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All Forum Posts by Don Selesky

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Re: Snow shell pants
This mirrors my experience in tne Northeast. I've had very good luck with both softshell pants and parka. For pants, I've been using the Montbell softshells, and recommend them.

In GEAR » Backpacking snow shell pants
October 27, 7:47pm

Re: HMG Porter in black.
My Porter 4400 is holding up well with the original white fabric. Don't see a real issue with what I have.

In GEAR » HMG Porter in black.
September 18, 9:46pm

Re: Re: Some Options
"For me, solo, it's a Trail Design's Caldera Cone Keg-H." I've got the Keg-F, essentially the same. Light weight and ease of use if you just need to boil a bit of water. ...

In GEAR » Looking for best UL cooking system
September 09, 6:21pm

Re: What is your favorite UL solo alcohol cook system?
Caldera Cone, Keg-F

In GEAR » What is your favorite UL solo alcohol cook system?
July 31, 7:40pm

Re: Addons
I have a couple of water bottle carriers from EMS that attach to the hip belt straps at the back. Unfortunately, I can't find them on their web site now.

In GEAR » Upgrades/add-ons to your HMG Porter?
July 16, 1:37pm

Re: Upgrades/add-ons to your HMG Porter?
Just a couple of hip belt pockets, plus their mesh front pocket. Other than that it's GTG.

In GEAR » Upgrades/add-ons to your HMG Porter?
July 15, 8:33pm

Re: Thoughts / questions on HMG Windrider Southwest pack
The first thing I'd do is to direct these questions to HMG. I'm sure they'd be glad to help you out, and if anyone can give you an accurate answer, they could.

In GEAR » Thoughts / questions on HMG Windrider Southwest pack
July 11, 11:29am

Re: re: Adding an inner to a poncho+trekking poles combination?
Looking at your original picture of your poncho/tarp pitched over your pad and bag, it looks like the tarp is pitched fairly high. The lower it's pitched the more weather resistant it would be...

In GEAR » Adding an inner to a poncho+trekking poles combination?
July 09, 6:44am

Re: you are me choose the best quilt possible
I'd second the recommendation for the Nunatak Arc Alpinist. The largest quilt is rated for 6' 4", but you can get them to make a custom size for your height and shoulder width if you ...

In GEAR » you are me choose the best quilt possible
July 08, 7:53pm

Re: re: Adding an inner to a poncho+trekking poles combination?
"@Don Selesky: Also Serenity Shelter from MLD, with all-silnylon front+back, could nearly be a solution... only need some more protection on the side (not much more...5-10 inch)" Yes, ...

In GEAR » Adding an inner to a poncho+trekking poles combination?
July 08, 7:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Don Selesky

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Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've had my 30F #3 bag down to 12F on a winter camping trip, wearing a mid-weight synthetic parka and pants, under a tarp and bivy combination. I was comfortable up to the 12F temps, although I w...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
May 04, 2:45am

Big Sky International
I ordered a tent about mid-December of last year also, and would be stunned at this point if it ever showed up. I suspect that you'll never get a refund simply because Big Sky doesn't have it - the f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 05, 2:02pm