APPLICATION-Fenix MC 10 LED-Mike Pearl
- Please accept my application to test the Fenix Lighting – MC 10 LED Angle Head
Light. I have read the BackpackGearTest Survival Guide v. 0609 and Bylaws v.
0609 and I agree to comply with all requirements and timetables. I have
signed and submitted the Tester Agreement.
NAME: Mike Pearl
LOCATION: Woodstock, Vermont, USA
HEIGHT: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
WEIGHT: 155 lb (70.30 kg)
My backpacking experience began six years ago, after years of car camping. Most
trips are for two or three days, some lasting a week. I hike with a group of two
to four, with plans for a multi-day solo hike next summer. I pack a tent or tarp
depending on availability of trail shelters. My average mileage is 15 mi (24
km). While aware of weight, it is not my primary concern. I strive for enjoyable
outings with functional, reliable gear. I usually travel in woodland mountain
terrain. I am a three season camper, but enjoy hiking all year.
During the testing period I have a few trips planned - one for two days, one for
a week, and a possible solo four day. If given the opportunity to test this
light I will explore it's overall abilities and ease of use as a flashlight. I
have several question about the unique design. How well is hands free
illumination provided when secured to different areas of the body? What
advantages an adjustable head will provide? How does the intelligent memory
circuit perform? How useful is the multifunctional illumination and will I use
all the settings? Is sufficient illumination provided?
Two day trip- Green Mountains, Vermont; elevations between 700 ft to 4200 ft
(213 to 1280 m), Temperature between 30 to 80 F (-1 to 27 C), with everything
from clear, calm to rainy, windy days.
Week trip- Yellowstone National Park, temperature between 46 to 80 F ( 8 to 27
C), average rainfall 1.5 in (4 cm), elevation between 5,000 to 10,000 ft (1,500
to 3,000 m)
Solo four day- Long Trail, Southern Vermont; planning on 60 mi (97 km) with
temperatures between 44 to 90 F (7 to 32 C), elevation range 630 to 3936 ft (192
to 1200 m), with everything from clear, calm to rainy, windy days.
OR's for 12 months, excluding 1st two: Two
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Additional Roles: None at this time
Thank you for considering my application.
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