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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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maybe you got your answer over on Gear? if not, very doable, the two guys that are doing the winter PCT are using that setup as long as the total loft is up to snuff, shouldn't be a problem...

January 29, 8:12pm

I've had good luck w/ Tyvek in the snow- I purchased a cheap grommet tool and added a grommet in each corner, put a small length of shock cord to secure it to the corner stakes- works like a ch...

In Winter Hiking » Ground cover for use with Duomid in winter conditions
January 29, 8:06pm

Re: Re: Re: MH Phantom price drop
^ thank you kind Sir! :)

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Duomid pyramid and inner; Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag (near new!)
January 29, 5:55pm

Burrow 0
I've spent the last couple of weeks researching winter quilts and after a long deliberation, I decided to go with a Hammock Gear Burrow 0. I had a nice long chat with Adam and he was able to f...

In GEAR » HammockGear Burrow 20* quilt - initial review/impressions
January 29, 7:06am

short length chaps
I wonder if Ron or Joe would make a shorter pair like we use horseback (we call them "chinks")- would breathe better, would keep a lot of crud off them (vs ankle length) and less likely t...

In GEAR » Which manufacturers make Rain Chaps?
January 28, 8:27pm

I consider a windshirt a shell, and thus I always have one w/ me regardless of weather-it's probably the one piece of kit that is constant 12 months around; in the dead of winter I forego a har...

In GEAR » Getting away from shells
January 28, 8:19pm

Re: MH Phantom price drop
another price drop

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Duomid pyramid and inner; Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag (near new!)
January 28, 7:20pm


In Gear Swap » WTB Katabatic Grenadier or Welder
January 26, 6:37pm

MH Phantom price drop
Duomid has shipped, price drop on the Phantom

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Duomid pyramid and inner; Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 mummy bag (near new!)
January 26, 6:36pm

Re: Re: Re:re
^ glad to hear that Bob, mine worked flawlessly on it's maiden voyage last weekend

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
January 25, 7:20pm

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