THANKS for the FYI. I reposted to the "-ERS" site. I will guess that the monitors do not need another cat to herd. :]
From: Dark Lazarus <darklazarus@...
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 11:39:51 AM
Subject: Re: [BackpackGearTest] APPLICATION to test OR High Point Cap
As an FYI, you posted this to the wrong list. It should go to the
backpackgeartestERS list. It might be found here but it would be best
On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Alexander Chard
<alexander_chard@ yahoo.com> wrote:
> Please accept my application to test the Outdoor Research High Point
> Cap. I would like to include my follicle-impaired dome with the other
> proudly bald applicants for testing. Metric conversion not needed for
> our international friends, men's baldheadedness ranges 65 to 73% and
> does not recognize borders. I have read the BackpackGearTest. org
> bylaws v. 0609 including, but not limited to, Chapter 5. I agree to
> comply with all requirements.
> Tester Information
> Alexander Chard
> Age: 48
> Gender: Male
> Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
> Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
> City: Peterborough
> State: New Hampshire, USA
> Email address alexander_chard@ yahoo.com
> Date: October 22, 2008
> I have been backpacking since the mid 90's with trips generally 2-10
> days. I have backpacked in all seasons and conditions. I generally
> pack for comfort.
> My shelters are usually tarp or bivy sack. Spring to fall pack weight
> about 16 lbs/7 kg, and about 2 lbs/1 kg food per day. Excursions
> include trips in the Smokey's, White Mountains, Grand Canyon, Southern
> Canada and Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I consider difficult terrain
> and adverse conditions the ingredients for interesting and memorable
> Test plan
> Size: Accuracy of sizing chart?
> Comfort: Is the lining comfortable?
> Durability: Will the fleece pill or wear out?
> Warmth: Compared to fleece hat, baklava and ball cap combo.
> Functionality: Will the ear flaps stay in place?
> How well does it pack?
> Resistance to odors?
> Conditions and Test Locations
> Fall and winter are my down season for employment and peak season for
> enjoyment in the mountains and trails of the Presidential Mountain
> Range and southern New Hampshire. Over the next several months I will
> test the High Point hat while x-country skiing, day hiking on Mount
> Monadnock and overnight trips in temperatures ranging from 0°F (-18
> C°) to 45F°( 7 C°) and elevations up to 4500 feet (1370 meters).
> Newbie thanks for consideration for this test. My tester agreement is
> on file with BGT. If selected, the size chart recommends M I would
> (really) prefer Black for the color.
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