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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: Alum crampon
very nice! looking for a little more grip for my running snowhoes, that might be just the ticket

In Make Your Own Gear » Northern Lites Snowshoe Mod
December 21, 2:40pm

Re: Re: adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
^ yes that could work too :) looks like he did some really nice work w/ that setup!

In Make Your Own Gear » adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
December 21, 2:39pm

Re: conduit clamps
yeah- those might just work :) thanks also when searching for conduit clamps, came across this image- pipe clamp, rubber lined so it should be less prone to spin

In Make Your Own Gear » adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
December 21, 1:44pm

Re: Re: adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
probably more concerned with icy conditions, but even very hard packed/windpacked snow can be slick w/o any bite the shoes have decent instep traction, but other than that they are completely sm...

In Make Your Own Gear » adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
December 21, 1:06pm

Re: Re: sim off
thank you Sir! :)

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 21, 1:02pm

adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
I have a pair of very light Atlas Race snowshoes, perfect for running, but other than the claw instep they lack any grip- would like to add some cleats (or other traction) to the frame. My origina...

In Make Your Own Gear » adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
December 21, 11:23am

sim off
how do you turn the sim off on the iphone? and then if I understand it correctly, keep it airplane mode- then when you want to check gps location, turn airplane mode off and then remember to p...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 21, 11:04am

iphone 6
Ralph- sounds like your results are pretty good :) Rocco- most definitely let me know what your results are! I'm not 100% on the iphone, sounds like I better look into android as well- my...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 20, 2:50pm

it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
I'm just about to pull the pin on a iphone 6, would like to see how they are performing in the backcountry as far as gps operations, battery life, etc thoughts on 6 vs 6 plus on battery life...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 20, 10:42am

Re: Re: Delorme Explorer
that's not what I was hoping :) thought it sounded too good to be true the Spot 3 is being offered for $75, weighs 4 oz- probably the way I'll go; I'm out all year round so a short ...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
December 18, 8:23pm

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