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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Montana
About Me Colin Chapman "Simplify and add lightness"
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In Gear Swap » FS brand new Golite Pinnacle
August 04, 9:29pm

FS brand new Golite Pinnacle
brand new (no tags) Golite Pinnacle pack 72 liters, size Large-it was purchased in 2012, weighs 33 oz; includes a removable custom aluminum tube frame (made by a member here)- frame weighs 2 oz ...

In Gear Swap » FS brand new Golite Pinnacle
August 04, 8:16pm

Re: Customizable Winter Pack
Eric- w/ quick release buckles it would be pretty easy to add a top pocket, there are already two straps down the sides that you could attach it to (you can cinch down the roll down top two ways) ...

In GEAR » Anybody tried the Exped Lightning 45 and 60
August 04, 7:49pm

Re: Re: Blindhorse Boattail Scandi
thus IF you can find one ;)

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bushcraft knife
August 03, 4:23pm

got it
got it- thanks :) will ship them out early this week

In Gear Swap » FS two Marmot Kompressor daypacks
August 03, 3:51pm

pm box
they don't have a pm box, but pm's should be sent to your email addy (unless it's checked don't receive pm's) regardless my paypal is bigskyrun@gmail.com thanks Mike

In Gear Swap » FS two Marmot Kompressor daypacks
August 03, 3:17pm

Re: Packs
packs are spf to John John- sent you a pm w/ my paypal info- thanks Mike

In Gear Swap » FS two Marmot Kompressor daypacks
August 03, 2:00pm

FS two Marmot Kompressor daypacks
I've got two Marmot Kompressor 18L daypacks, one orange, one black- both in excellent condition, 9 oz each, stow very small- nice if you want to make a side trip or bag a peak from your camp, w...

In Gear Swap » FS two Marmot Kompressor daypacks
August 03, 11:39am

Blindhorse Boattail Scandi
if you can find one, this is the most comfortable knife in hand that I've ever owned- it's tough, it's simple, it works

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bushcraft knife
August 03, 11:15am

Re: Re: Another shoe thread
check (try on) Inov-8 before purchasing, I found the toe box not roomy enough for me, they do have a couple of lasts (some narrow, some roomier) so also check that I'm on my fourth pair of P...

In GEAR » Another shoe thread
August 03, 7:55am

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

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