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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Joke
On this forum TP is Never a joke! The only reason this thread is so sedate is because Ben is gone.

In Chaff » Latest LNT Technology
October 21, 2:17pm

Re: Latest LNT Technology
I think it needs shades of brown...

In Chaff » Latest LNT Technology
October 21, 12:00pm

Re: 2 points
"make sure you have a good meal before sleeping ..." As I have recently learned, the thermic effect of a meal is only good for about 2 hours. After that you are at the mercy of your b...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 21, 7:47am

Re: synth
Ike, Unless your camp jacket is a VBL, how does it stop moisture transport into the down layer?

In GEAR » Synthetics should have caught or surpassed down by now!! Try harder
October 21, 7:43am

Re: Winter Pad
Benen, All down mats require the use of some sort of "inflator" - and Not your lungs. A little condensation won't hurt a NeoAir, but it will kill a down mat. A Big Agnes "Pu...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 9:33pm

Re: Golite jacket
Where does one find spray on silicone?

In GEAR » Skurka's Gear List and Commentary
October 18, 5:40pm

Re: Re: Food for Nighttime Heat - Update 2
Resting Metabolic Rate Got tested and I'm about 15% below "normal". So it's no wonder that I am sleeping cold. No amount of daytime food will carry me through the night. The ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Food for Nighttime Heat
October 18, 5:38pm

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

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