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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
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Re: Fuel bottles
Ben, Yes, for the "Straw". I tried to find a tube for the standard flip-tops but never got anything solid. I use a Caldera Cone. This eliminates the need to measure, as recovery is s...

In GEAR » Alcohol fuel bottles - show me yours!
March 26, 12:24pm

Re: Re: Fuel bottles
Ben, The Packa-Feather fuel bottle tops are threaded for soda bottles. To use them on some bottles a o-ring is needed to assure a seal.

In GEAR » Alcohol fuel bottles - show me yours!
March 26, 11:47am

Re: Re: Busting the Crust.
Washes, slickrock, and rock-to-rock hopping, in that order. Sometimes I backtrack and try another route. If I can, I brush my tracks where they leave a route, just to keep others from getting...

In Philosophy & Technique » Busting the Crust.
March 25, 12:55pm

Re: Backpack Capacity
"We want to fit all of that gear, plus a little more winter gear (rain coats and probably a few other things) and food and water for long trips." Benen, Another way to look at the dec...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 11:03am

Re: pack capacity
65L for you 50L for her. In the summer you'll have extra room, making packing less of a seam-busting exercise, and your winter stuff will fit. As you learn about gear you can always downsiz...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 10:20am

Re: Backpack Capacity
Benen, Go find a couple of boxes that you can tape together giving you a result that is close to the dimensions of a pack. For instance two wine boxes will give you 9x12x26 or 2800 ci or 46L. ...

In GEAR » Backpack Capacity
March 25, 10:06am

Re: NG
Congrats! and Onward... Thanks for posting here! Looking forward to more, if and when you can.. What an amazing journey... National Geographic Blog

In Post-Trip Reports » Andrew Skurka's trip?
March 24, 10:51pm

Re: Re: 30:40:30
Here's Calorie King. Enter brand name or item: 'Snickers' or 'chocolate'.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Help understanding trail nutrition
March 24, 8:14am

Re: flatter feet doesn't mean you won't benefit from arch
With SuperFeet and other insoles, if you are new to the game, pay attention to how well the insole arch matches your arch. I have a "forward" arch so although I'm in a 10.5 shoe, I...

In GEAR » Superfeet
March 23, 7:20pm

Re: Soto Micro Regulator Canister Stove
If you were a BPL member, you could read about it this review.

In GEAR » Soto Micro Regulator Canister Stove
March 23, 6:29pm

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