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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Montana
About Me Colin Chapman "Simplify and add lightness"
My PDF Gear List3 day "Shoulder Season" list- Rocky Mtns

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All Forum Posts by Mike M

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Re: UD and Dragon
^ agree w/ your assessment, I still think the Dragon was the right choice for me- but combining features would be the very best

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
September 01, 1:13pm

Whisperer
nice jacket, but the MH Whsiperer has 2.8 oz of fill, how does 1.9 oz of 900 compare to 2.8 of 850? I'm guessing that it's still substantially more and can't tell if the MB has a draws...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
August 31, 8:22pm

bivy & tarp
all pm's answered, both bivy and tarp are still avaiable going to throw in a carbon fiber pole jack w/ the tarp thanks

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Superlight bivy and MLD Cricket tarp
August 31, 7:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: compass and ccf pad
yeah- a fair bit of my "running" is off trail-following ridge lines and such I wonder if your pad is thinner too?

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 31, 6:36pm

Re: Re: compass and ccf pad
Art- how small are your trimming yours and what thickness? I've been spoiled by the inflatable, but thought I might get by w/ the 3/8" 20x57" pad, but it's just too big, too big ...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 31, 5:52pm

compass and ccf pad
re: compass- this is a generic list, mostly going to be used here (MT)- Wonderland is on my list of runs though :) yeah- sadly the ccf is just too bulky for this small- definitely lighter though...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 31, 5:05pm

Re: review
those pics look much better :) thanks Craig!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
August 31, 4:59pm

Re: Re: three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
I'll check that out- thanks

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
August 30, 6:13am

Re: run/fast pack
I tried my 3/8" ccf pad (20x57) is definitely a no go, even if trimmed to 48-ish still a no go- tried leaving it round and then the middle for stuffing- not enough room, tried folding it flat-...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 29, 7:43pm

FS MLD Superlight bivy and MLD Cricket tarp
both are in excellent condition, tarp is seam sealed and the cord was replaced w/ Kelty triptease- two trekking poles and a few stakes and it's ready to go, bivy weighs 7.1 oz w/ the stuff sack...

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Superlight bivy and MLD Cricket tarp
August 28, 8:05pm

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