

In Editor's Roundtable » Delmar's Poll
July 08, 7:28pm

Re: PS Ken hope to head up your ways soon
Come on up. You've missed more than two :(

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
July 08, 7:41am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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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