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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
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Skurka Nears Finish
Andrew Skurka is closing in on the finish of his latest epic - 4700+ miles around Alaska and the Yukon. Here are some clips from Roman Dial's recent rendezvous in the Brooks Range. Here a...

In Post-Trip Reports » Skurka Nears Finish
September 02, 6:51pm

Re: Re: Re: re:beer can rim
...a rolled rim after he cuts it down to 16 oz.

In GEAR » Creating a rim on a beer can pot
September 01, 6:21pm

Re: re:beer can rim
Basic scissors will do that. Mark your target line and cut a spiral down to it.

In GEAR » Creating a rim on a beer can pot
September 01, 5:54pm

Re: alcohol fuel stove consumption rates
Figure on an ounce (weight) of 85% ethanol per liter of 40°F water. So, 4 ounces. You probably won't notice if you take 6 ounces, 'just in case'. But weigh before you go, and we...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » alcohol fuel stove consumption rates
September 01, 2:09pm

Re: I am going solo but?
Alternative: An Emergency Personal Locator Beacon like the FastFind 210, $250 at REI, no annual subscription, 5 year battery life, 6 ounces. (There are newer and better in the pipeline.) I ge...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I am going solo but?
September 01, 12:59pm

Re: "Hand Sanitizers: My Journey Towards Discovering Best Practices for Wilderness Hygiene"
David, I didn't wade through your post so maybe I missed a point or two... But... most of this stuff is for clinical settings were crud, dirt, etc. on the hands is not typical. When hands a...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hand Sanitizers: My Journey Towards Discovering Best Practices for Wilderness Hygiene
September 01, 9:27am

Re: The Smell: Unscented
Dr. Bronners does have an unscented version, but it is hard to find.

In Editor's Roundtable » Hand Sanitizers: My Journey Towards Discovering Best Practices for Wilderness Hygiene
September 01, 8:49am

Re: Re: Drift.....
I purchase from MEC (Canada) and their shipping rate to Colorado/US is ....guess what.... $19US. Even if the items exceed the "Free Shipping" threshold, it's still $19. It's ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bpl head net
September 01, 8:13am

Re: GTX Shoes for Dust
Greg, GTX and Dirty Girls Will keep your feet clean. However, expect to have Warm feet. This was my initial setup, but hot feet and then wet feet from stream crossings drove me to open mesh (a...

In GEAR » GTX Shoes for Dust
August 30, 5:29pm

Nankoweep to Little Colorado: Got Advice?
I'm looking for information on this Grand Canyon route from Nankoweep Creek to the Little Colorado River. Most likely in late September. (Don't want to get snowed in on the North Rim.) ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Nankoweep to Little Colorado: Got Advice?
August 26, 4:58pm

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