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mik matra (mikmik) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Allways on the move
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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Re: powder
Thank you for the answer but I'm not sure about jumping into a water source (I suppose large enough won't matter)....or what other travellers might think of me doing that.

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 5:54am

Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
I don't usually see any personal hygene threads on here so I thought I'd ask a couple questions :). I have been on plenty 1 and 2 night hikes but never on 6 nights out or anything close....

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 5:19am

Re: stored ESBIT "odour"
I don't mind the smell of esbit and luuuuurv the smell when it is burning lol.....I understand the fear in bear country though :)

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 28, 4:56pm

How tight is too tight?
By you asking this question it already says to me you feel a little uncomfortable. In that case it's too tight...would be for me as I like comfortable clothes. I have however cycled and trained...

In GEAR » Baselayer question: How tight is too tight?
June 28, 4:54pm

Silnylon pants
Sending pm

In Gear Swap » FS: Luke's Ultralite and Montbell
June 28, 4:45pm

This one
I got this Velcro strapped to my hat. It's 15.5g or just under half an ounce. It has a solar charger built into it (HIGHLY doubt that actually works). I am a McGyver kind of guy so I jimmie...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What headlamp do you use?
June 28, 6:19am

oh man....
I just bought my WM HighLite off a BPL-er 3 or so weeks're price is a killer price!!!!!!

In Gear Swap » FS: really, really nice UL, SUB UL gear! Nunatak, WM, Gossamer Gear, Zpacks, MLD etc
June 22, 3:27am

I took it on trips but hardly used it
I am actually thinking of leaving it at home from now on! Been carrying it on every trip for the past year and a half and have used it on 1 occasion....not sure if I am ever taking mine again.

In GEAR » Monoculars
June 22, 12:26am

As mentioned several times
I tried the torso pad and found it very uncomfortable to the point where my next day was effected by lower back pains from having that 'drop' of legs off the edge off the torso pad. Please ...

In GEAR » Torso vs. full length pad
June 22, 12:12am

How many more???
How many more NeoAirs have you got? lol

In Gear Swap » FS: western mountaineering summerlite/ OR filament/ Neoair xlite regular/ mountain hardware synthetic jacket
June 19, 4:46am

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