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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
Is the challenge hard packed snow, but soft enough to dent by a protrusion, or icy conditions, requiring some sort of pointy things?

In Make Your Own Gear » adding cleats/traction to snowshoes
December 21, 11:43am

Re: Long distance planning ....
If #3, consider the "on-trail" effort, and where you can find a suitable market and PO relatively close to the trail. From Carrot Quinn's 2014 PCT - At 120 days of trail tim...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Long distance planning ....
December 21, 11:22am

Re: Re: List of things to keep warm in your sleeping bag
^^^^ It all depends if you are in Georgia, or Minnesota, or Washington, or in between. When you hear an answer you like, you need to qualify the location and the temperatures.

In Winter Hiking » List of things to keep warm in your sleeping bag
December 20, 8:45pm

Re: Re: boots or shoes?
"Wearing boots for spiny plants, when you are already comfortable with barefoot shoes, is just silly. " There are a multitude of cactus along the trails and routes of the GC. You learn...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Advanced-Beginner Trips in the GC?
December 20, 8:00pm

Re: Re: Re: boots or shoes?
I don't have a dog in this fight, but are you guys talking about SuperFeet?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Advanced-Beginner Trips in the GC?
December 20, 4:33pm

Re: ... a little respect, Artia
"That was a long time ago. Won't be happening again ..." From Temporary Story

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 4-day winter backcountry trip
December 20, 11:29am

Re: corridor trail?
nm Ralph says it better...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Advanced-Beginner Trips in the GC?
December 19, 9:37pm

Re: Show a little respect ....
Artia, Where ever you go, I hope you show a little more care and respect than you did in your Escalante trip -

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 4-day winter backcountry trip
December 19, 8:23pm

Re: Ok. Pictures...gross. You have been warned.
You are aware of being bitten. After that, time is of the essence. Removal of a tick still accessible on the surface. You'll just have to train your daughter, and be prepared to train ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » My tick experience. No pictures but not for the squeamish.
December 19, 2:54pm

Re: Re: Re: My tick experience. No pictures but not for the squeamish.
Kat, You've been dealing with this. I have not.... but ... Permethrin is effective. Could you significantly reduce you risk by using tall, easy-on-easy-off, treated gaiters? If worn over ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » My tick experience. No pictures but not for the squeamish.
December 19, 2:36pm

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