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Michael G.

Michael G.

Michael G.'s Passions

Hiking & Camping
Snowshoeing
Climbing

Michael G.'s Bio

Outfitter-hiking/camping/expedition

Michael G.

Michael G.wrote a review of on May 4, 2016

Rechargeable is right!
5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

What with all the rechargeable devices available these days,solar panels,BioLite stoves,and storage packs.A Petzl AccuTikka R rechargeable Lithium battery is the only way to fly!No more AAA batteries to lug around,and considering the cost,it behooves an outdoor individual to go with a Lithium one.

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Michael G.

Michael G.wrote a review of on January 6, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Haven't tried my purifier out in the field yet but did try it out with a .75L of good old Phoenix city tap water.Which I might add contains a fair share of contaminates for city drinking water.Which is why I just drink bottled water. A CamelBak Pre-Filter is an absolute must with this purifier when you're out in the field,to filter out the biggest chunks.

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Michael G.

Michael G.wrote a review of on December 20, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 174 lbs
Size Purchased: XL

Transparent and light as a feather,this MH Ghost Lite hooded jacket is just the ticket for keeping your down vest and/or coat dry in inclement weather. If you're a stealth camper and hunter like myself this jacket is just right!On the new and improved jacket MH has incorporated a "napoleon "zippered chest pocket for whatever fits.

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Michael G.wrote a review of on August 21, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 175 lbs
Size Purchased: Only one size

In the woods,I prefer going stealth instead of bright colored clothing.This beanie answers that question. Warm in the winter with or without a snow helmet when you're on snowshoes pulling a sled.

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Michael G.

Michael G.wrote a review of on August 21, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 175 lbs
Size Purchased: XL

With quite a few down parkas,a good outwear (shell) helps keep you and your down dry.First thing I do with any outerwear is spray it with NIKWAX,wipe and spread it out and let it dry for 24hrs.This goes for any outerwear and/or gear
(tents,backpacks,etc.).The NF Cyclone hooded jacket is no exception, I put a 10" ball in the hood and cinch up the strings,spray,wipe and hang it up to dry.With water proof zippered pockets makes for good storage of your personal items.

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Michael G.wrote a review of on July 31, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Cooking a great hot meal in the high country with a Dutch Oven is a meal made in heaven!And with these Camp Chef disposable liners,virtually makes cleanup a snap . I've got a 10" aluminum oven,even though you wouldn't want to be backpacking it all over place,but with a sled,no problem.

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Michael G.

Michael G.wrote a review of on July 31, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 175 lbs
Size Purchased: XL-SULPHUR Spring Grn.

Any down filled jacket by itself is good in any inclement weather condition. But soaking wet is virtually useless,TNF and others market outer wear like MH'S Ghost Whisper, that weight 2oz. and shed moisture.Granted this 800 filled jacket seems light!

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Michael G.wrote a review of on April 19, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit: True to size
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 175 lbs
Size Purchased: XL

This is what anybody would want on with their head and face sticking out of a down mummy sleeping bag on a cold winter's night!I try to hike/camp as stealth as possible,so going green is and has been pretty much my bag.

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Michael G.wrote a review of on November 27, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Todays toys and/or communication devices seem to find their way in a backpack and in the woods.To avoid getting these items damp and messed up,E-Case has come up with this electronic case.They're made to hold your android cell phone and your game tablet and keep them dry submerged in water for 30 minutes.

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