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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Re: Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
Ian, Chlor-Floc. This has potential. My order is placed. Thank You! Alum + Chlorine. Pre-dosed at 1 tablet/liter. $12/30 tablets - 40¢/liter. Usage Instructions:> Modifie...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 09, 4:11pm

Re: Sediment Sources
After bailing from my hike, I went fishing at Lee's Ferry Arizona, the outflow of the Glen Canyon Damn on the Colorado. About 7 miles below the dam, the Paria River by itself was dumping a...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 09, 11:47am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Still Muddy
My gallon bags had about 1/4 cup of solids in them - from "flour" to identifiable pieces of "sand". I was able to get about 2 liters out of a gallon bag - so about 1/8 cup of th...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 07, 10:06pm

Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
My permit for an eleven day Nankoweap to North Kaibab Loop had a start date of September 23rd. On the 22nd I hiked about 4 miles from Point Imperial to the trailhead just outside the park, setting...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 04, 7:14pm

Re: cuben ground cloth
I found two more holes with this technique, but the one shown above is originates from the seam. I head out tomorrow, so it will be about three weeks before I can do a comprehensive check.

In GEAR » Cuben Ground = Sieve
September 19, 7:48pm

Cuben Ground = Sieve
This .75 Cuben ground cloth has seen about 20 nights on the JMT, and maybe 10 nights in Colorado, and maybe 10 in the Grand Canyon. I placed a bath towel on the floor, soaked it, laid the Cuben ...

In GEAR » Cuben Ground = Sieve
September 19, 2:55pm

Re: Single AA battery headlamps
Mark S in This Thread said - "Red light in itself does not preserve night vision. "If you go for a brighter light it does not matter if it's red green or blue it will still aff...

In GEAR » Single AA battery headlamps
September 19, 2:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Calling out ankle woes sufferers
Now THAT is "walking your talk".

In GEAR » Calling out ankle woes sufferers
September 18, 9:15pm

Re: lol
"What is the best/cheapest ultralight tent out there..." Yep. That is laughable.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
September 18, 4:26pm

Re: Removing pine sap from down jacket?
Alcohol and a soft cotton cloth. Push the down away from the spot. Snap the fabric with your finger. Drip the alcohol on the cloth, enough to easy squeeze out, but not dripping wet. Do this ...

In GEAR » Removing pine sap from down jacket?
September 18, 11:58am

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