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James McIntosh (JamesMc) - BPL Guest

My Locale Near Bass Strait
About Me I walk in Victoria and Tasmania, also do a little climbing and back country skiing.
CityMelbourne
StateVictoria
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.jamesmcintosh.id.au

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Where I went
I'm home now, so here's where I went. Drove from Phoenix to Moab. Horrible town in a great location. Explored the desert for a few days, then went for a walk up Mt Tukuhnikivatz. This...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best one week hike in lower 48
August 25, 7:52pm

Try NZ
Try posting to New Zealand hunting site. "Pack hunting" for feral deer etc is well established there. These guys a pretty hard core walkers, not the yobs one associates with hunt...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpack hunting
August 03, 6:28am

water
I think one bottle of water would have been sufficient. :-D

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mountain rescue's fury at stag-do revellers who climbed Snowdon in a thunderstorm while wearing just PYJAMAS
July 05, 5:31am

Do you REALLY need to purify?
Here's another thought. Do you really need to purify water in the wilderness? Here's a little story. In the lead up to the year 2000 Olympics in Sydney Australia, the sensitivity of th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » water management
July 03, 6:22am

OK
OK OK OK I'll camp in the trees, but not near a tall one. Thanks for the link John. James

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping high in Colorado in summer
July 03, 5:50am

Camping high in Colorado in summer
What are people's thoughts about camping above the timberline in Colorado during the monsoon season? I'm particularly wondering about the hazard from electrical storms in the afternoons of...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping high in Colorado in summer
July 01, 5:51am

re solo
I do, but mostly on trails. And am in Australia. I prefer company but often that just doesn't work out.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » how many of you do solo trips?
June 27, 2:38am

Not in America
Based on my dealings with very unhappy security staff at Detroit airport who couldn't open my old suit case with sticky latches, I don't think Roger' s way would go down very well in Am...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Protecting your pack during air travel
June 25, 6:12am

Re: Re: Mini Air Horn
What is normal practice when camping above the timber line with no trees to hang from? JamesMc

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bears bears bears
June 04, 6:14am

Macpac Tents
Love my Olympus - and Minaret for going lighter. James McIntosh

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 3: The Mini-Reviews
April 27, 3:45am

All Reader Reviews by James McIntosh

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Leukotape P Sports Tape
Actually I don't like Leukotape sports tape for blister prevention at all. What you need is something that has a slippery outer surface, so that it slides freely against your sock. This reduce...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
October 11, 6:37pm