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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: Cuben Gear
David, Fabrication issues are a different animal. My curiosity lies with the frequency of "user damage".

In GEAR » MLD Tarps
March 31, 1:51pm

Re: no longer red hot
Sounds like you were dangerously close to a catastrophe. Glad your luck held and you took a look. Maybe drop a line to the manufacturer and include the photo.

In GEAR » Primus express spider
March 31, 1:48pm

Re: MLD Tarps
James, I wouldn't obsess to much. I've read comments about the durability of packs made of the heavier Cuben and so believe that the "mid-weight" stuff - like a DuoMid - will st...

In GEAR » MLD Tarps
March 31, 1:34pm

Re: Cuben Tarps
"Secondly, there are acknowledged "health care" issues with cuben - cuben is prone to punctures versus tearing so, for example, you need to be extra careful with how you stuff your c...

In GEAR » MLD Tarps
March 31, 12:38pm

Re: OH WOW!! REI Dividends!!!
Douglas, Or you could call REI...

In Gear Deals » REI's dividends are online
March 30, 4:22pm

Re: WTB: BPL Synthetic Cork Trekking Pole Grips
"I have two sets of poles that need new grips." Depending on how much messing around you plan on doing something to keep in mind is that the Ti Goat poles are a smaller diameter than G...

In Gear Swap » WTB: BPL Synthetic Cork Trekking Pole Grips
March 30, 12:56pm

Re: Snakes in Zion
+1, Mike. Saw this in New Mexico. I assumed the punctuation was correct. Made me smile.

In Gear Lists » Zion National Park - Mid May
March 30, 12:21pm

Re: Re: olive oil packets?
Sarah, You could add something to your profile, starting at the Locale line.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » olive oil packets?
March 30, 8:22am

Re: Re: Re: UL Creatures
Travis, I don't know the country or it's inhabitants, but if you have "pine martens", I think that one might qualify.

In Photo Gallery » UL Creatures
March 29, 9:14pm

Re: Bailure
Nice Job Nate! Well Done. That's a good chunk of miles in less than optimal conditions. And if you felt comfortable and ready for more, that tells you a lot. The next go around will be ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Long, rainy miles tomorrow
March 29, 3:49pm

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