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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Behind the Redwood Curtain
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All Forum Posts by Ken Thompson

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Re: Airmat width. Best width for back sleepers? side sleepers?
I like 25" for myself. Look here... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=22054

In GEAR » Airmat width. Best width for back sleepers? side sleepers?
May 10, 11:01pm

Re: Guylines
You can always use shorter pieces with loops tied at each end and girth hitch them together for when you need longer. Works well if you are going to try multiple pitches.

In GEAR » Guylines
May 10, 10:49pm

Re: Battery junction
I bought Energizers. Not the house brand.

In GEAR » CR 123 shelf life?
May 10, 6:59am

Re: Congratulations, winners!
Good job guys! Some food for thought next time I head out for sure. Addie, any females enter?

In Content Solicitations » 24 Series Gear List
May 09, 10:18pm

Re: Half pack - initial impressions
Glad it worked good for you. You are a slave to fashion too aren't you? You look somewhat dubious in the last photo. Snarky comments from your photographer?

In GEAR » Half pack - initial impressions
May 09, 6:06pm

Re "Canister vs. Alcohol"
I just want to eat. So I take a canister. So I'm lazy. No fuel to measure, spill,wait to prime, etc.. Easy. I found that the weight difference for me becomes a non issue in trips lasting more t...

In GEAR » Weighs less to carry a canister stove long distances?
May 09, 4:35pm

Re: "PCT in early May -- near Lake Tahoe"
If those coordinates are correct that's 94.58 yards from the shoreline.

In Post-Trip Reports » PCT in early May -- near Lake Tahoe
May 09, 4:12pm

Re: "PCT in early May -- near Lake Tahoe"
Showers Lake David

In Post-Trip Reports » PCT in early May -- near Lake Tahoe
May 09, 3:22pm

Re: Re: re: Super cheap, SUL pack
I was really surprised to see how big that Chico bag actually was.

In GEAR » Super cheap, SUL pack?
May 09, 1:00pm

Re: Looking for aluminum pot
Here is a 1.3 liter http://cascadedesigns.com/msr/cookware/fast-and-light-cookware/quick-solo-pot/product

In GEAR » Looking for aluminum pot
May 09, 12:52pm

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