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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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Re: review
just added one of my own :)

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
September 18, 7:56am

haul loop
thanks for the comparo pics and measurements. I knew I was forgetting one more nit pick- that was it, for a 1/10 of an ounce- please put one on :)

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
September 17, 7:59pm

Re: UD Fastpack 30
Peter- good news. With that volume, we can now run well into the shoulder season too! :) Mike

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
September 16, 7:46pm

Re: pictures? zpacks fastpack
to answer Kevin's questions, my dragon weighs 13.2 oz, don't remember what the published weight is; here's a pic of the pack loaded before my trip- sorry it's out of focus the pa...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
September 16, 7:24pm

Re: "Over Clothes"
Craig- that looks like they've taken a page out of the sniper's handbook and commercially produced a quasi-ghille suit. I can't speak to how animals view it, but ghillie suits (when do...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 16, 7:05am

Re: Great Fun
thanks folks! Art-I brought a small esbit stove that I used to boil water, fire works better for fish :) it's a new pack from Montane- Dragon 20- specifically designed for multi-day trips, ...

In Post-Trip Reports » running, climbing, fishing, camping, repeat
September 15, 7:52am

running, climbing, fishing, camping, repeat
This was my inaugural attempt at combining running w/ a overnight, figured I might as well throw in a little fishing too! There aren't too many packs out that are geared for overnighters and ...

In Post-Trip Reports » running, climbing, fishing, camping, repeat
September 14, 6:15pm

back from the Crazies
Just got back from a two day- 35 mile-ish trip w/ the Dragon It carries wonderfully running, really surprising how well. Mine was loaded a little more than I would normally as they got a big dump...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
September 14, 5:35pm

perfect
perfect- thanks much!

In Philosophy & Technique » technique for trekking pole setup to hold up bivy?
September 12, 5:57pm

technique for trekking pole setup to hold up bivy?
I'm going to be camping above treeline and most likely will be sleeping cowboy style, but I'd like to have something to quickly tie my bivy up to in the event of a rain (or by the looks of ...

In Philosophy & Technique » technique for trekking pole setup to hold up bivy?
September 12, 7:22am

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