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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Missy & Anna on Nolan's
Thanks Peter for posting this on BPL. Otherwise I would have missed history in the making.

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Nolan's 14
August 18, 4:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Missy & Anna on Nolan's
Two peaks to go. 4.5 hours remain on the 60 hour cutoff. They did the last peak (Antero) in about two hours. It's a talus "ridge walk" from Tabegueche (tab-ah-wash) to Shavano. ...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Nolan's 14
August 18, 1:37pm

Re: Re: pack ideas for a bony lady!
+1 on the Granite Gear WOMENS models. In my wife's opinion, they set the standard for a comfortable fit. Agreed, they aren't UL, but your wife will learn a lot (hopefully) about how a...

In GEAR » pack ideas for a bony lady!
August 18, 10:15am

Re: UL furniture
"Top with plywood..." Or triple-wall corrugated cardboard, cut, and hinged with good duck tape, would be fold-able and more portable.

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 16, 12:53pm

Re: UA sliders shrink
An unfortunate event, but typical of that kind of plastic. This Link Might Help.

In Make Your Own Gear » Killing crocs
August 16, 11:57am

Re: Re: Re: Nolan's 14
Noon here. Clouds are building over the ridge, and are dark on the bottom. No thunder yet. Fingers are crossed.

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Nolan's 14
August 16, 11:52am

Re: Pasta difficult to rehydrate?
Most of the rice pastas rehydrate well just sitting in hot water. Also, Barilla Tortellini (wheat flour) is ready after soaking for 15 minutes.

In GEAR » Canister vs Esbit
August 16, 11:49am

Re: Re: Nolan's 14
^^^ "Only", as in not fastpacking, UL packing, or backpacking. I doubt the OP was denigrating the effort.

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Nolan's 14
August 16, 9:01am

Re: Nolan's 14
I live at the base of the southernmost peak - Shavano. The weather here is terrible. The rumble of thunder has been continuous all day. The same yesterday. Hopefully tomorrow will be better...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Nolan's 14
August 15, 6:06pm

Re: *all*
Nicole, Both my Deuter and Camelbak have a wide, almost triangular, reinforced hose barb attachment. (Mine are old, so things may be different now...) Are the leaks occurring around the ...

In GEAR » Advice on water resevoirs?
August 15, 4:55pm

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