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Mitchell Keil (mitchellkeil) - BPL Forum Member

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Sorry about the "utters"
If you find my post objectionable because I used utter 3x please substitute Absolutely or Completely or any other word you wish to express the reliability of a piece of electronic gimmickry. SPOT i...

In Editor's Roundtable » SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker - Full Review
January 02, 10:29am

Utter Reliability!!
I have been rereading the thread over the past two days and have noticed one thing in the discussion about the many different ways of utilizing satellite based emergency communicators of one kind o...

In Editor's Roundtable » SPOT Satellite Personal Tracker - Full Review
December 31, 1:05pm

2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
Like Carol I have become addicted to the comfort of the BG Clearview pad and the Cyclone XL chair kit. I have made a slight modification to the Clearview which allows me to create a pad system, tak...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 23, 11:02am

Just got my Beer Can Caldera in the mail
I have already tried it out with both alky and esbit tabs. The alcohol version boils 16oz of water at room temp in about 6 minutes for about .75oz of fuel. The esbit tab approach uses their little ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hot Stoves (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 10, 3:15pm

New Version of Cyclone SL!!
Just got back my Cyclone SL from BG in for repair. They sent me a new one instead. And they made the improvment that many of us have noted was necessary to make this chair a useful and Durable addi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Big Agnes Cyclone SL Chair Kit Review
September 10, 2:58pm

Re: Big Agnes Cyclone SL Chair
Ditto!! I have sent my Cyclone back to BG for warranty repair and that was more than a month ago. Still have not gotten it back. Talking with their repair folks leads me to believe that this is a ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Big Agnes Cyclone SL Chair Kit Review
August 29, 2:13pm

Re: Re: measurements in the Caldera Pot Kit
Very cool! Thanks for the info. SO, we have a bowl which can really hold a meal and a cup that can really hold a drink. Thats what I wanted to know. Looks as if I am going to be buying the Caldera ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hot Stoves (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 18, 2:16pm

Insulated Air Mats
Right now I have been testing the use of the 66" BA Clearview combined with a 1/8" full length piece of evazote layered on top. Total weight about 15oz. I have had the combo down to about...

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
August 17, 11:41am

measurements in the Caldera Pot Kit
I guess I was not clear. I am interested in the amount of liquid that the protective container parts each hold. Since TD says that the top can be used as a cup and the bottom as a bowl, exactly how...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hot Stoves (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 17, 11:22am

Caldera Fosters Can stove
As a long time devotee of the Caldera Religion I am once again looking to add to my collection. But does anyone have the measurements for the protective container into which you place the whole kit...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hot Stoves (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 13, 2:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Mitchell Keil

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Terra Nova Laser Photon
Please remove this "Non-Review" ADDED 9/27/2007 No problem. We all make mistakes. Thanks you

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
September 26, 11:41am

Probar Energy Bar
I was about to write my own review of these wonderbars, when Shawn beat me to it. I have been enjoying these 350 calorie bars for about 3 months and have been using them as my lunch on the trail. The...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 19, 11:51am

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
Adding my two cents. Bottom Line on this inexpensive "Rain" suit: I got soaked clear through under my shoulder straps on a windy blow trying to get over New Army Pass two summers ago. ...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 09, 11:24am

Granite Gear Latitude Vapor
Reviewer Stats: Age = 58 Weight = 175 lbs Height = 6'3" Build = Athletic Waist = 34" Backpacking Experience = 30+ years Pack: Latitude Vapor Weight = 42oz size large Waist bel...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 1:25pm

Solomon XA Comp 3D
Personal Statistics: Age: 58 Weight: 175 pounds Height: 6'3" Backpacking experience: 30 plus years Product statistics: weight: 25 ounces. Size: 12. Insoles: S...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
July 05, 1:45pm

Alpkit CarbonLite
Personal Specs: Age: 58 Height: 6'3" Weight: 175lbs Backpacking experience: 30+ years I ordered these 7.75oz per pole all carbon trekking poles on a Monday and they arrived from the UK...

In Trekking Poles
July 02, 10:24pm

Montbell U.L.AlpineBurrow Bag #3 Long
Personal stats: age: 58. Weight: 175 pounds Height: 6'3" backpacking experience: 30 years plus. Fitness level: athletic. This is a review of the Mont Bell, Alpine burrow bag number #3...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 1:23pm

Exped Downmat 7
I have used the Downmat 7 Shorty for 2 years now. I live in Southern CA and use it both here and in the Sierras. My scale indicates that the pad itself weighs 21oz and the foam lined stuff sack/inflat...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 25, 4:58pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Executive Summary: Of all the alcohol stoves ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 27, 3:23pm

Organic Food Bar Omega3 Flax
I posted this review baack on 2/22/2006 in a discussion about Big Sur Bars. I guess it more properly belongs here: OK, since we are considering highly dense nutritious and TASTY food bars, I thought ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 27, 1:47pm