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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Re: GET REAL!
Oh, boohoo, boohoo, boohoo.... Did someone not get their way?

In On the Web » REI HAS THE WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE ON THE PLANET!
April 21, 9:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Water, hygiene and more
My food is in my pack, in bags, until it get dumped into boiling water. You got ham hock swinging from your pack? ;-) Oh, you mean dirty hands handling the food.... Well maybe washing...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 21, 10:32am

Re: altra Olympus
The snow is gone on our local trails and we have transitioned to Dirty Girt gaiters only to find that the GaiterTrap on the Olympus is to high - The Lone Peak on the left has good placement...

In GEAR » Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
April 21, 10:25am

Re: Water, hygiene and more
"The risk of gastrointestinal illness can also be reduced by maintaining personal hygiene practices and cleaning cookware." That Is the common belief, but has it really been tested? ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 21, 9:52am

Re: Dyneema thread?
Looks like most of what Anefil makes is poly/nylon. Try a "melt test", or not .... see below Call them. Edit: Removed bad "melt test" info.

In Make Your Own Gear » Dyneema thread?
April 21, 6:24am

Re: Elevation Training Mask
"Elevation Training Mask mimics the effects of High Altitude Training. When elite athletes want to improve their performance they go to high altitude levels to train." Current thinki...

In Gear Swap » CAMP /Big Agnes/Elevation Training mask
April 20, 9:04pm

Re: interested
The Sierra Trading Post bag has 5 ounces Less down.... Could be a typo ... but there is probably a reason it's going for cheap.

In Gear Swap » Marmot Helium 15 Down Sleeping Bag -- Like-New Condition
April 19, 10:12pm

Re: Dirtier water boil longer
"I think it also needs pointing out that IF the water is very dirty the boiling times suggested might not be enough. "If the Virus or bacteria is coated in debris it can act as pretty ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 19, 5:03pm

Re: Re: Re: RE: I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
"Generally, you do not reinfect yourself with anything from your own body." The women who have dealt with UTI/cystitis from improper wiping might disagree. Or is that just another u...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 18, 1:27pm

Re: Re: Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
"I found the traction on the Superiors to be terrible , I stopped wearing them . Here is what Andrew Skurka said to me about his thoughts on Altras "Altra shoes, I was given pairs of ...

In GEAR » Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
April 18, 10:30am

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