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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

Re: Adding an inner to a poncho+trekking poles combination?
[sigh] "Super-cheap" eliminated all of my suggestions... You can get an inner bug shelter from people like Mountain Laurel Designs. I used theirs with a tarp last summer for 5 days in...

In GEAR » Adding an inner to a poncho+trekking poles combination?
July 08, 8:54am

Re: Re: Re: HMG UltaMid 2 first impression and pics
Ah! Thanks.

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid 2 first impression and pics
June 15, 4:49pm

Re: HMG UltaMid 2 first impression and pics
FWIW, the Ultamid isn't on the HMG webpage today as an option under "shelters." Discontinued?

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid 2 first impression and pics
June 15, 1:52pm

Re: What's your light or UL internal FRAMED pack?
HMG Porter 4400 (formerly "Expedition"). Great pack that carries very well. I use it when I need the capacity to haul bulky winter loads, or for longer trips. No complaints at all.

In GEAR » What's your light or UL internal FRAMED pack?
June 02, 7:31am

Re: Best Cuben Fiber Pack - 40-50L
I've got the HMG Porter 4400, which I use for winter trips or whenever I need the capacity. It carriesloads very well, and seems quite well built. No complaints.

In GEAR » Best Cuben Fiber Pack - 40-50L
May 26, 6:41am

Re: Another good answer
The Porter 4400 (formerly the Expedition) is useful for more than carrying the stereo and the hibachi. When I head out in the winter the pack is filled with a lot of down clothing and a sleeping b...

In GEAR » HMG vs. Zimmerbuilt
May 25, 9:18pm

Re: JRB vs. Nunatak
I have two Nunatak and one JRB quilts. Of the two companies, I'd give a nod to Nunatak, but it's a matter of degree. If cost is important, the offerings from Enlightened Equipment seem ...

In GEAR » JRB vs. Nunatak
May 03, 3:30pm

Re: Hammocks
"Had a Hennessy and used it for a year. Bought a warbonnet and gave the Hennessy away. The WBBB is FAR superior, try one for one night and you'll be sold." Which model did you have?

In GEAR » Hammock for NH white mountains direttissima 2013 HH Hyperlight vs WBBB???
April 01, 1:14pm

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