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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: rae lakes loop
The 4 Passes Loop is done every year by a group out of Aspen, and, I'm sure, many others.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Rae Lakes Loop in a day.
September 17, 5:53pm

Re: no cell pad
Shooting into the dark.... If you are rolling your pad without first folding "dirt side to dirt side" you are rolling the "dirt side" into the top side. (I know there is no d...

In GEAR » is this a product defect?
September 17, 2:11pm

Re: Is this a product defect?
Have you used a closed cell foam pad on top? Mine was laden with fir needles (old, dry, sharp) from using it on the ground. I caught it before it went on top of my Clearview. My wife puncture...

In GEAR » is this a product defect?
September 17, 1:40pm

Re: thanks!
PM returned. Awaiting confirmation from PayPal. The Deal is Done. Thanks Jon.

In Gear Swap » WTB Patagonia R1 Hoody L
August 30, 9:32pm

Re: Re: Try brasslite
Sid, I've got 4 of them. Send me an address, via PM. Soon. I'm gone early tomorrow (Monday)AM for 3 weeks.

In GEAR » FireLite Red Spout Cap alternative??
August 30, 9:05pm

Re: WTB Patagonia R1 Hoody L
Jon, I've got one in Black. In good shape except for some (5?) of small (1/8")light spots on the tail. Don't know what they are, but but they don't come out in the wash. $60 i...

In Gear Swap » WTB Patagonia R1 Hoody L
August 30, 8:58pm

Re: Houdini equivalent in pants?
The Montbell wind pants do the job. Very wind resistant. Shed water well for about an hour. Mosquito-proof. If you expect to be warm while wet you need a base layer underneath. 2.5 ounces for a ...

In GEAR » Houdini equivalent in pants?
August 30, 7:49am

Re: Re: 150 calories per ounce/28 oz per day
"A 1/2 cup of Dry Ensure is 250 calories and weighs 2.23 ounces" My sharp-eyed wife notes that a Harvest PowerBar with 250 calories weighs 2.3 ounces. I don't know about a stead...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 150 calories per ounce/28 oz per day
August 29, 7:34pm

Re: 150 calories per ounce/28 oz per day
It's difficult to hit 150/ounce without doing a lot of fats, which many people don't handle well. Chips and the Chex mixes are around 140-150, but get boring after a while. How many hou...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 150 calories per ounce/28 oz per day
August 29, 4:13pm

Re: Swamp Wading
Keith, You don't have your PM set up yet, so I'll just post. Find John McPhee's book on The Pine Barrens. It should be in a local library. It is wonderful reading, and has some gre...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Swamp Wading
August 29, 11:56am

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