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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: Gossamer Gear LT4 trekking poles (no straps)
I'll take them. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » GG LT4 poles (no straps)
July 20, 9:55pm

Re: Any good freezer bag cozy testing out there?
"... hoping someone out there has tested multiple items and rated hydration effectiveness." "...Different pastas, rice, pasta sides,..." We dry cooked brown rice as a ba...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Any good freezer bag cozy testing out there?
July 19, 8:38am

Re: Alcohol on JMT
MTR, is sold by the ounce. One Dollar per.

In GEAR » update on alky stoves on the JMT
July 17, 10:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Jetboil in the wind: Doing the Jetboil Shuffle
Dan, Someone here did a "tilt test" with several canister stoves. He let them warm up, then held them horizontal for 30 seconds or so. Nothing blew up, spewed, of did anything to cau...

In GEAR » Canister failure: has this happened to you?
July 17, 9:33pm

Re: "failures in the (very) few tests of PLB transmission"
I haven't said they are perfect. I explicitly said a failure is possible. You said that we are overlooking PLB failures. Cite One instance of system failure.

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 17, 9:12pm

Re: "Quoting Zorg blows a lot of credibility. Really."
I'm not the one who said - "PLB fans are not only overlooking the failures in the (very) few tests of PLB transmission..." - and that is what I am seeking clarification on. ...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 17, 9:03pm

Re: PLB Tests
"SPOT and inReach often get a bad rep because their capabilities are always being tested, and the relatively few anomalies (on a % basis) generate lots of internet posts." Quoting Zorg...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 17, 8:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Stewardship
^^^^ The 2nd sentence of the link above says - "While we try to track this information, we still ask that you contact the local agencies for up-to-date regulations." Thank you J...

In GEAR » update on alky stoves on the JMT
July 17, 8:37pm

Re: inReach/Iridium/GEOS vs PLB/COSPAS-SARSAT/NOAA
"PLB fans are not only overlooking the failures in the (very) few tests of PLB transmission..." Details please. Are you referring to "operator error" or some sort "be...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 17, 8:21pm

Re: Connected on the trail
From a PCT blog - "At 5 p.m. we get a text from xxxx, at the Klum campground next to the resevoir. Making dinner. Free showers, she says. It’s a few miles away, and a third of a mile off ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 17, 4:39pm

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