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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: Re: Re: 3-season GEAR LIST (assistance)
Nick, Nice Job! I look forward to the "excuses". It's always interesting to see how a noob reacts to the advice of a pro. ;-)

In Gear Lists » 3-season GEAR LIST (assistance)
April 08, 10:10am

Re: Al windscreen
Matt, Very thin Ti Might not be stiff enough to hold the "fold". I cut opposing slits halfway up each end and joined them that way. Others have used "tabs and slots".

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Aluminum Windscreen for Canister Stoves
April 08, 9:55am

Re: Re: ULA Ohm and GG Mariposa Plus
Ben, I stuffed the packs with sleeping bags to get them to bulk out for the photo, so essentially no load. Even so, I missed the "load lifers" - really "pull-the-pack-to-my back-str...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm and GG Mariposa Plus
April 08, 9:41am

Re: Re: What kind of rope for bear bag?
Jack, Not knowing your style of hanging, I'll offer for consideration the use of a very small pulley, especially for those weights. Throw a line over, thread "light line #2"(LL2) ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What kind of rope for bear bag?
April 08, 9:07am

Re: JMT resupply for 2
And how many days are you planning for that section? Are you doing "cozy cooking" with minimal volume or freeze dried in it's original packaging?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » JMT resupply for 2
April 08, 8:46am

Re: "ULA Ohm and GG Mariposa Plus"
Eugene, With no bear canister I can get 12 days. I put stakes, SUL CF MYOG tripod, map, 8 oz of fuel, and water in the bottom pockets, and usually nothing in front pocket. I have a lid that hold...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm and GG Mariposa Plus
April 07, 9:45pm

ULA Ohm and GG Mariposa Plus
A 12 day trip is a seambuster on my ULA Ohm, so to make things easier I'm moving into a Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus. And although infrequent, this should make dealing with a bear canis...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm and GG Mariposa Plus
April 07, 9:12pm

Re: Hubba Hubba
"My Hubba Hubba happened to also leak through the seams in the floor and the fly." The Hubba Hubba has factory tape on all seams, so if in fact is leaking there, versus condensing, run...

In GEAR » Thoughts on tent before I pull the trigger
April 07, 7:10pm

Re: Re: Efficiency with water tablets
Nate, Obviously YMMV, but I have Never been able to tear open a MicroPure foil. Guess I need more strength training and then lessons from Ben.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Efficiency with water tablets
April 07, 5:56pm

Re: Efficiency with water tablets
When I used Plattys I took one that I had cut in half to use as a scoop. I also had an "open cap" with 3 layers of mosquito mesh to serve as a "debris" getter. Now I use a s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Efficiency with water tablets
April 07, 5:52pm

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