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Re: stove platform
I've done a variation of that - a section of CCF pad covered with strips of aluminum tape. That way the aluminum stays glued to the foam.

In GEAR » Spray foam stove pad for snow camping?
November 21, 12:24pm

Re: points to consider
"Using a CC pad as part of your system gives you a backup in case of failure of the inflatable pad that you are unable to fix - but how often does that occur?" In my experience, once, ...

In GEAR » Results of comparing r-value, cost and weight to Downmat vs. Synmat
November 14, 8:08pm

Re: Re: First Ascent Frontpoint 2.0 jacket
Softshells, or a softshell/hardshell mix, come into their own when it gets below freezing. Even for general backpacking they're very useful. But I'm not sure I'd want to use one in an...

In GEAR » First Ascent Frontpoint 2.0 jacket
November 07, 5:08am

HMG packs
While I don't have the Circuit pack, I do have the Catalyst pack in the original fabric. Nice pack. However, if you're going to Cuben fabric I'd suggest you at least think about Hyper...

In GEAR » Cuben ULA CDT--How do you like it?
November 04, 5:43am

Re: Glove/mitten system
What do you mean by "cold." Florida cold? Minnisota cold? Give us a better idea of the temperature range you're operating in.

In GEAR » Glove/mitten system
October 30, 1:46pm

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

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