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mik matra (mikmik) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Allways on the move
About Me Took me 5 or 6 trips to go from 20+ kilo baseweight to 6.7kg...finally I feel comfortable out in the country :).

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What about....
....taking dried out wet wipes and when rehydrating with water add a few drops of hand sanitizer to it????? That'll kill the germs for sure!

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 8:22pm

@ Jeffs Eleven.....
Gold....just gold!! Thanks for the laugh :)

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 7:14pm

Don't know what happened but.....
I'll take the pack cover. Can you PM me you paypal pass word and I'll forward you the funds now. Cheers

In Gear Swap » FS - Gear Closet Cleanout - Lots of Stuff & Free Gifts Too!
June 30, 6:59pm

Ta guys and gals for the ideas!!
I am really keen on the 'dried out wet wipes' idea!! I also will have to look for larger ones.....I have experimented with KFC wet wipes biut those things were too small and too weak so the...

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 6:10pm

Re: powder
Thank you for the answer but I'm not sure about jumping into a water source (I suppose large enough won't matter)....or what other travellers might think of me doing that.

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 5:54am

Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
I don't usually see any personal hygene threads on here so I thought I'd ask a couple questions :). I have been on plenty 1 and 2 night hikes but never on 6 nights out or anything close....

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 5:19am

Re: stored ESBIT "odour"
I don't mind the smell of esbit and luuuuurv the smell when it is burning lol.....I understand the fear in bear country though :)

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 28, 4:56pm

How tight is too tight?
By you asking this question it already says to me you feel a little uncomfortable. In that case it's too tight...would be for me as I like comfortable clothes. I have however cycled and trained...

In GEAR » Baselayer question: How tight is too tight?
June 28, 4:54pm

Silnylon pants
Sending pm

In Gear Swap » FS: Luke's Ultralite and Montbell
June 28, 4:45pm

This one
I got this Velcro strapped to my hat. It's 15.5g or just under half an ounce. It has a solar charger built into it (HIGHLY doubt that actually works). I am a McGyver kind of guy so I jimmie...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What headlamp do you use?
June 28, 6:19am

All Reader Reviews by mik matra

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ULA Circuit
1. After a few trips I have come to the conclusion that I plainly and simply just don't like the rolltop closure. When the bag is very full it won't even close up properly as there is not enou...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 19, 6:47am