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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: Re: Re: Re: McHale Bypass
Got It. Thanks.

In GEAR » 35+ LB capacity pack recommendation
November 21, 10:44am

Re: Re: McHale Bypass
"Regardless, they seem archaic [compared] to the bypass system that McHale uses ..." Dave, Can you point me to an image or a description? thanks. Never Mind. Easy to find...

In GEAR » 35+ LB capacity pack recommendation
November 21, 10:26am

Re: What sleeping system needed for Sierra hike next week
The NeoAir Trekker is an R3 matt, if you believe Cascade Designs. Depending on your resting metabolism, that may or may not be enough for 20°F. If the forecast turns out to be optimistic you...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What sleeping system needed for Sierra hike nexst week
November 20, 10:05pm

Re: ggg....
"Common protection devices:" Your brain

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 8:44pm

Re: Strap Placement
"The strap, and all other rings, is hand sewn." A stout needle, some pliers(?), and a lot of patience. My compliments.

In Make Your Own Gear » ULA Circuit Compression Fix
November 20, 7:21pm

Re: re: dangerous women in the wilderness
Lori - +1 Well said.

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 7:09pm

Re: ULA Circuit Compression Fix
Very nice. I'm in the specification stage for a semi-custom Circuit, so this is good timing. "... and also pulls the bottom of the pack up while drawing it in ..." Preci...

In Make Your Own Gear » ULA Circuit Compression Fix
November 20, 7:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"I'm trying to imagine a 10-hour hiking day eating 10-20 Powerbars. " Assume 3000 calories a day for intake. (Body fat will do supply the rest, if you are fit.) Assume 10 hours on...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 20, 4:49pm

Re: Going Fast
Skurka does hike longer and more efficiently. On a good trail he will cruise at 3 mph, or faster, for 12 to 15 hours. As do many others. But a Lot of folks don't hike that fast, or that l...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 2:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
$hit. We almost made it past three months without a "guns" drift. We'll, it was nice while it lasted. Ladies, please carry on. I'm enjoying the benefit of your persp...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 1:09pm

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