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Michael K (chinookhead) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me I'm from Michigan and now I live in Texas. I have been an avid hiker and fisherman (spin and fly fishing) for most of my life. I have been a "traditional" backpacker and I am slowly trying to lighten my load.
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Time lapse gear (Andrew)
Hi. These timelapses were taken with a Hero 4 silver with the new update. This camera has amazing video quality and mediocre picture quality like most gopros. The new update allows one to take t...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wind River Range (Desolation Valley, Lake Nelson, and Dad's Lake)--Time Lapse Videos
July 22, 12:08pm

Invitation Wind River Range (Elkhart Park) Golden Trout Backpack July 24
I am inviting anyone who wants to join me on July 24 to backpack into a beautiful area that has amazing golden trout fishing (quantity and size)and leaving from Elkhart Park in Pinedale. For a dece...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Invitation Wind River Range (Elkhart Park) Golden Trout Backpack July 23
July 20, 9:50pm

The Wildcat 3.0 (Tim)
The fit of the new Wildcat 3.0 is totally different from the regular/older wildcats. I have a wide forefoot and pretty narrow heels and ankles. I love the design of the La Sportiva shoes, but jus...

In GEAR » Trail runners with wide toe box
July 20, 6:46pm

Wind River Range (Desolation Valley, Lake Nelson, and Dad's Lake)--Time Lapse Videos
I'm on a layover day during my month in the Wind Rivers. So far I've hiked into Desolation Valley from Big Sandy (off trail past Pyramid Lake) and hiked into Lake Nelson from Elkhart Park....

In Post-Trip Reports » Wind River Range (Desolation Valley, Lake Nelson, and Dad's Lake)--Time Lapse Videos
July 20, 12:34pm

The Wildcat 3.0
The new La Sportiva Wildcat called the 3.0 have a very wide toe box and the best grip I have ever used in a boot or shoe.

In GEAR » Trail runners with wide toe box
July 20, 12:24am

High Pass Update Anyone?
Gene C......it sounds like if your loop was involving the standard root from Island Lake, then it should not be a problem, since it's an easy hike of non-technical terrain with the only "h...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River conditions this year
June 23, 12:53pm

Price Drop! 200 dollars
I will sell this camera for 200 dollars.

In Gear Swap » FS Gopro Hero 3 Silver +4 Extra batteries
May 31, 6:59pm

FS Gopro Hero 3 Silver +4 Extra batteries
I am selling a used gopro hero 3 silver edition. It is in excellent condition and everything works perfectly. It includes the waterproof case, skeleton back door (for better sound), 3 mounts, and...

In Gear Swap » FS Gopro Hero 3 Silver +4 Extra batteries
May 31, 8:16am

Helium (Pertex quantum is not breathable enough)
Personally,i would not use a Helium as a windshirt. I bought it in Colorado when I left my EVENT rain jacket hanging on a tree. When I used it for hiking in the rain, even on a cool day I sweat...

In GEAR » Rain gear or windbreaker?
May 29, 4:35pm

Call REI (Dallas and Plano has the large)
Call REI in Plano or Dallas. I would call the number on REI's website and ask for them to see if any stores carry the Kahtoola microspikes that you could order. I've done this with them s...

In GEAR » Microspikes Alternative?
May 27, 5:45pm

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