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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Failure of OP Saks
I use the OP sacks specifically for food in an Ursack. So yes, a "critical application" IMO. What I am experiencing is the seal stripping away from the backing on one side or the other...

In GEAR » Alok OP Sak Replacement?
September 30, 6:31am

Alok OP Sak Replacement?
I've recently had a spate of failures with the OP Saks. ( When I contacted them I was told by the owner that they have only a 30 day life expectancy. My biggest issue is fail...

In GEAR » Alok OP Sak Replacement?
September 29, 7:07pm

Re: LightHeart Solo
Travis, I have a DuoMid and an Inner and the setup time, even after 30 nights out, is still way to slow for me. I was thinking a smaller footprint, with less opportunity for operator error, would ...

In Gear Swap » Want for Examination: MLD SoloMid, in Cuben
September 29, 4:22pm

Want for Examination: MLD SoloMid, in Cuben
Never Mind... After looking at the LightHeart Solo, I'm changing directions.

In Gear Swap » Want for Examination: MLD SoloMid, in Cuben
September 29, 3:21pm

Re: food
On 8-day trips (+/-), of 15 to 20 miles a day, consuming about 2700 calories per day, I find I have plenty of energy during the day, and don't find myself feeling hungry. However, it is not ...

In Gear Lists » 8 pound base weight
September 22, 7:30pm

Re: Cuben Fiber Tarp Failures?
Steven, Your question was asked Here. And James Patsalides's Survey Results are Here.

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber Tarp Failures?
September 22, 5:52pm

Re: Zappos?
I can recommend They 'profile' most of the shoes they offer, including volume and a shoe-to-shoe comparison for fit. And free 2nd day shipping, and free return. ...

In GEAR » Where do you get the in-depth info on shoes?
September 22, 4:12pm

Re: Subscribers now a lesser category of member?
Something is amiss... If you subscribed you should have access. Use the Help/MySupport (upper right) to state your case. It will get resolved quickly. Although it looks "gear"...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Subscribers now a lesser category of member?
September 22, 12:15pm

Re: Seeking Feedback on Winter Foot System
"ANY CONCERNS ABOUT THE GAITER HOOK DAMAGING THE THIN SALOMON SHOE LACES?" I don't like using the lace for a few reasons: 1) the gaiter ends up off center 2) the (small) potentia...

In GEAR » Seeking Feedback on Winter Foot System
September 22, 10:37am

Re: Re: Food for Nighttime Heat
Sarah, Two Snickers Fun Size is my current choice - 160 calories at 84/12/63 Cho/Pro/Fat. But I'd really like to know what best fires the furnace from a metabolism perspective.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Food for Nighttime Heat
September 22, 10:08am

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