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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.

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Dumbest thing you ever carried
On one of my recent trips, I was setting up camp in the evening and when I reached into my pack for my much loved NeoAir Short pad I was shocked to find that I had a NeoAir Short AND a NeoAir Large...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 17, 1:04am

Get PCT route fo Delorme Inreach Explorer?
You can import GPX files into your mapshare page and then sync your device to transfer them over to the inReach. The GPX track files can only have 500 track points in them (Delorme has set this l...

In GEAR » Get PCT route fo Delorme Inreach Explorer?
October 10, 11:38pm

Apple GPS App
I have both Gaia and MotionX GPS. If you want a simple app use Gaia, if you want a full featured app get MotionX. I prefer MotionX GPS.

In GEAR » Apple GPS App
October 01, 4:31pm

Parks Canada
Buy Discovery Passes here:

In GEAR » Join MEC?
September 28, 9:46pm

Tell me about TT solid inners...
I went with the TT semi solid inner for my Notch specifically because it blocks cool breezes and helps maintain a bit of warmth. Before this I had a Copper Spur and Fly Creek which both have s...

In GEAR » Tell me about TT solid inners
September 05, 5:59pm

Backpack portfolios
MLD Newt for daily walks to work and for day hiking. MLD Burn for backpacking trips up to a week long.

In GEAR » Backpack portfolios
August 26, 8:55am

Tall person's support thread...
>> Nope, it's end-entry. Been there, done that, won't do it again. "Hey, waddaya say we put the door on the *short* part of the tent!" Never take tall advice from a shortie....

In GEAR » Tall person's support thread
August 24, 11:31am

Tall person's support thread...
Fortunately, I don't have your problem (only 6 ft) but I like a roomy shelter. I bought a Big Agnes Slater UL1+ and have REALLY been enjoying the extra length. This tent is 96 inches long an...

In GEAR » Tall person's support thread
August 24, 12:43am

Tent vestibules
I'm surprised that so many light weight/ultra light backpackers like vestibules. I never have anything to put in mine. My shoes go beside my sleeping pad to support my arms (back sleeper....

In GEAR » Tent vestibules and TENT VESTIBULES
August 23, 1:11am

Gortex socks...
+1 on the Rocky Gortex socks. Yes your socks may get damp from sweat but they will dry out pretty quickly in camp if you just keep wearing the GTX socks.

In GEAR » Lightweight Hiking Shoes - Approach?
August 15, 3:05am

All Reader Reviews by Mike W

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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