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Hilleberg
I've had a tough night out in a sleet storm in an Akto, and ended up selling it. I absolutely love my Soulo for trips that I take with Sully my Belgian Sheepdog. When my daughter comes along,...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
February 26, 7:04pm

I'm both
I really like all the ultralight techniques that I've learned on this forum, and comb the cottage industry websites like many of you do for the lightest, most functional gear. I also have a 9y...

In GEAR » Where are the lightweight backpackers? Not on the JMT...
August 29, 5:37pm

Nallo length
David, You are right about the Nallo length. I'm 6' and sold mine over that issue. Check out the Jannu. Don

In GEAR » Tent Recommendations for Canadian High Alpine
November 08, 8:25pm

Replaced mine
I had one of the first available NeoAir's and it seemed to lose inflation during the night, which I chalked up to my hot breath cooling. Well, it progressively got worse. Sent it in to CD, an...

In GEAR » Cascade Designs
March 28, 7:18am

Integral designs
Over the last few years I've collected all three of Integral Designs mountaineering tents, anyone of which I would part with. I've only used them in the SE, but I'm sure they would mee...

In GEAR » Storm worthy 2-3 person tent
March 20, 6:14pm

Tent Junkie speaks
I have to concur on the Carbon Reflex 2. That's my current favorite when it's me and the dog. I can even squeeze my petite 8yo daughter (she goes on most trips). I think it would be too ...

In GEAR » Recommend me a tent?
February 09, 1:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Ways to pack a tent
I have lost a pole bag for a Hilleberg Soulo in the steep and brushy. I was actually dropping the pack through the rhododendrons, then lowering myself hand over hand, repeat ad nauseum. When I fi...

In GEAR » Ways to pack a tent
January 30, 5:45pm

Been there.....
I know you are interested in a quilt, but I would highly recommend the Kifaru "Slick" bag for your application. I have one and have used it in the Yukon, and Alaska and can't say eno...

In GEAR » Synthetic quilt for sub-freezing temperatures
January 27, 8:23am

I have a G5000 from Mystery Ranch
To be honest, I love this forum and learn a lot. I consider myself a serious backpacker because I get out about twice a month, and spend a good deal of my treasure and thinking about backpacking. ...

In GEAR » Big, Heavy Packs
January 20, 1:05pm

Sold
Both appear to be sold

In Gear Swap » Scarp I and Contrail FS
September 30, 4:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Donald Browning

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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
The first one slowly leaked, and so did it's replacement. I've given up, as depending on this pad has left me flat on the ground several times. This is sad, because the comfort level is unmatched wh...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 16, 5:32am