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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest/Sierra
About Me Leave no tracks.
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StateWA
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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Retrired School Principals
"Depends on where your troups are deployed from. Camp Pendalton is as close to Central America as the Canadian border, and if you're talking northeastern Canada, even South America isn'...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 06, 8:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Retrired School Principals
"Don't forget there's a LOT of land in central and South America too!" Yeah, but that's a lot farther away. It would require a lot more fuel to invade Central and South Am...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 06, 6:41pm

Re: Re:
"We burned down your White House once. We can do it again." One more reason to take your water. :=)

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 06, 6:33pm

Re: Re: Favorite National Park in the US
"Sequoia Natl. Park...just amazing" +1 I just don't have the words...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Favorite National Park in the US?
July 06, 6:14pm

Re: Re: Nothing much to add
"Instead I would worry about the damage to the down from the continuous rubbing (grinding) under the pack straps all day." +1 In a related vein, how anyone could hike with a down ...

In GEAR » Warmth of down when compressed
July 06, 6:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Retrired School Principals
"What will India and China do then? Not to mention some areas of the USA?" For India and China, it's a bit of a sticky wicket since they both have nukes. For the USA, it's ver...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 06, 5:53pm

Re: "The Carbon Flame War"
"Fox News and the WSJ were, until very recently, the only news organizations asking tough questions of our current government." Do you ever wonder why they didn't ask the previous ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 06, 5:49pm

Re: Re: Re: calories@ Ben
"I think you misinterpreted my post, or maybe I didn't make myself clear." Fair enough, Ben. Point acknowledged. Anyhow, I think we've beat this dog nigh unto death. I'm...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need in increase calorie intake
July 05, 8:59pm

Re: calories
"Why are the calories stored on the body as fat not even in these calculations?" Brian, I addressed the issue of stored body fat at length in a couple of posts on the first page of ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need in increase calorie intake
July 05, 8:55pm

Re: calories@ Ben
"I don't claim that my experience on 3-day trips is valid for longer trips." Then why are you making strong recommendations for longer trips based on your 3 day trips? "...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » need in increase calorie intake
July 05, 6:33pm

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