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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: ULA Ohm and bear canister
Yep. I've used a Weekender in an Ohm for at least 5 JMTs. I also pad the top edge with anything to avoid pinching/cutting the pack fabric with the aluminum top when inadvertently leanin...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm and bear canister
July 19, 7:14pm

Re: Cuben
MB- I believe you are correct. My Hexamid is 0.50, and now that I think about it, I'm sure I got the 0.74 for the ground sheet.

In GEAR » Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
July 19, 6:11pm

Re: Re: Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
The fabric is 0.50 ounce per yard laminate, with Spectra (I'm assuming) sandwiched inside.

In GEAR » Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
July 19, 4:32pm

Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
This is ground sheet made of 0.50 cuben I soaked a large bath towel, laid the ground sheet on it, laid a dark bedsheet on top of that, laid down a 48"x12" sheet of plywood, then walke...

In GEAR » Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
July 19, 4:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Drift ...
^^^ So on Day 2 of a 10 day trip you have a serious problem. Folks will start looking for you around Day 12. (I think this happened last year around Shepard Pass.) Call it what you want. I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
July 19, 3:40pm

Re: General observations from this year's season.
ITB Issues? The following links got me going after I though I was down for the count - http://www.runningwritings.com/2012/02/injury-series-biomechanical-solutions.html http://strengthrunn...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » General observations from this year's season.
July 19, 2:28pm

Re: Drift ...
Drifting ... "In regards to safety, I am going to invest in a GPS locator beacon thingie. I think they are a bit overpriced but in reality, for me, it is completely stupid to solo without o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
July 19, 1:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Low volume breakfast
"Usually, I eat some sort of crunchy honey granola with milk powder. However, that's not really volume efficient." 1) Find better granola, calorie-wise. 2) Add chopped nuts - peca...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low volume breakfast
July 18, 6:47am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Shipping a Canister
Steve and Steve - Air Arrival to Shuttle Departure is too tight. Easiest Solution: Buy another canister, test it, ship it. I'll do it tomorrow. The box is labeled. Tape is inside. I kn...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Flying to Hike, and Need a Canister to Cook
July 16, 9:11pm

Re: Re: Let me know if you need any help
"Did you check that the canister was working before hand?" Nooooooo.... I'm a Cone guy. Don't need to check anything. No moving parts. No valves. Well then, I will ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Flying to Hike, and Need a Canister to Cook
July 16, 7:32pm

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