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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest/Sierra
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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: A Couple of Thoughts
"We were doing high mileage, at race pace, for up to 12 days per race" How many miles, at what pace? Those parameters would definitely impact how much food/day, and what its compositi...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 19, 4:46pm

Re: you two
"get a room..." C'mon, Michael, spell it out for us. ;)

In Chaff » Latest survey for BPLrs
November 19, 4:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Los Padres Overnight
"There's one we hear every time we camp in a particular spot, grunting and groaning in the morning" Are you sure it's only one? ;0)

In Post-Trip Reports » Los Padres Overnight.
November 17, 7:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Water Strategy
"are bulksuplements products USP? I see they say they're USFDA registered" I don't know, Jerry. That would be a good question for the vendor. Myself, I have reverted to using...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 17, 7:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Water Strategy
"Seems like if I get it from National chain pharmacy it's a little more likely to be better than a website I don't know about" Take a look at this link, Jerry. I think it will...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 17, 7:37pm

Re: Re: Los Padres Overnight
"Great shot of the paw prints!" That must have been one huge bear. I'd love to have seen him/her. From a discrete distance.

In Post-Trip Reports » Los Padres Overnight.
November 17, 7:10pm

Re: Re: Latest survey for BPLrs
"Kindred spirit. I think we would have got on." +1 :)

In Chaff » Latest survey for BPLrs
November 17, 6:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Water Strategy
"I wonder if the bulksupplements are as good as pills you can get from local store I'm never sure about supplements like that, whether they're what they say they are" What m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 16, 8:50pm

Re: Re: Water Strategy
"What's the best way to get calcium and magnesium? I'm aware of pills, but I want something I can use to make an electrolyte drink." http://www.bulksupplements.com/catalogsearc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 16, 7:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Rehydration Drink Recipe
"I have some Oral Rehydration Salts in foil packets that look very official/professional/serious. Here's a link to the makers of them showing what's in them." I used the rehydr...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 16, 7:25pm

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