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Kristin Tennessen (ktenness) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Sierra Nevadas
About Me Bioinformatician and backpacker, unfortunately cannot do both simultaneously.

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All Forum Posts by Kristin Tennessen

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I've been traveling far from my kitchen this week but as soon as I return I will find my notes and update here. Happy New Year everyone!

In Editor's Roundtable » 2011 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
January 01, 10:14pm

Sunshine in the Sierra
Great story, great photos!

In Editor's Roundtable » Sunshine in the Sierra
November 12, 9:44am

Completing a Thru-Hike

In Editor's Roundtable » Completing a Thru-Hike
September 14, 7:09am

I am re-reading this while wearing the same pants that I'm wearing in all of the above photos. All I can think is "I am so tired of wearing the same pants." Thanks for your positi...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Global Test III: Trekking in Russia
June 04, 12:52pm

Great discussion
It's nice to hear tips from others who value work/life balance- makes me feel less alone as most of my social circles are career-oriented.

In Editor's Roundtable » Field Notes of a Family Man: How to Nurture Your Family and Your Backpacking Obsession
May 19, 11:56am

I like numbers
Great article, very helpful. Especially for us vegetarians.

In Editor's Roundtable » Food Planning Using Pounds Per Person Per Day
March 02, 10:02am

Foz do Iguaçu
The critter in the photo taken at Foz do Iguaçu is an assassin bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae) in the genus Arilus. Learn more here.

In Editor's Roundtable » Small Wonders of Latin America - Global Test Photo Essay
February 17, 10:17am

Re: Klattermusen perhaps?
Klättermusen zipper designs are definitely about function, not fashion. Their top layer garment zippers run from left hip to right shoulder. Their bottom layer garment zippers run from right hip...

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter ISPO 2011: Day 4 - Technical Treats
February 10, 4:11am

RE: Aconcagua Photo Essay and Gear List
I love love love reading about your summit excursions! What's next on your list- Elbrus? I had lunch at the base last week and it's a beautiful mountain.

In Editor's Roundtable » Aconcagua Photo Essay and Gear List
September 23, 2:18am

Re: Peace Pilgrim
In a male dominated activity, I especially love hearing tales about ultralight-moving women.

In Editor's Roundtable » Peace Pilgrim: Minimalist Trekker for World Peace
September 23, 2:10am

All Reader Reviews by Kristin Tennessen

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Patagonia Women's Active Hipster
At 31 grams (size small) they are my heaviest panties. Comfort I do not like the thickness of the fabric. They take forever to dry and are uncomfortable to wear while damp, and don't dry quic...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
February 17, 10:54am

Icebreaker Nature 150 Bikini
I have two pairs of these top-performers. They are my underwear of choice for any activity, winter or summer. At 24 grams (size xs) they deserve 5 stars for performance:weight ratio. Comfort The...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
February 10, 3:39am