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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Pens?...and papers
"What about waterproof map paper?" Well, I just wrote some notes on a Trails Illustrated map with a #2 pencil. Its not as permanent as RitR paper but it would survive. Not all WP m...

In GEAR » Pens?
August 28, 4:44pm

Re: Re: Pens?
"I'm mostly certain that a pencil won't write on waterproof paper. That's likely the main reasoning behind it." A #2 pencil works just fine on Rite-in-the-Rain paper. I kn...

In GEAR » Pens?
August 28, 4:37pm

Re: pulled the trigger; our experience
EJ, I too am interested in your 'tweaks', the new fabrics, experiences, etc. It would be great if you would post here so all can stay appraised. Thanks.

In GEAR » Big Sky Revolution 2P or 3P?
August 28, 8:32am

Re: Nunatak
Custom. Quality. Light. Functional. Did you notice the upgrade price for eiderdown? Just an additional $125 per ounce of fill.

In GEAR » Nunatak
August 17, 9:57pm

Re: Sword Lake-Emigrant Wilderness
Commendable. Brave. And downright crazy! I'm glad you and others have what it takes to pull something like this off. The long term results will be amazing. Thanks.

In Post-Trip Reports » Sword Lake-Emigrant Wilderness
August 17, 7:27pm

Dewey, On the "Our Products" page - From the Woolite FAQ page: http://www.woolite.us/faq.shtml Q: Can all WOOLITE® products be used in warm or hot water as well as cold water?...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Winter Bag
August 17, 10:39am

Re: sevylor trail boat as sleeping pad
The Sevylor is specifically excluded from the "acceptable" list in the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic, suggesting that some feel it lacks ruggedness. But if you are not trying to b...

In GEAR » sevylor trail boat as sleeping pad?
August 17, 9:28am

Re: It's grizzly canister
Kier, Thanks for taking the initiative. I look forward to reading the reply.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anecdotal info on bear canisters
August 17, 9:25am

Re: It's grizzly canister
Kier, Hummm... Yep, still on the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee list. Old model? Or like you suggest, one very well trained bear.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anecdotal info on bear canisters
August 17, 9:09am

Re: '70s Bags
Dewey, Modern-day Woolite is a cold water detergent, un-friendly to down. SOAP is currently suggested, and many are offered by McNett, NikWax, and others.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Winter Bag
August 17, 8:43am

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