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mik matra (mikmik) - BPL Guest

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About Me Took me 5 or 6 trips to go from 20+ kilo baseweight to 6.7kg...finally I feel comfortable out in the country :).
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All Forum Posts by mik matra

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was thinking
that this is a fantastic idea!! But it seems that you may need a LOT more cordage to actually separate the 2 garments you are wearing especially if they are thin garments as they will touch (especi...

In GEAR » Idea for baselayer and mid layer for cold temp activity.
October 05, 4:08am

Re: REI Kimtah eVent pants
I was hoping to read some superlight rainpants mentioned here :). Mine are 208g and is one of those items in my pack I'd like to 'work on' to lower Base Weight.

In GEAR » Need a rain pant suggestion
September 22, 5:44am

Re: Re: Re: alpinlite.
Oh man I nearly bought the bag but I'm not sure how the Minister for Love War and Finance would react to me getting 'another' bag.......what do you need that for? What's wrong with ...

In GEAR » Can't believe an Alipinlite and ULA Catalyst isn't in demand
September 21, 4:10pm

Re: cozy
@ Kevin - Reflectix is the type of idea I had....something that reflected the heat back into the cup. I thank you very much for your offer but will try other things before hand. Ta muchly :). @ ...

In GEAR » Tried to hit the SUL target for my coockit but fell short, ideas on....
September 21, 2:42pm

Also
Dan also sent me what looks like a 1 cup Alu cookpot, it weighs 14.6g. That is enough for a cup of tea or coffee. It just depends on the amount of water I need to heat up for the dehydrated dinners...

In GEAR » Tried to hit the SUL target for my coockit but fell short, ideas on....
September 21, 12:36am

thanks for the replies!!
I immediately ditched the plastic lid and as suggested can invert the cozy to keep things in. The breakdown of the items are as follows; Fosters 2 cup flat bottom pot (ordered from Zelph Stov...

In GEAR » Tried to hit the SUL target for my coockit but fell short, ideas on....
September 21, 12:28am

Tried to hit the SUL target for my coockit but fell short, ideas on....
....a lighter insulator. I have a cut up and re-sowed wine bottle cooler for my Fosters Pot (thanks Dan) insulator so my coffee/tea stays warm for a little longer in cooler temps. I was aimin...

In GEAR » Tried to hit the SUL target for my coockit but fell short, ideas on....
September 20, 4:24pm

Easton Stakes
When I bought my TT Rainbow it came with Easton Alu stakes. They have performed without fault!! They have a large flat top so you can press with your shoes and not get stabbed. They are as light as...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » favorite stakes
September 20, 3:24pm

Re: Normal stick deodorant in a minibalm jar
"I just shave chips from a normal white stick deodorant into a minibalm jar and microwave it to melt them down. Smear it into place with a fingertip. Easier than stocking a special backpacking...

In GEAR » FOUND; lightest spray deoderant!!
September 19, 2:27pm

Re: Rocks
"I've noticed that Bpl tends to throw rocks at the mention of deodorant. I carry it, and would like to know your source. Feel free to ignore the stinkers." Sorry for late reply; ...

In GEAR » FOUND; lightest spray deoderant!!
September 19, 2:25pm

All Reader Reviews by mik matra

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ULA Circuit
1. After a few trips I have come to the conclusion that I plainly and simply just don't like the rolltop closure. When the bag is very full it won't even close up properly as there is not enou...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 19, 6:47am