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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Dry Baking Set Up Questions
"Some say “don’t do it” because the non-stick material will burn off with high temps" It depends on the type of non-stick coating. An organic coating like "teflon" w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dry Baking Set Up Questions
November 30, 1:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: $18 shipping
Received a ULA Circuit about a week ago - $18 for shipping. Because of the hoop, the box was 24x4x14. I just sent it back - $19 to do so, FedEx 5 Day. (No insurance) It is what it is. I d...

In Gear Deals » SMD has started sales
November 30, 1:46pm

Re: Re: ratios
"These included the maximization of glycogen restoration, especially when the time period between exercise sessions is short." Any period longer than 8 hours which includes a balan...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 30, 11:46am

Re: ratios
"If the right study exists, though, I'd love to see it." A long time ago I was part of a "nutrition study" run by a major university. There was no interest, let alone co...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 30, 9:07am

Re: Nylon Odor Barrier Bags
"Besides, if you guys want something much better than ordinary polyethylene bags, then get some Nylofume bags." NyloPro Bags - 2x stronger and 50% thinner than 2mm polyethylene bags ...

In Gear Deals » large size ziplocks on Amazon
November 29, 8:48pm

Re: Down fill weight percentage of total weight
Sure, it's a factor, but what do you mean by "comparing"? Warmth? Weight? Fit? DWR? Construction? Packed Volume? Price? What conditions are you addressing and what are t...

In GEAR » Down fill weight percentage of total weight
November 29, 2:52pm

Re: Daiwa?
+1 on the Kiyose line. I'd be happy to send you a "33SF" for a test drive. Also, from experience, I know that a replacement section will have issues. The tolerances at each e...

In Fishing » Broke my BPL Hane - need 2nd segment - does anyone else have a broken BPL Hane with an intact 2nd segment?
November 29, 10:50am

Re: Re: Why is this forum so inactive?
"... dealing with the haters is not worth it." Yep. When the third post of a Trip Report is a criticism of honesty you know things are heading south. So carry on your dialogue ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Why is this forum so inactive?
November 29, 10:38am

Re: Re: boundary waters
Portagé - We position our landing to provide dry footing for our "pick and carry". Bow exits, with smalls, sets them down-trail, returns, and if needed, stabilizes while Stern exits...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Boundary Waters trip
November 27, 9:38pm

Re: Photo?
Is that photo from Section Hiker&'s blog?" Copyright Martin Rye, in the lower right.

In Gear Swap » MLD white cubin duomid
November 27, 2:18pm

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