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Michael K (chinookhead) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me I'm from Michigan and now I live in Texas. I have been an avid hiker and fisherman (spin and fly fishing) for most of my life. I have been a "traditional" backpacker and I am slowly trying to lighten my load.
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eVent vs. Neoshell Jacket (Specter LT vs. Westcomb Shift LT. ?)
I am in the market for another shell because my REI Kimtah eVent jacket was lost. I loved the breathability of this jacket, but not necessarily the weight (17 oz.). This was the 1st waterproof sh...

In GEAR » eVent vs. Neoshell Jacket (Specter LT vs. Westcomb Shift LT. ?)
August 18, 8:36am

BA flycreek ul2 too short
The flycreek ul2 may work for some, but it definitely will not work for you since you are 6'6". I'm 6'2 and the ul1 and ul2 are way too short especially with its low height in the...

In GEAR » Recommendations for tent
August 15, 4:45pm

Re: Re: Electric cooking in the wilderness – a rough analysis
Michael......you have it all wrong.....the bans are b/c of that pesky anti-Christ Obama and his satanic servants.....duhhhhh :)

In GEAR » Electric cooking in the wilderness – a rough analysis
August 14, 3:59pm

light fleece
Personally, I'd add a a "microweight" or 100wt. cheap fleece to your list instead of the softshell. It'll be really nice both as an active layer over the wool on cold mornings an...

In GEAR » How Useful is Softshell? Do You Use It?
August 11, 9:36pm

Re: Re: Please help me Identify the culprit of this poo in my bowl outide of my tent
I do not think that it was a house trained domesticated cat, since there was no one else around and we were around 8 miles from the trailhead. However, the feces may have been from a cat. We hea...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Please help me Identify the culprit of this poo in my bowl outide of my tent
August 09, 2:47pm

Please help me Identify the culprit of this poo in my bowl outide of my tent
Around 30 feet outside of my tent around 3 weeks ago, I woke up in the morning to find poo in my bowl in my pot and white powdery stuff. This was at Ruby Lake off the Lime Mesa Trail on Colorado&#...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Please help me Identify the culprit of this poo in my bowl outide of my tent
August 09, 2:00pm

Ice Lake Basin and Vermillion Peak in Colorado's Weminche Wilderness (how not to climb and route find) with Video
2 weeks ago I backpacked the Ice Lakes Basin in the Weminuche Wilderness of Colorado. This is a spectacular basin with climbs for pretty much all levels (Fuller Peak Peak, Vermillion, Golden Horn,...

In Post-Trip Reports » Ice Lake Basin and Vermiliion Peak in Colorado's Weminche Wilderness (how not to climb and route find) with Video
August 09, 9:53am

Re: Re: How to post youtube videos here?
How do I insert a "live" link?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » How to post youtube videos here?
August 08, 10:59pm

How to post youtube videos here?
Hi. What is the right way to post a link to a youtube video on this forum? Is there a way to make the video appear in the post. I tried to make a link at the end of the post here: http://www.b...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » How to post youtube videos here?
July 28, 7:11pm

Aztec and Kennedy Mountain in Colorado's Weminuche Wilderness with a video (south of Chicago Basin)
Most of the following was posted on 14ers, but I thought that some here may also find it useful. The Lime Mesa trail into the Weminuche Wilderness is very remote and sees very little use even th...

In Post-Trip Reports » Aztec and Kennedy Mountain in Colorado's Weminuche Wilderness with a video
July 28, 6:05pm

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