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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: FS: Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z Trekking Poles
"They extend to 51” and can be reduced to 46” ..." How do you accomplish that? TIA

In Gear Swap » FS: Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z Trekking Poles
November 15, 10:56am

Re: Solo-Plus
" It would also be nice if the wife decided to come along as we could both fit under the tarp." Well, since I know you are a loving and caring husband, and will give her the front side...

In GEAR » Zpacks Solo-Plus Tarp with Twin Size ground sheet.
November 14, 6:55pm

Re: Re: Even More PCT
"You could easily save 8oz by losing the Patagonia rain jacket. You could use a windshirt (Houdini, ~5oz) instead or nothing (0oz!)." Sure, why not? You might get away with it. Bes...

In Gear Lists » Even More PCT
November 14, 3:13pm

Re: Hunting Sleeping Bag
"Basically, this will be a sleeping bag. No zipper." "Temperatures can fluctuate anywhere from -10 to 30 degrees" Be sure to make it large enough at the top to allow for som...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hunting Sleeping Bag
November 13, 9:25am

Re: Re: Re: The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
"The views may be great, but by every other standard trails like the TRT and Monarch Crest are boring in the extreme to hike." So, since you think they are boring let's abandon the...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
November 10, 6:58pm

Re: Re: Grand Canyon High-Flow Release of Colorado River
"The flooding is expected to reduce the number of campsites available along the Colorado river." .... during the high flow. Four days of 37,500 cfs, is to rebuild sand bar camping...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Grand Canyon High-Flow Release of Colorado River
November 09, 5:00pm

Re: Interesting
Interesting indeed. In the human analysis n=92 and incidence = 40 No mention is made of the exposure route. In the mouse study "... We found detectable antibodies to ATCV-1 by enzyme i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » A reason to prefer UV over filters in North America?
November 08, 4:17pm

Re: Re: Tom from Car Talk died
"I love these guys. I am really really going to miss their back and forth banter." It's not going away for a while. As of October of 2012 it's been all reruns, and will cont...

In Chaff » Tom from Car Talk died
November 07, 9:48pm

Re: The secrets botanists keep
“But if people can’t be anything but a problem,” says Burge, “we’re f–ked anyway. So I think we have to try.” Admirable that he wants to try. The oldest bristle cone pines in ...

In On the Web » The secrets botanists keep
November 06, 7:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re
Jim, Yes, there are a low orbit satellites in the system, and maybe they would be sufficient, but as designed, a PLB is intended to communicate with the geosynchronous satellites at ~20,000 miles ...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
November 04, 6:59am

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