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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Re: How do you pack your NeoAir?
^^^^ "Because the snoozle has a valve i can cram it down as tight as i want." I've never handled a Schnozzle Pump Bag and would like a clarification - Is there a docking ...

In GEAR » How do you pack your NeoAir?
April 17, 5:40pm

Re: Is a bucket/basin worthwhile for personal hygiene on trips more than a couple of days?
On long trips I do a head-to-toe sponge bath every day with my 1 liter water bottle, and then every 5 days wash my 9.5 ounce pants, a 9 ounce hoody, and my kerchief . On wash day I use 2 Hefty ...

In GEAR » Is a bucket/basin worthwhile for personal hygiene on trips more than a couple of days?
April 17, 1:16pm

Re: EE quilts
Sophia, Another consideration - If you and your SO happen to wear the same or similar puffy jackets you might be able to to zip them together to make a "cover" to increase the perform...

In GEAR » Cuddling Couple Sleep System
April 17, 12:53pm

Re: re: warmth
Sophia, It is a custom build from Nunatak, where things have changed, so I don't know what they would consider. Enlightened Equipment is great to work with, and far more reasonably priced tha...

In GEAR » Cuddling Couple Sleep System
April 17, 9:34am

Re: warmth?
Pads: Even though you are "tight" spooners, I'll bet there is still a small "unused" gap, so close is good enough. Use grograin loops (two or three) with adjustable buckle...

In GEAR » Cuddling Couple Sleep System
April 17, 8:31am

Re: one fly
nm. pointless.

In Fishing » The Single Fly
April 16, 12:06pm

Re: Section of the Superior Hiking Trail closed. In shock.
A similar thing happened here in Colorado. The land owner was gracious enough to grant rights. The land was quickly over-used and abused. He requested changes, which did not happen. He resci...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Section of the SHT closed. In shock.
April 16, 8:23am

Re: rescueMe LED Indications
The user manual tells you what LED indications to expect when you Test. It does not tell you what to expect when you Activate the unit. I asked Ocean Signal to clarify. (There is only one LED &quo...

In GEAR » Ocean Signals rescueME PLB
April 16, 7:17am

Re: Re: Re: The Single Fly
I've tried the "regulars" - Hare's Ear, PT, Prince, etc., but at the end of a day 90% of my fish were tricked by a Zebra Midge. I've tied a bunch of the Teeny Nymphs, so we...

In Fishing » The Single Fly
April 15, 10:17pm

Re: The Single Fly
Jim Teeny's Nymph. With variations in color and size, it is his only fly for 40 years. A lot depends on what kind of water you fish. This is typical for me, with maybe a bit less g...

In Fishing » The Single Fly
April 15, 9:50pm

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