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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: $125??
That sale caused quite a bit of moral consternation, depleted bank accounts, and marital dispute. (none of which apply to me.) But it was Fun.

In Gear Lists » Help me pare down my gear for a speed hike
March 19, 6:00pm

Re: Re: Skeptical
eVent is PU. They just know how to engineer it to be W/B.

In GEAR » Cocona Vs. eVent
March 19, 5:56pm

Re: Modifying a sleeping bag
I got the #5 in some reeediculous blow-out sale last year for $125. It was a no-brainer. Your luck may vary.

In Gear Lists » Help me pare down my gear for a speed hike
March 19, 5:48pm

Re: cocona
Konrad, Thanks for the link. So, as mentioned above, it comes down to whether "Cocona plus PU" is better than what eVent has done with "their PU". Is carbon sequestering ...

In GEAR » Cocona Vs. eVent
March 19, 5:45pm

Re: cocona
"Cocona now claims to have invented the the best breathable waterproof fabric... " I couldn't find "waterpooof" on their web site, only "odor management". Su...

In GEAR » Cocona Vs. eVent
March 19, 5:28pm

Re: How to Dehydrate Sauce?
Do you have non-stick sheets that go on you dryer trays? If so, spread the sauce to an even thickness and dry it. If not spread it on parchment paper on the tray. (Test a single tray first to b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How to Dehydrate Sauce?
March 19, 4:20pm

Re: budget solo shelter help
Jeff, You have to determine how much "hang time" you'll have in camp. If you are doing "speed hikes", Minimal has it advantages. If you have inclement layover days the...

In GEAR » budget solo shelter help
March 19, 1:39pm

Re: Help me with my sleep system!
"First some background. I am the coldest sleeper in the known universe. I am 55+ years old and skinny as a rail with no body fat, and when I go to sleep, my metabolism apparently just shuts of...

In GEAR » Help me with my sleep system!
March 19, 1:31pm

Re: Marmot Hydrogen Option.
I did a similar thing to a Montbell #5. I first removed the hood, and left it open for access to the down. I removed the zipper and anti-snag panels from the bag, and left the edges open. ...

In Gear Lists » Help me pare down my gear for a speed hike
March 19, 1:15pm

Re: "Help me pare down my gear for a speed hike"
Nate, A thought about tarps - You can always get a carbon fiber "front pole" and be ready to go for under an ounce. Then setup would be consistent and fast every time. And do think a...

In Gear Lists » Help me pare down my gear for a speed hike
March 19, 12:33pm

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