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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Delmar's Poll
"As far as the TP on the surface goes, that is usually from an animal digging it up." You ever notice that the paper usually looks clean and is only a few squares? Women who don't ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Delmar's Poll
July 15, 6:45pm

Re: AMK SOL Emergency Blanket versus Polycro and Light Tyvek for strength + durability?
Nearest Home Depot is 100+ miles away. Amazon delivers. Easy choice for me. Tyvek always reminds me of a building site and work, no thanks, I've found the durability to be acceptable. The blac...

In GEAR » looking for something relatively cheap and lightweight sheet that will go under my sleeping pad
July 15, 7:54am

Re: Class suggestion for wilderness medic training?
Was suggested as a place to start Bob. Since we are pretty rural here the Red Cross works with the University on some more advanced classes. Anyone have a online source for the information given...

In Philosophy & Technique » Class suggestion for wilderness medic training?
July 15, 7:50am

Re: Future of flying?
Bike seats and heavy turbulence, sounds thrilling.

In Chaff » Future of flying?
July 14, 10:00pm

Re: Class suggestion for wilderness medic training?
What about the local Red Cross or Fire Dept.? For general first aid, cpr, etc...

In Philosophy & Technique » Class suggestion for wilderness medic training?
July 14, 9:04pm

Re: Western box #2
No offense taken. Would it be OK to ship what I have to you to add to the box you have? I'm all for it to continue on certainly. IT IS A GREAT IDEA. But, the things included could have a bit be...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
July 14, 8:56pm

Re: Western Box #2
Did you see my earlier photos and post about the contents Mike? How are you feeling about what is in the one you have? Should it be consoldated into one box again? I'm willing to do that if you...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
July 14, 8:20pm

Re: read it, hiked it, liked it
"Next week, I'll go into Gates of the Arctic NP with BPL's much more studly Manfred & Sons party." Screwed Wild, that's a trip report I'll be waiting for.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
July 14, 4:39pm

Re: Future of flying?
Will it be Brooks saddles in first class?

In Chaff » Future of flying?
July 14, 4:21pm

What do you hike with that nobody else has?
I think David wins. A slide rule. OK. I don't even know what 3 sig means. Hats off to the math geeks.

In GEAR » What do you hike with that nobody else has?
July 14, 3:02pm

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