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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 store your food?
Valerie - "... metal mesh bags (ok for rodents -- total failure against ravens)" Do they open the velcro or just perforate everything through the mesh?

In GEAR » How do you store your food?
December 13, 1:57pm

Re: Stoves?
Look Here There are several versions of "JetBoil" stoves. Also, - windboiler - in google, and select MoreTools/AnyTime/LastMonth to cover most of the bases.

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): Ultralight Winter Snowcave Camping
December 13, 1:52pm

Re: Wild
"One thing they made abundantly clear was that nearly every man she encountered was more or less looking for sex." ... and you believe everything you see in the movies? It's Ent...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
December 13, 7:33am

9:10:11 12/13/14
Date Sensitive - Saturday am - Last opportunity to enjoy a fine set of numbers.

In Chaff » 9:10:11 12/13/14
December 12, 7:18pm

Re: MTR timing?
First find out if the week you are considering has space. Often the entire MTR is booked by a single entity/group. Then it "just depends". If you get there late in the day, you great...

In Pre-Trip Planning » MTR, Reds, resupply questions
December 12, 6:33pm

BPA - A Controlled Study
A small controlled study of BPA leaching from cans. "When the subjects drank from glass bottles, the study found, their urinary BPA levels remained fairly low. But within two hours of drin...

In Chaff » BPA - A Controlled Study
December 11, 7:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
"What about freeze dried fruit powders?" Fructose uptake from the gut occurs across a fairly narrow range of conditions. To much can lead to extended off-trail excursions. You defini...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 4:04pm

Re: Driducks/O2
Scott, Durable enough for 3000 miles sounds pretty good. Aside from snags or abrasions, where do they tend to fail? Shoulder seam, armpit seam, zipper or ... ?

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 10, 11:30am

Re: Re: Too many choices, rain jackets
"I've also got a DriDucks suit...I'm convinced it stays drier inside and does the best job as an actual rain jacket... No DWR to wash off, not clammy feeling." +1 I'm lean...

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 10, 9:54am

Re: Re: ZPacks Challenger
Hiker speed, metabolism, sweat, and environment all factor into what makes a WPB work, or not. As do "expectations", and zippers. This Link to Prolite Gear's examination of eVen...

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 10, 8:59am

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