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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Heavy
BPL sells this one and a No-see-em version. 0.4 and 0.7 ounces respectively. I used it on the JMT and it save my life and the lives of those around me. Don't leave home without one....

In GEAR » Mosiquito Headnet
August 29, 8:50am

Re: RE: "Inner Fabric Tent -DuoMid"
Hot-Cutting with a pencil-tip soldering iron will also help minimize fraying. If you are looking at a lot of MYOG projects it is a worthwhile investment.

In Make Your Own Gear » Inner Fabric Tent -DuoMid
August 29, 8:32am

Re: Rite in Rain notebook
I buy the 4 5/8 x 7 1/4 RitR spiral pad, take it apart, and cut the pages in half. I then use one "mini-page" per trip, aggregating all notes in one place. I typically use one side fo...

In GEAR » Is This a Joke?
August 29, 7:59am

Re: reality vs internet
Perhaps in the other circles you frequent, but, I think, not so much here.

In Gear Lists » Things Noone Else Packs?
August 28, 10:12pm

Re: The Colin Fletcher Easy Chair
Just a small nit to pick: "He was the first person to hike the entire length of Grand Canyon National Park..." He was the first person to write a book about hiking through the Grand...

In GEAR » The Colin Fletcher Easy Chair
August 28, 6:01pm

Re: Pens?...and papers
"What about waterproof map paper?" Well, I just wrote some notes on a Trails Illustrated map with a #2 pencil. Its not as permanent as RitR paper but it would survive. Not all WP m...

In GEAR » Pens?
August 28, 4:44pm

Re: Re: Pens?
"I'm mostly certain that a pencil won't write on waterproof paper. That's likely the main reasoning behind it." A #2 pencil works just fine on Rite-in-the-Rain paper. I kn...

In GEAR » Pens?
August 28, 4:37pm

Re: pulled the trigger; our experience
EJ, I too am interested in your 'tweaks', the new fabrics, experiences, etc. It would be great if you would post here so all can stay appraised. Thanks.

In GEAR » Big Sky Revolution 2P or 3P?
August 28, 8:32am

Re: Nunatak
Custom. Quality. Light. Functional. Did you notice the upgrade price for eiderdown? Just an additional $125 per ounce of fill.

In GEAR » Nunatak
August 17, 9:57pm

Re: Sword Lake-Emigrant Wilderness
Commendable. Brave. And downright crazy! I'm glad you and others have what it takes to pull something like this off. The long term results will be amazing. Thanks.

In Post-Trip Reports » Sword Lake-Emigrant Wilderness
August 17, 7:27pm

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