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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: income vs. ultralight
Thread Drift.... Chris: "Can a person with a set amount of money enjoy light backpacking?" This thread addresses that topic. I haven't read it in a while, but someone in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking for a correlation
May 07, 8:41pm

Re: RE: list
I was snowbound for a day late last August, north of Lester Pass. I didn't have to be anywhere so a wind shell would have been OK. I can't predict weather. It is the mountains. It'...

In Gear Lists » Gear List For Wind Rivers
May 07, 8:22pm

Re: Re: Re: working 0.005" titanium foil
"It kind of makes me wonder how the Lockheed Skunk Works ever built the SR-71 Blackbird." 1) the Techs were wizards 2) unlimited budget

In Make Your Own Gear » working 0.005" titanium foil
May 07, 7:29pm

Re: Gear List For Wind Rivers
No rain gear? Otherwise, it looks good to me. Edit: maybe check your math: I get 13.15# Edit2: your summary is missing Other Items Worn

In Gear Lists » Gear List For Wind Rivers
May 07, 7:03pm

Re: Bearikade is OK in the Tetons
Excellent! Silly me, I just read their web site. Brilliant you remembered "Go to the Source Luke, go to the Source" It doesn't bother me a bit to be wrong on this one. Tha...

In GEAR » I have to buy Ber Canisters.... Crap
May 07, 2:51pm

Re: Thanks
$370/$410/$440 respectively. Weight and Packed Volume are the tradeoffs. Down is always better. Down does fine in most climates. Seriously cold multiday trips will load down with moisture tha...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag advice needed
May 06, 9:49pm

Re: Thanks Greg
60 takes to get it right. Makes me feel OK about one or two "Edits:"

In Chaff » "This to Shall Pass"
May 06, 9:27pm

Re: Go with Western Mountaineering.
"The Megalite is a pretty versatile traditional mummy style bag..." Well, I'd say Wide and Roomy, versus "traditional". The SummerLite is more in the "traditional&q...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag advice needed
May 06, 9:24pm

Re: Re: "A. Skurka & MLD Solomid"
Ron, Thanks! I've never worried about Cuben. (And I have scraped off snow.) But certainly don't want to start worrying now. I'll continue to sleep well. And thank for clearing...

In GEAR » A. Skurka & MLD Solomid
May 06, 9:16pm

Re: Re: Go with Western Mountaineering.
+1 Western Mountaineering A AlpinLite will be toasty, or a VersaLite if you're really worried. Both are Roomy, Comfortable, bags. You will not be disappointed.

In GEAR » Sleeping bag advice needed
May 06, 8:59pm

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