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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
greg at smgm dot org

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Re: Re: Locking zipper help
As noted in my link above - "I remove the locking spring on many of my lightweight tops and shells..." Many of my hoody and shell zips are #3, a few are #5, and most come with just ...

In GEAR » Locking zipper help
October 28, 10:38am

Re: Locking zipper help
I don't know that particular zipper by number, but - Maybe this will help. Your image looks very similar, with the locking tooth at the "top" end of the body. Good Luck.

In GEAR » Locking zipper help
October 27, 9:27pm

Re: Hot Granola
"instant oatmeal" is a binder for wallpaper. Add hot water to any Good granola. Taste, texture, and calories are all there.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 27, 9:52am

Re: Hoody
Dr. Jordan, at one time, modeled sleeping in a hoody (Cocoon) that he was wearing backwards. It has enough volume to avoid intimate contact with the face, but does indeed provide full coverage. ...

In GEAR » Cold face when sleeping
October 27, 9:49am

Re: Re: The TP issue
"At some point, the wiser and more pragmatic course of action is to take responsibility for the unhappiness in yourself and your life, ...." yatta yatta yatta Oh give me a break...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 26, 9:36pm

Re: Here
From Yosemite Conservancy - "Past projects funded by the Conservancy expanded Yosemite’s bear-monitoring system to alert wildlife managers when collared bears enter developed areas. ...

In On the Web » Yosemite Bears
October 26, 7:33pm

Re: idea for unique extreme cold weather top insulation.
It will take a gazillion CO2 cartridges to fill a quilt 3" thick.

In GEAR » idea for unique extreme cold weather top insulation.
October 25, 8:39pm

Re: REI Returns
I returned an Exped UL7 with a separated baffle, that I bought 3 years ago. Clearly a manufacturing/design defect. (The Exped warranty is 2 years on the UL line.) I received a full refund, no qu...

In GEAR » REI Returns
October 25, 5:22pm

Re: Re: Re: It pays to be small
A short, stout human and a tall, thin one weighing the same (and in the same athletic condition, roughly): who would carry more? From the article - "The weight that the limiting body s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » It pays to be small
October 25, 8:05am

SOLD: Exped Synmat UL7 LW
SOLD Exped Synmat UL7 LongWide 78x26x2.8 per Exped, and 20.2 oz on my scale. Used about 15 nights. No stuff sack or repair patches. Minor spots on the outside of the top surface - ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped Synmat UL7 LW
October 22, 5:09pm

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