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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Advanced-Beginner Trips in the GC?
" ... trying to plan my next spring trip to the Grand Canyon" Do you mean spring of 2015? Because if that is the case you need to get a permit application in asap. "canyoneers&...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Advanced-Beginner Trips in the GC?
December 18, 8:53pm

Re: Chaff
See how it happens.

In Chaff » December 17
December 18, 6:43pm

Re: Trolls May Possibly Be BPL Staff Members
"... but it is perhaps more possible than you think." Well "Monte", or whatever your real name is, you can self-proclaim and try to hide in plain sight, but I've often wo...

In Chaff » Trolls May Possibly BPL Staff Members
December 17, 4:04pm

Contributing to the Economy - Or Not
"... economists from Harvard University and the University of Chicago wrote in a recent paper that every dollar a worker earns in a research field spills over to make the economy $5 better o...

In Chaff » The Value of Honest Work - Or Not
December 17, 12:16pm

Re: jmt shelter
"Plan on using rocks instead of stakes in lots of areas." This has never been an issue for me on the JMT. If it is a concern for you, because you might be camping well above timberlin...

In GEAR » Shelter for JMT/Sierras
December 14, 8:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
My right clavicle is no longer attached to my scapula. My right shoulder sits about a inch lower than my left. Carrying a pack is not an issue. (see above) My rotator cuff (lifting a pack), on...

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 14, 12:10pm

Re: Re: Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
I have an inconspicuous (10L?) day pack and 6 4# lead weights. We have a couple of 2 hour, 6 mile r/t, 2000' routes out the front door. Eight weeks out from a trip I carry it every other day....

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 14, 11:45am

Collect Experiences, Not Things
Buried in Abundance Without Attachment is this gem - "First, collect experiences, not things." "Material things appear to be permanent, while experiences seem evanescent and ...

In On the Web » Collect Experiences, Not Things
December 14, 10:40am

Re: RE: How do you store your food?
"Do you now whether an Ursack Minor works well for non-bears?" Depends on the critters. This is what can happen in the Grand Canyon when the bag sits on the ground and tensions th...

In GEAR » How do you store your food?
December 13, 3:53pm

Re: Our Mesh Bag Failure (Photo)
Amazing! Got to give those guys credit ...

In GEAR » How do you store your food?
December 13, 2:04pm

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