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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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OT-CB
Vidette Lakes and Center Basin via Kearsarge Pass 7/21-25 Our route was originally planned to take us over Kearsarge Pass, Deerhorn Saddle, and Harrison Pass into the Upper Kern Basin en rout...

In Post-Trip Reports » OT-CB
July 29, 8:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: High Sierra Edible Plants
"Be careful of "wild onions" - there are some nasty bulbs that look very similar. But if it has a distinctive onion/chive/garlic smell to it, my understanding is that those are all s...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » High Sierra Edible Plants
July 29, 8:33pm

Re: Re: Re: High Sierra Edible Plants
"Anybody know what time of year to harvest Chinquapin nuts?" Usually September, but that is under usual conditions, which I am not sure are any longer valid.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » High Sierra Edible Plants
July 29, 8:29pm

Re: Re: Re: Beer!
"IPAs are okay but I don't understand why of all beers, IPAs became such a fad." Pure American marketing genius, as usual. I've been drinking them for several decades now, so ...

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 29, 8:22pm

Re: Re: Re: sigh
"Ol' TSOSMNCSABBK for short?" Thanks for condensing it, Ian. That'll just about fit on a Tee shirt. I'll wear it with pride. Now, back to your taste in "beer"....

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Asshole / Assholes -- When Something Smells the Same...
"Yeah, I find myself disagreeing with Tom a lot too : )" And we haven't even gotten around to discussing beer yet. Stay tuned folks, the best is yet to come.

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:43pm

Re: Re: Re: sigh
"That's a rather long name for an old goat?" He's just trying to confuse me.

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:41pm

Re: Re: sigh
"Tom Scourge of Seattle, Mountain Naming Convention Snob, and Beer Blasphemer Kirchner." A signal honor for this undeserving imbiber of IPAs. Even so, I shall be delighted to accept t...

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Asshole / Assholes -- When Something Smells the Same...
"Anyone interested in joining my Honda Ruckus gang?" Linguistic Philistines rule. Submit, man, and I'll give you Asotin County for your turf. Otherwise I call in my Mongol allies...

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Asshole / Assholes -- When Something Smells the Same...
"a well known blue ribbon award winning beer" Where, at the Garfield county fair? Big smiley emoticon.

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:32pm

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