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Gary Pikovsky (gosha007) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me Windsurfer, mountaineer, hiker, nectarine addict.

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Super windy and cold SUL
So any SUL gear tips for winter and shoulder season Presies?

In Gear Lists » LIST: SUL below freezing possible?
April 10, 3:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Regarding weather
@Jake - Ah, I see what you mean. Yeah, President in a day is great in the summer, esp in sunny weather. I've done a winter Presi traverse in one day with some friends. That was probably the har...

In Gear Lists » LIST: SUL below freezing possible?
April 10, 11:13am

Re: Re: Re: Regarding weather
Jake, I'm sorry, but I don't think I ignored your question. My main point was - in a whiteout, you're in a bad situation, wether or not you're SUL. With the stuff I'm taking ...

In Gear Lists » LIST: SUL below freezing possible?
April 10, 8:14am

Regarding weather
Yes, during white-outs it could be extremely difficult to orient. I wouldn't try to focus on SUL in conditions like this if I didn't have a good grasp of local terrain. People have, indeed,...

In Gear Lists » LIST: SUL below freezing possible?
April 09, 9:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Better than PossumDown
That's great. Polygiene looks like that one final missing piece. If there's no smell it's a near perfect base layer piece. Is there a way to tell which is the newest fleece with Poligie...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Better than PossumDown
April 04, 10:36am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Better than PossumDown
Justin - first of all, thanks for the fantastic response. It's funny, as I learned about this stuff, I looked into the same spots as you - Alpaca, musk ox and other natural fibers. Eventual...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Better than PossumDown
April 04, 7:20am

Re: Re: Better than PossumDown
This is great! Any chance you can post some links to your sweater and some of the rabbit and alpaca clothing?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Better than PossumDown
April 03, 7:03am

Shelter
John - no issues with current shelter. I won't be camping in the 100+ mph wind, just hiking in it. At night, I would come down to the trees. If it's 100mpj above trees, it's only about ...

In Gear Lists » LIST: SUL below freezing possible?
April 02, 7:29am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: LIST: SUL below freezing possible?
You'd never camp above treeline when the wind is so strong. I always camp below the trees when the shit hits the fan. The trees really reduce the wind. So Locus Gear Khufu Sill with a short sno...

In Gear Lists » LIST: SUL below freezing possible?
April 01, 7:55pm

Alternative to FF
Thanks for the detailed post. It makes sense about the double duty being not fully dependable in dire situations. I think for two-three day hikes the stake system should be good, but for longer the...

In GEAR » The lightest, most efficient and compact SUL esbit stove kit may be here (with photos)
April 01, 7:51pm

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