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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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Gortex shoes
I think you are limiting yourself by looking for Gortex shoes. Since your not likely going to be hiking wet 100% of the time, why not just buy beathable shoes (gortex shoes are hot) and wear gorte...

In GEAR » Lightweight Hiking Shoes - Approach?
August 13, 9:42am

Hoodless...
I don't like a hood on my puffy, i prefer a separate (fleece) cap. Having the extra puff ball at the back of my neck when not worn is annoying to me. I much prefer to be able to get rid of my ...

In GEAR » Hooded vs. hoodless puffies
August 08, 10:48am

Explorer update...
Jonathan - thanks for the Explorer update info. When my inReach SE gave up on me a few weeks ago I replaced it with the Explorer. I picked it up a day before a week long trip in the Rockies, ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
August 08, 12:59am

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
>> Chip and DeLorme are exceeding my expectations so far.<< +1 on that! Rex - I did exactly the same as you (Delorme test email, set it outside for hours and got the constantly fl...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 16, 1:01am

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
Thanks to Chip Noble at Delorme and Delorme Canada tech support, I'm back in business! Since I am leaving on a trip early tomorrow, I had to resolve this issue quickly, so I decided to pla...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 15, 2:57pm

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
Chip - Thanks for following up on this issue. One thing that I have in common with the other forum member that is experiencing problems is that we were both early adopters of the SE. Our hardwa...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 11:28pm

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
I did a factory reset with no luck (the unit couldn't find the satellites to reactivate my unit). Talked to Tech Support (the Canadian version) and they told me to try a re-sync which just p...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 4:42pm

inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
<< inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!>> Rex - I hadn't tried my inReach SE since upgrading to the same firmware release as you (2.6.25624). I...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 2:50am

Firmware upgrade...
After 2 failures to update, I shut of my virus scan and firewall (always a good idea) and it finally worked. I doubt the issue was the firewall though because the errors I received when it failed ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 07, 12:42am

Emergency drugs?
To clear up a few concerns people have about carrying antibiotics in your FAK, I'd like to point out that the OP specifically mentioned his hangnail becoming infected very quickly. He is not r...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Emergency drugs?
July 06, 12:28pm

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