Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Mike W (skopeo) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale British Columbia
About Me I enjoy fly fishing, backpacking and hiking... and although my pace has slowed down a little over the years, I find that I'm not in such a hurry anymore anyway.

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Mike W

Showing 1101 - 1110 of 1163 | Page: 1 ...98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117


Forum » Thread

I'd recommend the Vista HCx. It's small, weighs 5.2 ounces (which includes two Lithium batteries). Garmin added a new high-sensitivity receiver to the Vista this year (that's what the...

In GEAR » WTB New Handheld GPS-Recommendations Please?
February 15, 8:07pm

It's about choices... not only what products you will use but what you will proactively fight for. I like barbequed food, my mattress and pillows are foam, I wipe sunscreen and bug repellent...

In GEAR » Plastic water bottles: safe or not?
February 15, 2:30pm

Does your trunk leak? Mildew will do that. I have a floater coat that suffered the same fate from leaving it in my boat where it was damp. The heavy nylon layer on the outside of my jacket dis...

In GEAR » What ate my jacket?
February 13, 7:55am

Another approach...

In GEAR » Ultralight shelter for two adults and two kids
February 11, 10:06pm

Low Profile...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is the personality profile of a light weight backpacker?
February 11, 3:00pm

Daily fuel usage
I base my fuel use stats on my cooking style (I generally only cook dinners and I'm solo). 7 grams - brings 1 cup to boil 10 grams - brings 2 cups to boil 7 grams - for an 8 min. simmer (a...

In GEAR » Daily fuel usage
February 08, 10:01am

dry sack input needed
I have the OR Helium and the OR Hydroseal dry sacks. I've used the Hydroseal sack for several years as a storage sack for my down bag and it's been great. The Helium sack is half the weig...

In GEAR » dry sack input needed
February 07, 3:26pm

Base Weight poll...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Base Weight poll...
February 07, 1:32am

Water Filtration Methods...

In GEAR » Water Filtration Methods
February 07, 12:48am

Meal Plan for thru-hike
Breakfast (cold) and dinner (hot) are the easy ones... lunch has always been the problem for me. I don't like to stop for long once I get moving but energy bars don't do it for me. I ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Meal Plan for thru-hike
February 04, 10:26am

All Reader Reviews by Mike W

Showing 1 - 1 of 1 | Page: 1



Mountain Laurel Designs Burn (2010)
I've had my MLD Burn for a while now and find it very easy to give this pack top marks in all categories. I was looking for a good weekend pack (2-3 day duration) and was having a tough time findi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 19, 6:04pm