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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: neat!
If you find generics, I would buy one or two, then test them in something hard. Not all aluminum is tough enough for bashing. I have a similar looking aluminum stake that is worthless.

In GEAR » Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
January 10, 11:41am

Re: p-cord
Ryan, Consider a a couple of double pulleys, one with a beckett, for a 5:1 "block and tackle" system. Two doubles 1" weigh about 10 ounces. And of course you'll need 5 times t...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » BSA Northern Tier 2011
January 10, 11:32am

Re: Hanging Food
Not a Scout, so don't know all "rules", but... Consider using a 2" pulley (3 ounces) in the middle of a line with the foodbag line going through it. MUCH, MUCH easier to haul...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » BSA Northern Tier 2011
January 10, 11:07am

Re: Sold
SOLD.

In Gear Swap » FS: MSR Sweetwater Silt Stopper
January 10, 10:22am

Re: BSA Northern Tier 2011
Never been there. Not a Boy Scout. But Canada + Water + July ? There is no real predicting on bugs, except: Yes. I'd consider a sewing project where everyone ends up with a headnet. A...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » BSA Northern Tier 2011
January 10, 8:48am

Re: Winter Program Trip Help
"Is the z-rest + neoair combo going to be enough to inhibit conductive heat loss?" A generalization is that the R-Value of ground insulation should equal top insulation. You do the ...

In GEAR » Winter Program Trip Help
January 10, 8:33am

Re: :(
Or...you post a Want to Buy....

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Trailstar
January 10, 7:41am

Re: Sale Pending
PMs exchanged. Sold to Patrick, pending funds. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: MSR Sweetwater Silt Stopper
January 10, 7:33am

Re: Big Sky Stakes
Ben, Can you comment on how these compare to an Easton Tubular Aluminum? Can I hammer 'da sheeet out of them with a big rock? Thanks.

In GEAR » Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
January 09, 8:23pm

Re: Still for Sale
Unable to establish a comm link... don't know where it's failing.. Still for sale.

In Gear Swap » FS: MSR Sweetwater Silt Stopper
January 09, 6:35pm

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