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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Hubba Hubba
"My Hubba Hubba happened to also leak through the seams in the floor and the fly." The Hubba Hubba has factory tape on all seams, so if in fact is leaking there, versus condensing, run...

In GEAR » Thoughts on tent before I pull the trigger
April 07, 7:10pm

Re: Re: Efficiency with water tablets
Nate, Obviously YMMV, but I have Never been able to tear open a MicroPure foil. Guess I need more strength training and then lessons from Ben.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Efficiency with water tablets
April 07, 5:56pm

Re: Efficiency with water tablets
When I used Plattys I took one that I had cut in half to use as a scoop. I also had an "open cap" with 3 layers of mosquito mesh to serve as a "debris" getter. Now I use a s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Efficiency with water tablets
April 07, 5:52pm

Re: Re: RE Artic Tent/Stephenson
Mr.Hage and Ms Stowe seemed to avoid "packing their fears" in their adventures on Denali in 2007 and 2009. Denali 2007 Denali 2009

In GEAR » Arctic tent
April 07, 5:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Ti-Tri Caldera & Charcoal Disks
Thanks Donna. I think this is worth looking at with respect to "cooking" versus just boiling in a Ti-Tri. Who wudda thunk...

In GEAR » Ti-Tri Caldera
April 07, 4:55pm

Re: Ti-Tri Caldera & Charcoal Disks
I see that some charcoal suppliers provide "pre-scored logs". Presumably, with a little practice, you could break off a "15 minute simmer" or a "45 minute bake", to...

In GEAR » Ti-Tri Caldera
April 07, 3:32pm

Re: Re: RE Artic Tent/Stephenson
"Not enough poles to handle really bad weather." The poles are large diameter, pre-curved, and quite strong. The issue I have had, in serious long-term wind, is that the lack of a ...

In GEAR » Arctic tent
April 07, 3:27pm

Re: Re: Ti-Tri Caldera & Charcoal Disks
"Swift-Lite charcoal tablets burn evenly, light easily and do not explode." Implying that other brands DO explode? This could be interesting, very interrrresting.

In GEAR » Ti-Tri Caldera
April 07, 3:19pm

Re: Ti-Tri Caldera & Charcoal Disks
Donna, The charcoal disks are intriguing. Once they are "lit", is it possible to extinguish them, short of dunking them in water? This could be an good solution for backcountry &qu...

In GEAR » Ti-Tri Caldera
April 07, 3:07pm

Re: Footprints
Chris, I just took what is currently posted from each site. I have no idea if they are updated or not. Looking at the posted "product sheet", there Might me a 2" growth on width. B...

In GEAR » SMD Haven vs. TT DR
April 07, 2:04pm

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