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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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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

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

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