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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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All Forum Posts by Mike M

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Re: "does anyone make small cuben drybags?"
I'll shoot him an email; my dry bag is quite a bit smaller than his small- roughly half the size I see that a lot of the folks make very small cuben stuff sacks, but having roll down and buc...

In GEAR » does anyone make small cuben drybags?
October 20, 9:19am

does anyone make small cuben drybags?
I have an old roll top cuben dry bag from Lawson that is very small- 3.5 x 8" that I use to put emergency bits in for day hiking/trail running. I'd like to get another, Lawson hasn't ...

In GEAR » does anyone make small cuben drybags?
October 20, 9:00am

Re: Re: Re: Super oatmeal cookies
I sent her a pm, hopefully she can point me in the right direction :)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
October 20, 7:27am

Re: Super oatmeal cookies
Doug- thanks. went to the site, they look good- looks like she has several breakfast cookies to choose from :) John- thanks. I think this might be the recipe Valerie was alluding to: http:/...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
October 20, 6:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
thanks John! those look like they are worth trying, the ingredients look pretty wholesome and decent calorie density as well

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
October 19, 7:54pm

Re: Cap 4 question
I think the Cap 4 works pretty well as a mid-layer. Where it really excels imo is as a base-layer in high aerobic activities during the winter- in those specific conditions, I like to have right n...

In GEAR » Cap 4 question
October 19, 7:51pm

Re: Re: "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
Valerie- they sound great, but didn't see a link for the recipe :) we don't have a Trader's Joe here unfortunately- do they sell online?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
October 19, 7:33pm

"super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
someone previously mentioned something about making oatmeal cookies for breakfast; I'd like to go to a no cook breakfast for this upcoming Bob Marshall Open and the idea of a breakfast cookie s...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » "super" oatmeal breakfast cookies
October 19, 5:57pm

Re: Re: layering help
ahhh 3 layer on your shell (vs 2.5)- got ya, I thought were talking about one of those "3 in 1" coats :)

In GEAR » Layering Options Help
October 19, 2:08pm

climashield Apex
someone here (stateside) should start making some decent jackets/vests out of Apex, found a couple jackets I liked but they are all out of the country; lots of advantages to Apex and obviously very...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » MLD "Shorty" quilt/poncho
October 19, 8:33am

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