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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Mike M

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tog and blizzard bag
can someone shed light on TOG in relation to temperature/en rating? Their original bag is 14 oz and 8 TOG, their "light" is 9.9 oz and 6 TOG

In GEAR » Seeking advice on emergency insulation for unplanned overnights
June 23, 8:32pm

sold
paypal received- thanks, won't be able to get out till Monday- I'll pm you a delivery confirmation number thanks Mike

In Gear Swap » FS Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- 1.8 oz!!!!
June 20, 6:17pm

bucket list
I hope do this sometime in the near future, while it certainly won't be overly leisurely- I want to do it as a run ( I'm sure there will be plenty of walking on the uphills :) )- covering r...

In Editor's Roundtable » Wonderland Trail
June 19, 7:19pm

SPF
sold pending funds to Daniel, got a pm from smoke as well, but received after Daniels- if it falls through- it's smoke's thanks Mike

In Gear Swap » FS Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- 1.8 oz!!!!
June 19, 6:53pm

FS Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- 1.8 oz!!!!
let's try $45 shipped more info on the jacket here: http://www.mountainhardwear.com/mens-ghost-whisperer-hooded-jacket-OM5271.html?colorID=320

In Gear Swap » FS Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- 1.8 oz!!!!
June 18, 6:36pm

questions answered on MH Ghost Whisperer
someone asked about the dots on the sleeve- they are reflective dots so you can be seen at night; condition is excellent- no holes, tears, stains thanks

In Gear Swap » FS Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- 1.8 oz!!!!
June 15, 8:06pm

FS Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- 1.8 oz!!!!
Thought I lost this in our move, bought another and then found this in a box it shouldn't have been in :) Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- this is the anorak style, no hood- weighi...

In Gear Swap » FS Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer windshirt- 1.8 oz!!!!
June 14, 12:01pm

Re: Re: Hydration for trail runs?
like Art said, it depends for shorter runs a handheld is sufficient ( or races w/ well spaced aid stations) for longer runs, my new favorite pack is the Osprey Rev 1.5- it's small, but ho...

In GEAR » Hydration for trail runs?
May 31, 5:41pm

PI N2
look at the Pearl Izumi N2, if you want a little lighter look at the N1- ~ 4mm drop and a nice wide toe box, super comfy and very good grip I just recently purchased my fourth pair of the N2'...

In GEAR » New Balance alternatives?
May 26, 3:32pm

no liners
for twenty + years I wore liners and wool socks (and heavy leather boots!), since I went to trail runners about four years ago I've never looked back Darn Tough Micro UL merinos are my cho...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Liner Socks?
May 09, 7:48am

All Reader Reviews by Mike M

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Petzl e+LITE
I thought I had added my review earlier on this lamp, but hadn't :) I've been very impressed w/ this diminutive lamp- if you're looking for a lamp for hours of night travel- this isn'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
October 25, 12:08pm

Black Diamond Carbon Cork
@ 16 oz (pair) these are certainly heavier than some of the UL offerings, but still relatively light the FlickLock is about as solid of a adjustment as I've seen for trekking poles- I'm sur...

In Trekking Poles
October 18, 4:19pm

ULA Ohm
not sure why it's listed with the frameless packs, while not a robust frame- the carbon fiber/derlin frame is certainly a frame and definitely helps w/ the load capacity of this pack anywho- th...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 13, 5:17pm

Montrail Sabino Trail
My first pair are over a year old now w/ ~ 500 backpacking/trail running miles- there is some light fraying here and there, but overall are still in very good condition. I've never had a hot spot...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 10, 5:23pm

Dirty Girl Gaiters
I'd probably go 4.5 just because of the needed velcro, but I like these enough I wanted to round up. They are breathable, they are light and they do a great job of keeping stuff out of your sho...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 10, 5:11pm

Osprey Talon 22
double post- whoops :)

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 03, 7:26pm

Osprey Talon 22
The Talon is a very full featured pack, that carries like a dream (w/ reasonable loads). I use it for snowshoeing day trips and it swallows up the gear- shovel, bivy, down parka, etc I love the be...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 03, 7:22pm

Wet Fire Fire Starting Tinder
I'm a little redundant w/ fire starting stuff (boy scout in me I guess)- the wetfire tinders are my "if I absolutely need to start a fire" tinder. they will even burn in water or on sno...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 14, 7:49pm

Smartwool Beanie
my Smartwool beanie makes into both my day pack and multi-day trips, light weight, warm, takes up almost no space- I don't go anywhere w/o it going on two years and it still looks/fits great

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 20, 8:47pm

Moosejaw the company
I've made numerous transaction with moosejaw and they have always been smooth and hassle free. their staff is knowledgable and they frequently have the best prices on gear I do have one smal...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 7:00pm