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All Forum Posts by Mitch Chesney

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Balancing the sky and landscape for vivid colors on both
It seems whenever I take a photograph of the landscape (perhaps landscape in shade) and include the sky, either the sky turns out white and the landscape is beautiful, or the sky is vivid blue and ...

In Photography » Balancing the sky and landscape for vivid colors on both
April 02, 3:49pm

Joshua Tree Coxcomb Mountains Backcountry
(Full photo gallery here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/112412640@N03/sets/72157642855019533/) After a long week of work I decided to enjoy some backcountry offerings in Joshua Tree. Little did...

In Post-Trip Reports » Joshua Tree Coxcomb Mountains Backcountry
March 24, 12:56pm

Re: The fabric matters
Whoa, are those specs right? 2 CFM for Polartec Alpha and 40 CFM for Nano Air? What is that stuff made of - cloud wisps?

In GEAR » New Polartec Alpha discussion
March 19, 5:16pm

It was a goat, and I needed to face north
Well your method was true but the standing east part was wrong, I needed to face north and it was a goat to swing. FYI to anyone else with the same issue, I selected the correct drop-down menu o...

In Community Support Forum » Changing the chronological order of the thread responses?
March 19, 3:29pm

Changing the chronological order of the thread responses?
Sometime since the last I logged in I have found the responses have switched chronological order on me. So now the original post is 3 pages deep and the newest responses are up front... makes catc...

In Community Support Forum » Changing the chronological order of the thread responses?
March 19, 3:18pm

Re: Yes
I was interested in its application as a baselayer vest (Rab Strata Vest) over a primaloft vest (Patagonia Nano Puff Vest). Specifically how it differs in transferring sweaty vapour, and possibly s...

In GEAR » New Polartec Alpha discussion
March 19, 12:39pm

New Polartec Alpha discussion
Has anyone experience with the new Polartex Alpha synthetic insulation? I was intrigued by their claim of improved vapour transmittance for near-next-to-skin performance over Primaloft, which acts...

In GEAR » New Polartec Alpha discussion
March 19, 12:34pm

Re: Update
Hey Edvin, that's a great little bag! I was about to ask if you'd make me one when I found this: http://www.skywall-clothing.de/EN/Gear/Gear.php although it's a little hassle having t...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Thoughts on a lightweight crampon bag
March 19, 11:35am

Making Goretex gaiters using material scavenged from USMC Goretex shell pants?
I have these old USMC Goretex shell pants from the Gen III line. They're heavy, super baggy, 34" inseam (I'm 30") and all-around unusable. I was thinking to cut them up and sew ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making Goretex gaiters using material scavenged from USMC Goretex shell pants?
March 19, 11:21am

The ol' dog is still king
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned it yet: The Patagonia R1 Hoody Nothing gets taken along more than my lime green R1 hoody - it seems to have such a wide and adaptive temperature range tha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
March 16, 1:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Mitch Chesney

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AlpineAire Vegan Mountain Chili
imagine taking an under-seasoned chili and grinding it to a paste. No good texture, just kind of gloop, and the taste wasn't exactly chili... it was just 'off' and I attribute it to the s...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 18, 11:49am

AlpineAire Pepper Steak with Rice
Not bad in whole. Texture is great and pepper flavour is definitely there, but it needs more seasoning. Try adding Siracha or Tabasco to bring it up to par with expectations. Not a bad base dish.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 18, 11:46am

AlpineAire Chicken Gumbo
Absolutely delicious. Rehydrates with proper texture from rice, chicken, and peppers. Looks and tastes like home-cooked meal. Just the right amount of spice to keep it interesting. Much better tha...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
November 18, 11:44am

Hammer Chocolate Peanut Butter
Unlike its brother, Peanut Butter Chocolate, this bar is actually quite delicious. It has less protein (14g vs 30g) but is quite edible and went down quick. Would buy again.

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
November 18, 11:41am

Hammer Peanut Butter Chocolate
Being starved, on the verge of 20 hours without food, and having just come down from the mountains I suspected I'd eat anything. This particular bar was something I had to force down - the peanut...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
November 18, 11:39am

Hammer Almond Cacao
Chewable, being neither hard nor soft, and the almond main body is lacking flavour supplemented by the bits of cacao spread throughout. Not my first choice but edible.

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
November 18, 11:36am