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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest/Sierra
About Me Leave no tracks.
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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Out and about having a great time.
". Finished a five day trip yesterday and heading out again tomorrow." Way to go, Katharina! I've been wondering how it was going. Loved the trailer, and am looking forward to th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Out and about having a great time.
June 30, 5:29pm

Re: "Ultralight Coffee Options"
"But really, I just want caffeine in the morning in the easiest possible way." Then take the XUL route and use No Doze.

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 30, 5:14pm

Re: Big 5 risks from Greek exit
"Turkey is questionable too as Russian energy pipes oil and gas, turning into Turkish energy, and then Greek energy... for a fee." It is also worth noting that China is managing the po...

In Chaff » Black Monday?
June 29, 7:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: I wish upon a star
"Since I can't bring myself to vote for Hillary, and certainly won't vote for any declared Republican candidate, I might just write Webb in whether he's running or not." Yo...

In Chaff » Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!
June 29, 7:48pm

Re: Re: I wish upon a star
"I'm still waiting for Elizabeth Warren to jump in the ring at the last minute." I'm waiting for James Webb to come riding to the rescue on a white horse.

In Chaff » Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!
June 29, 5:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Pardon me?!
"The blue ribbon speaks for itself Tom." Indeed it does. As H. L. Mencken once observed, "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the American Public". PBR stands as eloquen...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 5:44pm

Re: Re: Pardon me?!
"If there's a thread topic deserving of personal insults, it's coffee." This from a guy who sings the praises of PBR? ;0)))

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 5:12pm

Re: Just want to be honest and loving and truthful
"Please hear the desire for dialog and clarity." It is heartening to hear one deliver their thoughts in such a compassionate, non confrontational manner. I would hope others take note...

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 28, 9:11pm

Re: bad decision
" Executive orders and legislating from the bench are my two biggest pet peeves." In the absence of a functioning legislative branch, how else does a government get anything done? ...

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 27, 7:21pm

Re: RE: Difficulty swallowing
" Maybe start with a good GP, then progress to a good GI specialist" +1 He should eliminate the possibility of GERD, which can lead to esophageal cancer if left untreated. I'm no...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difficulty swallowing
June 27, 7:14pm

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