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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: cooking in a mug
I use a Fosters Cone from Trail Designs, with a few changes. I like to eat out of "bowl" and have hot water in progress as I cook and eat. (I know you said 'MUG', but read o...

In GEAR » cooking in a mug
July 30, 3:13pm

Re: 4th Vote for Dirty Girls
Thanks Art. Credit where credit is due. I had the wrong name on the right face.

In GEAR » Gaiter recommendation?
July 30, 12:58pm

Re: dirty girls
Since Xy is out playing I hijacked This Link so you can get an idea of what's up ... oh ya.... they also come in basic Black and simple Gray.... ....but don't go there when you can h...

In GEAR » Gaiter recommendation?
July 30, 12:49pm

Re: Gaiter recommendation?
Dirty Girl...$15 a pair. They work. They are cool, in many ways! A Velcro adhesive tabs get bonded above the heel of you shoe. It is solid. You never have to worry about an instep strap breakin...

In GEAR » Gaiter recommendation?
July 30, 12:12pm

Re: 3 nights in the Weminuche Wilderness
wem en ooch (equal emphasis, ignore the final 'e')

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3 nights in the Weminuche Wilderness
July 30, 7:36am

Re: Highest Winds Experienced in Pyramids / Mids / Hex / Tipi etc. ? (+ Intro)
Chris, The weak link is the pole. Fabric, lines, anchors, etc. are pretty much a given. But one using a Carbon Fiber trekking pole is going to go down before the one with the 1.50" three pie...

In GEAR » Highest Winds Experienced in Pyramids / Mids / Hex / Tipi etc. ? (+ Intro)
July 29, 11:13am

Re: Seam sealing
Good, 100%, GE silicone mixes well with mineral spirits, provided you have patience. Silnet is just high quality silicone. Spinaker is sealed with silicone. It's a match. For seam sealing I ...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear...
July 29, 8:50am

Re: More options?
Hendrik, In my Ohm I use a generic closed cell foam (CCF) pad 0.5x19x40 (inches) folded in thirds. The 1.5" standoff from my back is not an issue as it compresses somewhat. It provides more...

July 29, 8:33am

Re: Re: Denatured Alcohol on the JMT
Mark, Who is TM? Did you mean Muir Trail (MT) Ranch? If so, and if others have questions, they can get info from Pat at MTR via email. She was very responsive to my enquiries. As of 7/14 o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Denatured Alcohol on the JMT
July 28, 9:15pm

Re: FS: MLD Cuben SpeedTarp, GG SpinnTwinn
Matt, I like it. Light. SMALL package. Quite. Easy to set up. Great coverage. I'm just heading off in a different direction. Got specific questions? I'll try to answer them.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Cuben SpeedTarp, GG SpinnTwinn
July 28, 7:49pm

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