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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Re: Is moisture a significant problem?
+1 on NBD. I have a Big Agnes Clearview (lung power inflation) that collected moisture over 10 days of cold weather camping. Maybe.... 1/4 teaspoon? I e-mailed Big Agnes for advice. They sai...

In GEAR » Thermarest Pump??
December 28, 5:20pm

Re: Tech Pants Weight?
Sam, So....what Do the Tech Pants weigh?

In Editor's Roundtable » 2010 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 28, 2:56pm

Re: Re: Exped PillowPump Hack
Look Here for another option.

In GEAR » Thermarest Pump??
December 28, 12:53pm

Re: Katabatic Sawatch
Regarding the Sawatch 15° Quilt - Mine has draft tubes and a 5-leg shock cord cinch, which was slack all night, except for "snugging" to the back. There is a photo a similarly modifi...

In GEAR » Are quilts for side sleepers?
December 28, 8:26am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Shangri La 3 mods: Adding grossgrain/webbing guy-out loops to a felled seam?
IMHO you have passed all sanity checks ;-) Brain seems to be fully engaged. Parts and pieces are before you. Prototyping at its best. Sew, man, sew.

In Make Your Own Gear » Shangri La 3 mods: Adding grossgrain/webbing guy-out loops to a felled seam?
December 27, 2:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Shangri La 3 mods: Adding grossgrain/webbing guy-out loops to a felled seam?
Craig, If this loop is going to be at the bottom edge, I'd sandwich the seam with the grosgrain. And if not, I wouldn't bother to back it up. There are 3 layers of fabric sitting there. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shangri La 3 mods: Adding grossgrain/webbing guy-out loops to a felled seam?
December 27, 11:18am

Re: Shangri La 3 mods: Adding grossgrain/webbing guy-out loops to a felled seam?
"Any tips or is it as simple as ripping about 1" of seam where I want it, inserting webbing, sewing it back shut, and seam sealing?" I wouldn't bother to rip the seam. Just c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shangri La 3 mods: Adding grossgrain/webbing guy-out loops to a felled seam?
December 27, 11:09am

Re: resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO
Nothing there except the Lodge, a mile+ down the east side. Call them. I'm sure someone is working through the summer months.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO
December 26, 9:55pm

Re: Q: Cuben tree straps for hammocks
Cuben hammocks failed catastrophically near the gathered ends. It wasn't for lack of desire or trying. Just a function of the material. Look Here. I think you'd be facing the same...

In Make Your Own Gear » Q: Cuben tree straps for hammocks
December 26, 9:51pm

Re: gear list?
Dan, If you do comment about photo gear, please include a comment or two regarding your experience as well. Gear makes a difference, but it would be interesting to know how long you've been ...

In Post-Trip Reports » The Khumbu - Nepal
December 26, 9:12pm

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