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Ken Thompson (kthompson) - BPL Lifetime Member

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In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Levels of Fun - Skurka's?
September 17, 9:11am

Re: Help. Son doesnt like packing or hiking
Why don't you have a talk with the misses first. She actually may have some insight. If you continue to go out and have fun, any chance that doing so would change his mind/spark some interest? ...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Help. Son doesnt like packing or hiking
September 17, 8:49am

Re: Love California
I lived in Washington, it is miserable. My sister in law lives in Portland. Ruined there too.

In Chaff » Love California
September 17, 8:40am

Re: Love California
I've been all over this country. I like it up here best. Not perfect, no. But CA comes pretty close, for me. Especially the real Northern California.

In Chaff » Love California
September 17, 7:59am

Re: Massive burn holes in floor of tent! (see pic) Can it be repaired?
Sure a new floor can be sewn in. But FWIW I could never see myself returning something that damaged. I would replace it afford it or not. Just wrong. Curious, what tent is/was it?

In Make Your Own Gear » Massive burn holes in floor of tent! (see pic) Can it be repaired?
September 17, 7:54am

Re: "WTB Mamajamba or MacCat Deluxe"
He's using some better fabric that I can get easily. Price is fair as well. OK lazy, allright?

In Gear Swap » WTB Mamajamba or MacCat Deluxe
September 16, 6:46pm

Re: Friday afternoon departure?
For those of you hiking in on Sat. The base camp at Morris Meadow will be easy for you to see from the trail once you get to the meadow. The abundance of UL shelters in one area will be a dead give...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Trinity Alps, Morris Meadow Octoberfest
September 16, 2:21pm

Re: Re: Hair down there
Doug!!! ROTFLMAO!!!!

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
September 16, 2:16pm

Re: WTB Mamajamba or MacCat Deluxe
@Chad. Thanks I just can't do blue.

In Gear Swap » WTB Mamajamba or MacCat Deluxe
September 16, 6:33am

Re: hammockforums
I stay away from HF. But thanks. A good number of members there are members here. Like myself.

In Gear Swap » WTB Mamajamba or MacCat Deluxe
September 16, 6:32am

All Reader Reviews by Ken Thompson

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ULA Equipment
Ordered this pack early on a Thurs. morning PST. Shipped from ULA that afternoon. Custom CDT with no hip belt or ice axe/pole retention or any other options other than the pad and hydration sleeve. U...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 29, 6:35pm

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 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