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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Mike M

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Re: Re: sim off
thank you Sir! :)

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 21, 1:02pm

adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
I have a pair of very light Atlas Race snowshoes, perfect for running, but other than the claw instep they lack any grip- would like to add some cleats (or other traction) to the frame. My origina...

In Make Your Own Gear » adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
December 21, 11:23am

sim off
how do you turn the sim off on the iphone? and then if I understand it correctly, keep it airplane mode- then when you want to check gps location, turn airplane mode off and then remember to p...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 21, 11:04am

iphone 6
Ralph- sounds like your results are pretty good :) Rocco- most definitely let me know what your results are! I'm not 100% on the iphone, sounds like I better look into android as well- my...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 20, 2:50pm

it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
I'm just about to pull the pin on a iphone 6, would like to see how they are performing in the backcountry as far as gps operations, battery life, etc thoughts on 6 vs 6 plus on battery life...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 20, 10:42am

Re: Re: Delorme Explorer
that's not what I was hoping :) thought it sounded too good to be true the Spot 3 is being offered for $75, weighs 4 oz- probably the way I'll go; I'm out all year round so a short ...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
December 18, 8:23pm

Delorme Explorer
Am I reading their site correctly where they describe you can use topographic overlays w/ the Explorer? In other words is the Explorer a full on GPS with mapping (ala Etrex 30+) and a satellite co...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
December 18, 6:23pm

Mountain Hardwear Chockstone
Thanks for all the suggestions! I ended ordering up a pair of Mountain Hardwear Chockstone Midweight "Casual" pant for a steal (steal as in about 1/4th the cost of the retail on the Arct...

In GEAR » what pants am I describing
December 18, 6:15pm

pants
thanks gents :) the Zions look like they are cut fairly trim-true? I prefer a more traditional/roomier cut MH has a Chockstone Casual (cut roomier) that is a 4 way stretch pant- looks like it&...

In GEAR » what pants am I describing
December 14, 9:13am

what pants am I describing
I'm looking for a light-ish weight Schoeller (or Schoeller like) ~ 5-6 oz/yard pant- cargo pockets, cut on the roomy side w/ a good DWR. The old Patagonia Rock Guides and Rock Craft pants are ...

In GEAR » what pants am I describing
December 13, 5:02pm

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