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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Core- Newt
minor differences is all I was about to email Ron on the chances of bringing the Newt back when I bumped into Dave's thread on the Core :)

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Core ready for ordering
August 28, 6:33am

Evernew
Agreed the 1300 Evernew is very nice for winter, pretty light for the size of the pot; my 900 is an Evernew as well

In GEAR » What size pot for winter?
August 27, 9:51am

Solo
1.3 if you're relying on snow only; I'll use a 900 if there is some running water here and there

In GEAR » What size pot for winter?
August 27, 9:45am

WTB cuben MLD Solomid XL
figured I'd check here before I placed an order :) I'd consider purchasing a cuben inner with it if that's the way you'd like to sell it thanks in advance Mike

In Gear Swap » WTB cuben MLD Solomid XL
August 26, 5:48pm

stick in the wet
Good info :). Funny I find the LaSportivas a bit "hard" compared to my N2's and they are by LS standards relatively cushioned , the 195's would likely be too hard for me- would pr...

In GEAR » Trail runner with approach shoe grip?
August 26, 1:28pm

MLD has new FKT line
Just perusing Ron's site and stumbled across a new line- pack, bivy, quilt and shelter- must be a bit of a teaser as there is no other info :)

In GEAR » MLD has new FKT line
August 26, 9:48am

Bivy
I still use a bivy when solo tripping (it's a no go with the wife :) ). When most of the day is going to be spent hiking or running (or a combination thereof) I usually grab my eVENT bivy- it&#...

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 25, 12:02pm

Core
Can't comment on the weather proofness of the Dyneema, but I use a cuben bag for my quilt and clothing. I used a small foam pad against my back, I think it helps- it also helps when using a...

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Core ready for ordering
August 24, 9:27am

Mutants
the Mutants have deep lugs in addition to a grippy compounds and handle loose surfaces well I've got a 4-5 shorter (5-6 miles) runs under my belt with the Mutants and so far so good, will b...

In GEAR » Trail runner with approach shoe grip?
August 24, 5:59am

chameece
Justin- I have a Chameece jacket and vest, they are "normal" 100 wt fleece, no grid I find the grid (Cap 4) better for cold weather, high output stuff- running, x-country skiing, etc a...

In GEAR » in search for perfect fleece
August 19, 8:14pm

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