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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Odor Proof Bear Bags
"Incidentally, the nylofume bags are supposed to be used double bagged (for fumigating) and I would suggest anyone doing further testing try them double bagged." +1 SOP for me in the ...

In GEAR » My scumbag opsack is now putting out an odor! :-P
October 15, 5:56pm

Re: ULA Ohm 2.0
"Just looked at the ULA website and noticed that they are advertising the Ohm 2.0 at 32 oz. I'll have to re-weigh mine later but that seems to be heavier than I remembered and mine is a la...

In GEAR » Women with large breasts: what backpack do you use?
October 15, 5:53pm

Re: Swish
"So in my case -- not an exact science by any means -- I sip a couple ounces of the energy drink every 15 minutes or so, then wash it down with about 2-3x that amount of plain water, depending...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Carbohydrate supplement source
October 15, 5:43pm

Re: Re: Caribou Lake
"I'll keep that in mind Tom." Thank you, Ken.

In Post-Trip Reports » Caribou Lake
October 14, 7:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Less trees, more water for California?
What's all our water doing in Canada's lakes?!

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 7:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re: Caribou Lake
"I was hoping to get there and find you at camp Tom. No joke." If I had known, I might have showed up. No joke. I didn't know it was happening.

In Post-Trip Reports » Caribou Lake
October 14, 5:54pm

Re: Re: Re: re: Caribou Lake
You guys sure know how to have a good time.

In Post-Trip Reports » Caribou Lake
October 14, 5:46pm

Re: Re: Lion got into a fight
"Yeah, but you should see the other guy!" Or girl. Rule number one of courtship: Never try to kiss a lady who doesn't want to be kissed. ;0)

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
October 13, 4:51pm

BAXTER PASS 10/6-7 I thought I was done for the year after 3 great trips, having tested my wife's forbearance greatly in the process, but bluebird skies and Indian Summer weather stoked a ...

In User Test Forum » OT-BAX
October 12, 8:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Office Politics. Retarded monkeys (devolution)
" would hope anyone entering politics has the where withal to speak up when something is wrong, no matter how embedded in the system." You fail to understand that politics operates acc...

In Chaff » Office Politics
October 11, 5:15pm

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

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