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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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All Forum Posts by Mike W

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Big Agnes Slater series...
I like the look of the full solid inner. My biggest complaint about my Fly Creek is that the high mesh sides weren't extended to the door (the door is all mesh on the FC) which left it a bit d...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Slater Ul 2+
January 25, 11:42am

Patagonia...
I have been eying this one for a while but have yet to buy one. Side vents and DWR and pretty light. http://www.patagonia.com/ca/product/vented-longbill-cap-50-upf?p=29285-0-243

In GEAR » does anyone make such a hat?
January 24, 12:15am

Tarptent Notch...
>> Do you find the interior confining at all? << This is very much a personal thing... I don't mind small shelters. The Notch actually feels fairly roomy to me but somebody else...

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch + Large Neoair Xlite or Xtherm
January 21, 9:34am

Tarptent Notch + Large Neoair Xlite or Xtherm
I just received my Notch and was testing my pads in it this weekend and thought this might help. This is an old style rectangular Large NeoAir (25X77) and it fits fine. The tapered pads would b...

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch + Large Neoair Xlite or Xtherm
January 20, 5:31pm

Things to do near Sidney, BC (Vancouver Island) in February
I just saw this post... here are a few suggestions that vary considerably in driving distance and trail distance (you didn't say anything about time/distance constraints) but I'm assuming d...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Things to do near Sidney, BC (Vancouver Island) in February
January 19, 1:03am

Stereotypes...
I think this is often a case of us having stereotypes predefined that skew our rational thought processes and it's not just men that do this. I was on the receiving end of this on a recent...

In Philosophy & Technique » Women and men on the trail
January 18, 1:16am

Delorme InReach or Other?
Hi Joe, welcome to BPL! Thanks for posting the info regarding the CyberLink and for being upfront about your affiliation. I have to admit that I was not aware of your company or the devices...

In GEAR » Delorme InReach or Other???
January 15, 4:05pm

iPhone vs Garmin Etrex GPS reception
Bob mentions GPS software and it's a big piece of the puzzle. It's one of the concerns I have about using smart phones as navigation tools in the back-country. The chip technology is ve...

In GEAR » iPhone vs Garmin Etrex GPS reception
January 15, 12:03am

iPhone vs Garmin Etrex GPS reception
From what I've read from various reviewers and forums, the iPhone 4S has a better receiver than my iPhone 4. How much better would be nice to know. Apparently tracks were a little cleaner. ...

In GEAR » iPhone vs Garmin Etrex GPS reception
January 14, 9:02pm

copper spur ul2 for summer road trip and hiking?
The Copper Spur UL2 is definitely tight for two people. I use it with my son occasionally and we are both 6 feet tall and 200 lbs. It would be a bit close for somebody that wasn't family! ...

In GEAR » copper spur ul2 for summer road trip and hiking?
January 14, 8:02pm

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