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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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here is my 2c
I bought a circuit but should have bought the exos.....way more features!!

In GEAR » Osprey Exos 58 (2014 revision). How does this stack up to other UL packs?
June 03, 7:42am

Thanks everyone for the responses!
Seems like there is no real 1 that stands out more like a personal preference. Will check them out, ta for the comments :)

In GEAR » what is the go to thermal leggings of choice?
June 02, 1:17am

Ultra LIght pack that fits a very small woman well
LOL......where are you taking her? :)

In GEAR » ultralight pack that will fit very small woman well
June 01, 8:32am

what is the go to thermal leggings of choice?
Hi guys, obviously I am looking for SUL but I also want them to work. Not sure what other info you guys would need to here.....obviously breathable, wearing these at night in sleeping bag and if it...

In GEAR » what is the go to thermal leggings of choice?
June 01, 8:10am

What about?
Was wondering why the Antigravity UL Rain Jacket has not been mentioned in this SUL discussion? I believe it is lighter than the ZPacks rain Jacket and less than half the cost! Also, the Stioc H...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Clothing for 30 degree SUL trip
May 31, 9:32pm

Dear Vision
I bought the Salomon 4D about 4 or so years ago. In one word.....AWESOME!!! Here is a couple pointers why I find them awesome; 1.They look good 2.The boots when I tried them on fit the best ou...

In GEAR » Confused about hiking boot choices..
May 30, 9:22pm

I might have a go then
Looking at the pictures posted and extra info I think I might have a go at this project. Thank you guys :)

In GEAR » Has anyone modified a rolltop closure on a Pack?
May 29, 10:56pm

I use a Fosters can pot and a cozy for that I made out of a wine bottle cooler. I haven't got pictures of what the wine bottler cooler started like but after some careful cutting and dodgy sowi...

In GEAR » Freezer bag DIY cozy
May 29, 10:47pm

You wanted a long sleeping bag?
I got a WM Megalite Long here in as new condition. I am second owner. Bag has been kept in a non compressed bag, non smoke home. I have used it maybe 6 nights.....not warm enough for this cold slee...

In Gear Swap » Sell Me your extra sleeping bag!
May 29, 12:58am

All good Rob
I have bought a WM Megalite off another BPL-er and no issue. Please PM me what my payment was short by and I'll send that through to you. I thought I pressed the right option to avoid the fees ...

In Gear Swap » FS Western Mountaineering Ultralite 20 degree 6'6" sleeping bag
May 29, 12:51am

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