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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: "Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?"
"You have to get the leaves out with dry hands, however." ... and if cleverly remove several in anticipation of wet hands, place them carefully so a breeze doesn't waft them away...

In GEAR » Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?
May 10, 8:07pm

Re: Golden Oak Spring repaired?
Fine. Twice is enough.

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT: Most water carried?
May 10, 5:16pm

Re: Re: contamination
^^^^ "Hand sanitizer doesn't seem to be effective against [norovirus]." From WebMD - "Alcohol-based hand sanitizers [>65% alcohol] are clearly a very useful and importa...

In GEAR » Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?
May 10, 3:39pm

Re: "Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?"
"I did not share my gorp after that." I always "pour" food into someone's hands. Never allow them to stick a hand in a snack bag.

In GEAR » Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?
May 10, 1:37pm

Re: Black Diamond carbon fiber poles
"... my theory is the design of the grip which has almost no angle ..." Komperdell Vario on the left, and Black Diamond Ultra Mountain on the right. They look similar to me....

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 6
May 10, 1:12pm

Re: Wheat free menus
"Gluten free seems to be a rising trend for health reasons." IF you have a sensitivity. Otherwise, it is just marketing.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Wheat free menus
May 10, 10:11am

Re: What Shall I Do?
Read the Fine Print ... From the FAQ - Do I need to seal the seams on my new tent? You do not need to seam seal our tents as we use a stitching method that makes the seams really strong an...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 10, 10:06am

Re: Wow
Thanks for a great report. My wife and I hiked Black Ridge a month ago. It's a gem. AND... "Packraft America hooked us up with the Alpacka boats and carbon paddle rentals. From th...

In Post-Trip Reports » Mee Canyon to Westwater, Black Canyons Wilderness (Backpack to Packraft)
May 09, 9:22pm

Re: Re: Mothers Day Idea ...

In GEAR » Never buying from REI again
May 09, 1:39pm

WTB: Patagonia Tropic Comfort Hoody
Men's, Large, Stone - This is the old/prior version (not the "II", currently everywhere). The zipper pocket is the obvious clue. PM or direct to greg attt smgm dottt org

In Gear Swap » WTB: Patagonia Tropic Comfort Hoody
May 09, 9:27am

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