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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Colin Chapman "Simplify and add lightness"
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All Forum Posts by Mike M

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Grenadier
bumparooni

In Gear Swap » WTB Katabatic Grenadier or Welder
January 26, 6:37pm

MH Phantom price drop
Duomid has shipped, price drop on the Phantom

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Duomid pyramid and inner; Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag (near new!)
January 26, 6:36pm

Re: Re: Re:re
^ glad to hear that Bob, mine worked flawlessly on it's maiden voyage last weekend

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
January 25, 7:20pm

feedback on the underground quilt
I'm about to pull the trigger on a winter quilt and one can't be amazed at the price of the Underground quilts- it's nearly half the cost of a Katabatic (I love Katabatic, have a Palisa...

In GEAR » Winter (0F) Quilt Suggestions
January 25, 4:24pm

options
you have multiple options beyond the nightlight/1/8" combo- I add a sit pad of the same config as the nightlight, that gives me 40" of torso coverage (30" is too small for me) and th...

In GEAR » Z lite vs GG NightLight/ThinLight combo
January 25, 1:15pm

Re: duomid
sorry Jeff, but the Duomid sold prior to you posting thanks Mike

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Duomid pyramid and inner; Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag (near new!)
January 25, 8:26am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
^ agreed, but we're talking the x-therm, so a base layer is given (for me anyways)- my x-therm is reserved for late fall/winter/early spring, I have other pads for warmer weather

In GEAR » New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
January 24, 9:26pm

Re: Re: Re: New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
hmm- I find my x-therm plenty durable and not sure why softness to the touch would be any pressing issue for a pad

In GEAR » New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
January 24, 8:17pm

Re: New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
hmm- weight the same?

In GEAR » New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
January 24, 6:01pm

Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag (near new!)
have a near new (used maybe 5 nights) Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag, this is the new design w/ Q.Shield 850 down, treated for water repellency, size Regular, backcountry green, weighs 21 o...

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Duomid pyramid and inner; Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag (near new!)
January 24, 1:06pm

All Reader Reviews by Mike M

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Bent Gate Moutaineering Customer Service
purchased a MB UL jacket for my wife (using paypal)- they had a good sale going on and had never purchased from them before so I thought I'd give it a go. after purchasing the jacket I get a ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 6:54pm

Marmot Hydrogen (2004 model)
first this is a 2009 model as the above poster I had WM Summerlite, great bag, just too tight for me. The Hydrogen is more roomy for myself (6' 190#). I find the 30 rating to be very accurate...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
September 30, 5:57pm

Golite Ion
discontinued now, but rumored to make a comeback- we'll see. great little pack, for a great little price. if you pack light and efficiently (and maybe some slight modding) this makes for a nic...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 18, 4:01pm

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
this has replaced my fleece hat- for the same weight I get a lot more warmth and flexibility- I can wear as a balaclava when I really need warmth, I can roll it up and use as a hat when I need less. ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 11, 8:27pm

Clif Bar Mojo Bars
I really like Mojo bars, they taste great and provide pretty good calories for their weight, they also hold up well in the heat- basically trail mix in a bar- my wife also gives them two thumbs up as ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
August 25, 7:43pm

STARBUCKS VIA Italian Roast
I've not found a better tasting instant coffee, would give it a higher mark if it wasn't so costly

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
August 25, 7:39pm

patagonia down sweater
I also got mine on sale ($200 for a down jacket is just too much IMO). The fit is great, mine is a size large and provides just the amount of room over a base layer. The jacket has good loft and t...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 07, 5:01pm

Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
this is w/o any doubt a no frills no jacket- no pockets, no adjustable anything- it does have a zipper though! :) mine is a size large and is right at 6.0 oz, packs into the size of a baseball l...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 07, 4:52pm

Montbell Stretch Gaiter
these are very light gaiters, but work as well as heavier gaiters on the market fit is very good, the stretch helps the gaiter to conform to the shoe you do have to slip them on before donning s...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
July 29, 6:56pm

Wetfire Tinder Cubes
these came with my wetfire ti stove, as a fuel they didn't come close to the performance of Esbit for cooking, BUT as an emergency fire starter I don't think it has an equal. I'm talking ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
July 11, 9:06pm