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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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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

Re: Anecdotal info on bear canisters
Approved canister diameters and wall angles are designed to defeat grizzlies, and they do. But a canister that is "black bear" resistant is not necessarily "griz resistant"...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anecdotal info on bear canisters
August 17, 8:33am

Re: base weight
It is insightful to list weights by category of worn, packed, consumable, etc. Those numbers provide a quick overview of how things were accomplished, even if there are variations in approach. ...

In GEAR » What Do You Consider "Base Weight"
August 17, 8:20am

Re: SHR
That thread is found here.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Sierra High Route-1 partner needed for a section
August 16, 9:45pm

Re: point of diminishing gains v.s. Bear Cannister
A lighter canister might be possible, but the Ursack is already at about 8 ounces for the same volume as a Weekender. The Ursack folks have been trying to get a straight-up answer why their prod...

In GEAR » Have we hit the point of diminishing gains?
August 15, 2:55pm

Re: Triptease?
It's your call. Climb up on the roof......

In Philosophy & Technique » Lowering a pack using rope
August 14, 5:33pm

Re: hmm, but...
John, Is someone downclimbing first? If so, they are the elf. If not, yep, more rope.

In Philosophy & Technique » Lowering a pack using rope
August 14, 4:17pm

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