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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest/Sierra
About Me Leave no tracks.
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StateWA
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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Re: Re: AdBlock
Why do I get the feeling that Mr. Jordan is ROTFLHAO right about now?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 10, 8:45pm

Re: Old Guys Running
"What is statistically likely, or falls within predicted ranges, can and often does change completely and unexpectedly due to factors as yet undiscovered. Part of that is because mere empirici...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 10, 8:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: agglomerated maltodextrin source
"This isn't really a powder, more like sugar crystals. You can shake it around and it doesn't create the dreaded dust cloud. Even if it's not, I will stick to this stuff instead.&q...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » agglomerated maltodextrin source
January 10, 5:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: agglomerated maltodextrin source
"If so, CytoCarb 2 appears to be an option." How do you know it's agglomerated? I couldn't find anything on the website mentioning that.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » agglomerated maltodextrin source
January 10, 5:21pm

Re: Re: Old Guys Running
"They may be the gold standard for drawing definitive conclusions about what is probable, but not about what is certain." Isn't that what statistics is all about? It can give you ...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 10, 5:16pm

Re: Re: 72 Hours in Seattle
"Traffic sucks and local goverment seems incapable of administering mass transit." Or much of anything else. They are flat out incompetent. But help is on the way with the first roun...

In Chaff » 72 Hours in Seattle
January 09, 9:31pm

Re: the basis is my comment
"My own personal anecdote is consistent with my buddy who is a physical therapist. Its his advice to clients that running is destructive and they should stop doing it, that my opinion is based...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 09, 8:52pm

Re: Re: Re: BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
"If I thought I could get a girl like Maria Sharapova, I'd click on that "Date Russian Women" ad in a second." You'd better be a fast man with the "mouse". ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 09, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Re: BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
"Misery attracts and begets misery, and some folks are only happy when it rains" The PNW attracts them like honey attracts bees. We so happy up here we call it liquid sunshine. C'...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Reacts to distasteful ad complaints
January 09, 8:17pm

Re: but what about guys who don't wanna go?
"but I prefer a type 2 and type 3-fun type of trip instead. I seem to have a hard time finding guys who want to spend 3 weeks without a shower. What gives??" Sounds like a problem with...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
January 09, 8:06pm

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