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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Montana
About Me Colin Chapman "Simplify and add lightness"
My PDF Gear ListBob Marshall Open 2015

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Re: choices
^ very much agreed :) I think for the Sierras (similar to our Rocky Mtn weather) it should be just fine, it's going to spend the overwhelming time in your pack if you're concerned wi...

In GEAR » Rain Jacket Help: Precip or Helium
May 22, 7:02am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Glove system advice
Personally I'd opt for a sturdy water proof shell (ie MT Baker), team this w/ a mid weight fleece mitt and a light glove liner- gives you multiple combos to use- just the glove liners, liners a...

In GEAR » Glove system advice
May 22, 6:56am

good find!
I'll pick up a pair to try, I like to have them scattered about- home, work, truck, pack, etc :)

In GEAR » Reading glasses
May 21, 7:14am

Re: Re: Glove system advice
a thin fleece liner glove, w/ 300 wt fleece mitts and a sturdy weatherproof shell should fit the bill perfectly- the old OR Endeavor was perfect imo, not sure what the replacement (or if there was ...

In GEAR » Glove system advice
May 21, 7:10am

Helium
have been happy with my Helium; it's not bomber (at 6 ounces you wouldn't expect that), but does a very good job w/ our typical afternoon mountain showers; if I know rain is in the forecast...

In GEAR » Rain Jacket Help: Precip or Helium
May 21, 7:03am

Re: Sick
Sorry to hear that John, get better and maybe we can meet next year

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 20, 11:43am

weather forecast
appears the original bluebird forecast has been revised, now calling for a little less bluebird :) ^ spring beer hunt!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 20, 7:00am

Re: MSR Shift
Every little bit helps :)

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 19, 3:48pm

Re: BMWO 2015 Gear
Dan- thanks for the video, had to chuckle at the mismatched poles :) curious, did you remove some of the plastic decking on the Swifts? Your food choices this year sound much more appealing tha...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 19, 7:15am

better comparo
I think a better comparo would be the MH Scrambler and Ascensionist 35l - the 35 liter Ascensionist has a removable frame, pads on the hip belts, side compression straps and a few other minor bells...

In GEAR » All around Day Pack
May 17, 7:54am

All Reader Reviews by Mike M

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I was turned off by the price, but the lure of 2.5" of pad, that would operate in 3 seasons- weighing in under a lb was too tempting I'm currently using a regular, it weighed in at 13.2 oz...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 15, 7:53am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
drop one in your bottle, wait 15 minutes- give it a shake- hard to get easier than that the taste is not that bad (certainly wouldn't say great) not cheap, but not overly spendy either th...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
August 14, 5:18pm

SnowPeak 900
I bought this kit for cooking for two, predominately boiling water for 2 person pre-packaged meals. Also used for boiling water in the morning for hot cereal, coffee and the like. The pot is a goo...

In Cookware - Titanium
August 14, 8:06am