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Mike M (mtwarden) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Montana
About Me Colin Chapman "Simplify and add lightness"
My PDF Gear ListBob Marshall Open 2015

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All Forum Posts by Mike M

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Steiner
take a peek at the Steiner 8x30's, these are a reasonably priced, relatively light (17 oz) small to mid-size bino; I used Steiner glass exclusively for 25 years as a game warden- good glass, ve...

In GEAR » Backpack Hunting Binoculars
July 30, 8:39pm

small packs from MLD
it was kind of funny, but I was going to call Ron to about the chances of reviving the Newt (or get a custom one built) and before I had a chance to call, Dave started this thread w/ the announceme...

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Core ready for ordering
July 30, 8:20pm

Re: 2016 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Sweet- thanks for organizing this again :) Mike

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2016 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
July 30, 4:48pm

Re: Accessory pockets
They're listed for shoulder pockets, but that's where my bottles are going. I've got them slid through the elastic band over the belt, then attached to the little loop where the belt is...

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Core ready for ordering
July 30, 12:21pm

Re: Pics
not loaded, but I have a 50k this Saturday and hoping Sunday or Monday I'll be heading out for a couple of days w/ the Core :) the fabric is identical (color as well!) to my Exped Lightning-...

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Core ready for ordering
July 30, 6:42am

graphs
^ nicely done- thanks! Godspeed Gents

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 29, 12:41pm

Re: Still works
worked for me as well :) thanks

In Gear Deals » Backpacker Magazine Subscription $2.99
July 29, 6:37am

JMT fkt
Ralph- thanks for the detailed report! It's too bad it was an illness that ended your attempt (maybe that's better than an injury???), sounded like all systems were go otherwise. I wholeh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 27, 8:38pm

Re: pack reduction sale!
All packs are Sold- thanks

In Gear Swap » pack reduction sale!
July 27, 12:14pm

pack reduction sale!
All Sold- thanks. too many packs, just one back! :) Osprey Hornet 46, Large -very nice pack for 3-5 day trips, delrin stays, carries 25-ish lbs nicely, 23 oz, excellent condition $90 shipped co...

In Gear Swap » pack reduction sale!
July 26, 8:37pm

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