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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Keep walking
How long depends on temperatures and sunshine. By thin I mean your basic 1/4 crew running sock, versus a thick boot sock that will move around a fair bit when wet. So... maybe an hour? Maybe 30...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » barefoot stream fording?
October 18, 5:02pm

Re: Re: barefoot stream fording?
"If there are several crossings to be done, we just keep walking without taking anything off,..." +1 Taking 10 to 15 minutes to dry your feet and put on shoes chews up a lot of time...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » barefoot stream fording?
October 18, 4:28pm

Re: no cookset!
This year Amy and Jim Lauterbach covered the 450+ miles of the High Route Pyrenees without a cook kit. Although they ate in the huts and villages on occasion, the vast majority of their dinner mea...

In GEAR » PCT gear review Part III (misc.)
October 18, 4:19pm

Re: durability?
This was for "steam baking".... don't know yet about "dry baking"... I lightly oiled the pan before adding the batter. After baking it came out clean. A crumb or two st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Baking on the Trail
October 17, 10:57pm

Who Makes Light eVent Jackets?
I know about - Integral Design's Thru Hiker Montane's Halo RAB's Demand Pull-On Who else is making a lightweight eVent jacket With a hood?

In GEAR » Who Makes Light eVent Jackets?
October 17, 6:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Baking on the Trail
John, Good to know. I only had two mixes to work with, so went with what I know best. But I really want to do some dry baking. I've done it before and prefer the resulting color and texture....

In Make Your Own Gear » Baking on the Trail
October 17, 6:42pm

Baking on the Trail
We have steam baked in a ziplock many times, but wanted to find a way to bake a round, uniformly thick cake or muffin versus the "lump in a bag". I was after a "cake pan" for...

In Make Your Own Gear » Baking on the Trail
October 17, 5:38pm

Re: Apology
This is very small potatoes in the big scheme of things. Rest Well. Get Better. Good Luck.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Extraordinary Claims - Extraordinary Proofs
October 14, 7:28pm

Superhydrophobic Coatings Coming Soon?
Water Beading Maybe in a few years?

In GEAR » Superhydrophobic Coatings Coming Soon?
October 13, 9:53pm

Re: Silicone Trouble
Interesting observation on the silicone. I was going to caulk a tub. The tube was unopened, but a year or two old. I laid down a test bead on some wood. It never set up. Bought a new tube. I...

In GEAR » Silicone and Mineral Spirts Problem
October 12, 10:22pm

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