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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Ice Cream on the PCT

In Philosophy & Technique » High Speed Backpacking - why
March 23, 2:23pm

Re: GG LT4 Expander Retrival - Retrieved!
Nice. Congrats! I would have lost a 6 pack. It seems nearly impossible that things would line up that well with those close tolerances. I'm glad it worked.

In Make Your Own Gear » glue for cuben fiber
March 23, 9:07am

Re: trekking poles
"I've not read anything or looked into trekking poles at all. Are they even necessary?" Not until after your first knee surgery. So, maybe, never. It's on on-going discussion ...

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 22, 8:56pm

Re: Superfeet
IF IF IF you decide to go with Superfeet, wait until your Big_Mile weekend is over. Now is not the time to be making changes in footware.

In GEAR » Superfeet
March 22, 7:30pm

Re: drying
We have dryer that has a fan in it. Hot air (140°F) moving across the trays takes about 8 hours. I don't have any idea how long it would take in an oven, or how to set the temperature low e...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How to Dehydrate Sauce?
March 22, 2:25pm

Re: Re: Arc Pata TNF Asolo
Ruohau, I think the word you want is "Bump". As in "Bump me to the top of the list". Not "Dump me over the edge."

In Gear Swap » Arc Pata TNF Asolo
March 22, 2:18pm

Re: Re: carbon monoxide
Ah, yes. Relative Risk versus Absolute Risk. 'A' can be 10x higher than 'B', and still be way below a critical threshold.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fuel for alcohol stoves
March 22, 12:45pm

: Up Hills v.s. Downhills and speed
"Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall is an interesting read, and, among other things, looks a distance running and foot strike.

In Philosophy & Technique » High Speed Backpacking - why
March 22, 10:01am

Re: GG LT4 Expander Retrival
I think a pilot hole followed by a rasp would be easier than cutting off the current handle, but that's your call. Let us know how things work out.

In Make Your Own Gear » glue for cuben fiber
March 21, 8:37pm

Re: food lists
Look Here on posting a spreadsheet. No reason it can't be food. And, IMHO, inserting into a thread keeps all the info together, versus posting on you profle, which Will change.

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 21, 4:07pm

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