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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: See Krissy and Jen Run
"SPOT Time" - the time indicated on the SPOT tracking page. Versus PT or MT or CT. When I expand the Tracking Progress tab it shows the most current update for point 50 to be 7:51 &...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 23, 7:58am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: See Krissy and Jen Run
At 7:33 "SPOT Time" they were about 2 miles south of Pinchot Pass, ~ 61 miles covered in 23 hours.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 23, 7:50am

Re: 2nd
Just a FYI. Money changed hands and the poles are headed my way.

In Gear Swap » GG LT4 poles (no straps)
July 22, 9:09pm

Re: Re: See Krissy and Jen Run
Meanwhile, back to the thread .... ~ 44 miles +/- in 12 hours +/- From Whitney Portal to almost Vidette Meadow. With about 8,000'+ of climbing. 3.3 miles per hour. Wow. Assumi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 8:44pm

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
"The Spot device sampling rate seems to be once every ten minutes," Except between #30 and #31, and then between #34 and #35. For 45 minutes and then 100 minutes, SPOT took a br...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 5:57pm

Re: Re: How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
Although one might suspect otherwise, I don't have a big mouth. My dentist hates me. I literally can't get two fingers in my mouth to floss effectively. Hence a "tool".

In GEAR » How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
July 22, 5:09pm

Re: Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
Mt. Whitney is the official start/end.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 4:42pm

Re: Measurements
If you want to compare apples and apples, you need to know the starting temp of your water (I always start with 45°F water), and your boiling point (195°F for me at 7600'), and the quantity o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
July 22, 4:34pm

Re: Flossing in the backcountry?
I use an E-Z-Floss (similar to the Bulter Floss Mate mentioned above) - I spool about 3' of floss around the base, which easily last the duration of a hike. The knobs on the sides and t...

In GEAR » How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
July 22, 4:21pm

Re: Re: Origin8 basket
Thanks Dale. I've seen brackets/braces that went back to the head tube, but apparently not here. Yes, let common sense prevail.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Spring and summer bike adventures
July 22, 12:09pm

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