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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

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high loft wool sweater
^ no problem on the thread drift- I've learned a few tidbits on natural fibers :) I pulled the pin on the cashmere sweater (15 oz), it should be warmer than my lambswool sweater (9 oz)- how ...

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 26, 10:49am

cashmere
found this on flea bay- 5 gauge Cashmere from Patagonia http://www.ebay.com/itm/361067089420?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&var=630409880148&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 24, 6:28pm

Re: high loft wool
my light sweater is lambswool (right on the label :) ) I see they list their cashmere and lambswool sweater in "gauges"- assuming a 5 gauge is thicker than a 7, 7 thicker than a 9, etc??...

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 23, 6:32pm

high loft wool
the Dachstein looks nice, but it's very close to what I already have w/ the Patagonia guide sweater and the Norwegian army sweater- quality, tight weave wool sweater- will shed moisture and win...

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 23, 6:01pm

high loft wool sweater
looking for a really high loft wool sweater, I've got a few wool sweaters, one is a old Patagonia guide sweater- very tight knit, very weather resistant and rugged, but for the weight (2#'s...

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 23, 7:16am

Re: Thank you!
I'm actually between 5'11" and 6' so probably a 1/2" difference :), I'd be fine at a full 6' and probably 6' 1"

In GEAR » Duomid plus inner net plus 2 people....any photos?
October 12, 6:55pm

photos
no photos w/ both of us in the tent, but I'm 5'11", my wife 5'2" and we don't have any problem w/ fitment when we use the inner (which we do more often than not using it)

In GEAR » Duomid plus inner net plus 2 people....any photos?
October 12, 6:32pm

Re: Alpha
Ito- definitely has happened to me more w/ moist weather, but occasionally dry as well- like you said it really sneaks up on you, you're warm, moving well and then out of the blue you start get...

In GEAR » options for a light syn vest?
October 12, 2:48pm

Re: Re: Re: atom vest
Stephen-it might, I just looked it up- guess I'm out of the loop a bit w/ the newer stuff coming out :) Mike

In GEAR » options for a light syn vest?
October 11, 9:46am

Re: atom vest
Ito- good to hear :) I'm sure you've experienced this running, but when I'm out for longer periods in cool weather (especially cool/damp weather) I can feel my core temp slowly droppin...

In GEAR » options for a light syn vest?
October 11, 8:34am

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