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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
"But failures will happen as the systems cannot provide perfect operation in all conditions. And the vaunted COSPAS-SARSAT PLB is no different - you just don't see it tested like you do In...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 15, 12:17pm

Re: packing questions
"I will be hiking in the CO mts and am assured that it rains every day at least in the afternoon." You should assume it Could rain every day. It seldom does, especially after July. I ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » packing questions
July 15, 9:25am

Re: BPL's 78th Thread on TP
Sure, I'll trot out this old horse again ... The decomposition of TP For those who are not prone to actually reading, it states, among other things, "...Indeed the two sites th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Delmar's Poll
July 15, 8:29am

Re: Re: Bummer.
If you are NOBO you'll pass, be passed, and leapfrog with only a few. If you are SOBO you'll see them all. Where you camp is up to you. I hike the JMT NOBO and say Hi&Bye to ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
July 14, 9:13am

Re: sleeping, in the woods?
Thank You buzzfeed. Keep up the good work.

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 14, 8:39am

Re: 9.5 gram real knife
^^^^ .... and the sheath weighs ...?

In GEAR » 13g knife
July 14, 8:30am

Re: Re: inReach SE: failure to message and track
This thread is now the 2nd hit in a google search on "inreach failure july 2014" (at the moment)... ... just another google ping. Hopefully others outside of BPL will chime in. Cur...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 7:13am

Re: inReach SE: failure to message and track
Just trying to insert "failure" into google results ....

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 14, 6:55am

Re: Interesting -
Note that the blade has a smooth grind on both sides. The "serrations" are a "landing zone" for closing the blade. The CardSharp 2.2 does away with them, is about $25, a...

In GEAR » 13g knife
July 13, 10:34am

Re: 'scope your knee? No Thanks...
Thanks for the quackwatch link. I have to admit that when cruising his site the alarms were going off. However, what was summarized about the knee surgery was taken from the New England Journal...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'scope your knee? No Thanks...
July 12, 9:51pm

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