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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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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

Re: Re: I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
"And this is not even to mention that the "holes" in the filter are statistically distributed as well. Probably those have an even greater dispersion of sizes. Rated 1 micron, for ex...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 18, 10:02am

Re: Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
I have about 200 miles on a pair of Lone Peak 1.5s and they are doing well. I'm just into the wear markers on the soles. All lugs are still in place. The uppers are unscathed, with the excep...

In GEAR » Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
April 18, 9:08am

Re: I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
Finish a course of flagyl and be done. No big deal (at least for me). Just don't make the same mistake again.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 18, 8:44am

Re: It Fits!!!
"This being said, it's not overly comfortable. I might try moving the "container" more mid-way up in my pack." I put my sleeping kit and camp clothes in the bottom of my ...

In GEAR » Bearikade Weekender Fit Question
April 17, 2:23pm

Re: Re: Hiking with plantar's wart
"I've been treating it with salicylic acid combined with a pumice..." Using a pumice stone shaves off the dead tissues as well as the live ones, including the virus causing the war...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking with plantar's wart
April 17, 10:28am

Re: Regardless of the lack of cottage brands, there's still an issue here...
Ross: "I should mention that I have no beef with the writer. He can write whatever he wants. My problem is with the BPL staff." +1 Well, not all of the staff ... just whoever let ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 10:16pm

Re: A Helmet Works for Me
Statistics are great. They help evaluate risk. But the real world isn't particular about what side of the curve it puts YOU on. Last May, while road cycling in Ireland, far away from the c...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wear a helmet!
April 16, 8:15pm

Re: Velcro to attach your pad to your tent floor?
If you bond your pad to the floor you run the risk of stressing the floor-to-wall seam. Sliding across the floor is nature's way of reminding you to pick a level camp site. Repairin...

In GEAR » Velcro to attach your pad to your tent floor?
April 15, 6:22pm

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