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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
greg at smgm dot org

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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: Re: Re: Re Whambulance
"What'd I Miss?" From Ralph B.: To summarize: Entering the forum under-equipped with an ultralight skin is reckless. A thicker skin provides a safety margin if conditions turn...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 14, 8:28am

Re: The weight you you hope for versus the weight you take
"How do you mitigate that?" Develop a process that will increase your confidence level. The first few times out, take the "extra" items/weight, but also keep a daily log...

In GEAR » But the way you you hope for versus the weight you take
February 14, 8:23am

Re: Re: How Chris McCandless Died: An Update
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In On the Web » How Chris McCandless Died: An Update
February 12, 3:35pm

Re: naive youth
"naive [in the material world]" +1 I enjoyed her trail writing. Didn't miss a day. Looking forward to her CDT blog.

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 12, 9:42am

Attitude versus Altitude
"... Benedetti offered to take more than 100 students up the Italian Alps to an altitude of 3000m (9800ft). A few days beforehand, he had told just one of them about a possible consequence –...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attitude versus Altitude
February 12, 8:00am

Re: Re: Re. Babushka and Her Young Accomplice
"Watch me try and board the plane in June and find out I am on some list..:-0" Only because this forum is routinely flagged by the NSA switch in Sacramento ...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 10, 9:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Where to learn self-arrest
Apologies if my post was misconstrued.... ... just didn't know the extent of your pursuit. I've done full-on alpine climbs. I've done trail runners and an ax. "Ice&quo...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Where to learn self-arrest
February 10, 3:35pm

Re: Where to learn self-arrest
To clarify - You say "self-arrest", but do you also mean - Harness Knots Crampon Technique "Buddy-on-the-Rope" ... or just you, in trail runners (Khatoola microsp...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Where to learn self-arrest
February 10, 2:57pm

Re: Re: Re anonymous posters, you there.
rm's profile can be found Here http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/profile.html?u=rm

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » anonymous posters
February 08, 8:21pm

Re: Grand Canyon Water Treatment
Thanks Steven. I'd forgotten about the SiltStopper. And once you figure out hose compatibility, it could work as a prefilter to any pump.

In GEAR » Advice for Water Treatment in Grand Canyon
February 08, 6:43pm

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