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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: Re: Pipe Dream
"If it was to come from anywhere it'd be from British Columbia." You'll know the US is getting serious about that option when you see the "What's our water doing in th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 20, 5:45pm

Re: environmental problems.
"Control human population." Mother Nature is just now getting around to it in her own deliberate, ineluctable way.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 20, 5:42pm

Re: Re: Ukraine's poison pill for peace talks
""Critics of Putin say that over the past decade the Russian president has empowered 38-year-old Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of the Chechen Republic, "to effectively create the Islamic ...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
March 20, 5:37pm

Re: Re: Ukraine's poison pill for peace talks
"uh-oh, sounds like Rog is part of the Tom/Kat camp : )" Yeah, we're a regular axis of evil all right. ;0)

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
March 20, 5:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: (Warning: Politics)
"In my opinion, pouring arms into the area will resolve nothing but cause a lot of DEATH, destruction, heartbreak and suffering." Your opinion is shared by millions of Europeans, all o...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
March 19, 8:56pm

Re: Re: Re: My Maths
"Don't worry Tom, I'm going to make sure you and I hash all of this out, once and for all, going all the way back- even before creation itself-, all while sitting under the stars in Mi...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
March 18, 8:05pm

Re: My Maths
"I tried." That was your original sin, for which you shall writhe in the hottest pool of brimstone in Hell, with a cold one hovering eternally just out of reach. OMG, how did I ma...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
March 17, 8:40pm

Re: Re: re: miles per day
"Going over Harrison Pass was really just a way to get into that Upper Kern Basin area where I spent a rest day last summer and it was pretty great, so if there's an easier way in then I&#...

In Pre-Trip Planning » SEKI cross country questions
March 17, 8:22pm

Re: re: miles per day
"I'd suggest a loop from Lake Reflection up Little Joe Pass, Thunder Pass, etc to Brewer Basin, Sphinx Pass, and Sphinx Lakes, as a less scramble-y option if your wife wants to come along....

In Pre-Trip Planning » SEKI cross country questions
March 17, 8:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Another Mearsheimer article.
"Sounds sensible, but the problem is that most of Ukraine's natural resources its economy depends on (iron ore, coal) are concentrated in the East and South. This is why Kiev won't con...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
March 15, 8:21pm

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