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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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Re: Jacket
Christoph, You can BPL forum search my related past posts on these topics. The multi-part answers are far too long and complicated for me to repeat. Your camp chores MET rate will average 1....

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
March 27, 11:53am

Re: logical answer..
Christoph, The 1.5 MET rate your stated activity is less than the 1.75 MET average for camp chores; this requires a warmer jacket for the same temperature. The lowest anticipated temperature is ...

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
March 27, 9:28am

Re: Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
Christoph, Your question has no logical answer unless you specify the minimum temperature you must be comfortable standing around for 2-3 hours.

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
March 26, 1:29pm

Re: Wind Pant Fabrics: Montbell Dynamo vs. Montane Featherlite
AW, The Featherlite is 4.8x more breathable than the Dynamo. I cannot hear either material when worn, but I have poor high frequency hearing.

In GEAR » Wind Pant Fabrics: Montbell Dynamo vs. Montane Featherlite
March 24, 8:54pm

Re: Your FAVORITE trail meal ever
Please explain how you made the Pad Thai, since it wasn't a commercially available freeze dried meal?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Your FAVORITE trail meal ever
March 24, 1:56pm

Re: Happy/Hatch/Dirty Devil hike and packraft
Great trip report... thank you!

In Post-Trip Reports » Happy/Hatch/Dirty Devil hike and packraft
March 20, 11:51am


In GEAR » Marmot Ion vs. Patagonia Houdini
March 17, 4:06pm

Re: Re:"Gear for -20 to -50 degrees?"
Aug, For daytime moderate to high activity levels you can be comfortable by layering something like Patagonia's R1 base layers; Polartec 300 fleece jacket; Polartec 300 vest; and a moderatel...

In GEAR » Gear for -20 to -50 degrees?
March 17, 10:24am

Re: marketing
Eric, Silicone coated down (Encapsil) will, theoretically, slowly degrade in loft to the original 800 fill level and water resistance do to microscopic exfoliation of the silicone from wet flex ...

In GEAR » Patagonia Encapsil Belay Parka Reverse Engineered
March 02, 2:41pm

Re: Encapsil angst
Ray, Thank you!

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
March 02, 2:05am

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