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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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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

Seak Line good Choice
You made a good choice with the Seal Line. I use those as my dedicated raft, kayak, and boat bags and I throw them and drag them around more than I should......very durable and waterproof. The li...

In GEAR » Dry Bags for Swimming Rivers
June 29, 11:54pm

Permethrin damaging or effecting the performance of breathable fabrics?
I am about to reapply the permethrin to my clothes and now I'm debating whether or not it's a good idea to spray my EVENT and Gore-Text gear with this stuff. Do you think that the permethr...

In GEAR » Permethrin damaging or effecting the performance of breathable fabrics?
June 27, 9:16pm

everyone is unique
I am also a picaridin fan and I have used it for years, but obviously everyone's allergies are unique. The main reasons why I don't like Deet is because of what it does to your equipment.....

In GEAR » Picaridin OK?
June 24, 10:21pm

foam pad?
I don't carry my super expensive gear when I backpack, but I obviously still want my gear to arrive in good working order. I carry my rods wrapped in a tube of my 1/8 foam pad that I use as pr...

In Fishing » Light but durable fly rod carrier?
June 22, 8:38pm

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