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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: REI Returns
I returned an Exped UL7 with a separated baffle, that I bought 3 years ago. Clearly a manufacturing/design defect. (The Exped warranty is 2 years on the UL line.) I received a full refund, no qu...

In GEAR » REI Returns
October 25, 5:22pm

Re: Re: Re: It pays to be small
A short, stout human and a tall, thin one weighing the same (and in the same athletic condition, roughly): who would carry more? From the article - "The weight that the limiting body s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » It pays to be small
October 25, 8:05am

SOLD: Exped Synmat UL7 LW
SOLD Exped Synmat UL7 LongWide 78x26x2.8 per Exped, and 20.2 oz on my scale. Used about 15 nights. No stuff sack or repair patches. Minor spots on the outside of the top surface - ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped Synmat UL7 LW
October 22, 5:09pm


In Gear Swap » FS
October 22, 5:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Luke's Ultralite "waterproof" zips
Mine leaked when new. I can see daylight through it. Not much, but "waterproof" it is not.

In GEAR » Lukes Ultralite now using eVent
October 22, 11:46am

Re: Re: Re: Luke's Ultralite "waterproof" zips
If you are new to the "waterproof zipper" game, you need to know – " The Patent Uretek, U.S. company, is the owner of US Patent No. 6,105,214, EP1150586B1, EP1629740B1, and a ...

In GEAR » Lukes Ultralite now using eVent
October 22, 8:03am

Re: corners of the duomid itself...
Attach to the stake. I did a similar thing with my Duo and Inner to avoid the "morning crawl into the wet corner". I tied lines to the Inner's corners, so no assembly required, ...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
October 21, 8:27am

Re: Re: A different approach, and why others don't do this?
"...but in wet conditions, the synthetic jacket (which keeps its warmth when wet) is the only jacket I bring..." I'm glad it works for you, where you hike, and when you hike. But ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » A different approach, and why others don't do this?
October 21, 8:07am

Re: The Green
Call an outfitter in Moab that runs trips and shuttles on the Green. Google is your friend.

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 21, 7:49am

Re: Re: Fly Fishing Chest Pack
... and it's nice to see a loop for the MonoMaster was included in the design. Nice Job.

In Make Your Own Gear » Fly Fishing Chest Pack
October 20, 8:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg Mihalik

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
This rating reflects use below 40° F. For summer use it could go much higher. I have wanted to try the Therm-A-Rest Neoair (72"), hoping it would be both light and warm. I've been thr...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 18, 10:35am

Petzl e+LITE
Just to get my experience into this thread here is a ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
December 02, 7:00pm

Alpkit CarbonLite
Poor packing on my part resulted in a TD 12-10 stove getting a little squashed. I straightened it out as best possible and continued to use it for 8 more days, with no discernable loss of functionali...

In Trekking Poles
June 09, 6:23pm