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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: Carpet Stakes
I love camping in the house.

In Make Your Own Gear » Carpet Stakes
April 07, 4:47pm

Re: Public Apology to the BPL Family
An educated consumer is the best customer. I see no harm. Cheesy, maybe. There are a ton of people here who participate only in the Gear Swap. That's the saddest thing going on here. How about ...

In Gear Swap » Public Apology to the BPL Family
April 07, 4:29pm

Re: NeoAir warranty?
Call and ask. Tell them you have a time restraint if you do. 1-800-531-9531

In GEAR » NeoAir warranty?
April 07, 4:24pm

Re: "Lost Coast in and out"
Ursacks are not approved for use in the King Range. Beer and whiskey/whisky are though... Last bump as we leave tomorrow. Trip report to follow...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Lost Coast in and out
April 07, 6:11am

Re: look who's tardy to the party...
Jesse. Driving up on Fri.4/8. Spending the night at A.W. Way County Park. Drive to the Mattole trailhead Sat. morning. Hike in approx. 10 miles to Spanish Flat. Spend Sat. night there. Hike back ou...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Lost Coast in and out
April 06, 9:27pm

Re: bivy
I don't use one with mine.

In GEAR » Floorless shelter in the rain?
April 05, 10:59pm

Re: Floorless shelter in the rain?
I use a bivy in my Duomid. No worries about tracking mud all over the inside that way. And the important things stay dry in the bivy. I can cook in there and spills are not a problem either. With a...

In GEAR » Floorless shelter in the rain?
April 05, 10:48pm

Re: nature - hair insulation and aging
Coup from Golite shaved everywhere before his Colorado Trail hike. Hairy guy. Saved him 3oz..

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 05, 6:59pm

Re: What did you pay for gasoline today?
$4.35 for 89 octane today in Humboldt. Should be $5 by Labor Day. Ugh...

In Chaff » What did you pay for gasoline today?
April 05, 5:34pm

Re: knots
Hennessey method of lashing works and is not a knot.

In Hammocks » UL under insulation
April 05, 5:29pm

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