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Anna T (anzt) - BPL Guest

My Locale Victoria, Australia
About Me I'm a half-Kiwi, half-Aussie, lady in my mid-twenties who loves backpacking around Australia and New Zealand with my approx. 4-5kg baseweight pack.
CityMelbourne
StateVIC
CountryAustralia

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All Forum Posts by Anna T

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Skirts
I'll step up for the ladies! I'm a female skirt-hiker. I love them for the reasons already mentioned by others in this thread. However, I do wear thin bike-short things underneath to sto...

In GEAR » women wearing skirts
January 23, 3:06pm

Flask opening
Huh, I've never found it a problem to fill - I just use the supplied funnel. My one gripe with the flask is that the cap has no attachment to the body, and it would be quite easy to lose. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best UL container/carrier/flask for whisky or scotch?
May 09, 4:49pm

Packs
Speaking only from personal experience, I like both my Deuter Futura SL (34L) and my Exped Backcountry 55 (waterproof!). I have quite a short back length and like almost all weight being transferr...

In GEAR » Pack suggestion for the wife
May 01, 10:33pm

Ti Flask
Mine is 'kinda UL' - at best. It's the Titanium Curved Flask from Snow Peak. I love it to bits, and it's one of my hiking luxuries. I figure that if I'm buying top quality ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best UL container/carrier/flask for whisky or scotch?
April 15, 10:38pm

Maybe others?
Sorry, I didn't realise that registrations had closed. Have a poke around Meetup - lots of Melbourne hiking groups available!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Looking for hiking buddie(s) in Victoria, Australia
April 03, 9:56pm

Thanks
Thanks Erik, will pop you an email today/tomorrow.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 (must post to Australia)
April 03, 9:20pm

Meetup
Hi Philip, I'm involved with this crew: http://www.meetup.com/Geographically-Challenged-Adventures/ Good bunch of people, and they do a varied range of walks, including pack hikes and lon...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Looking for hiking buddie(s) in Victoria, Australia
April 03, 9:13pm

WTB: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 (must post to Australia)
Hi everyone, I'm looking to buy a Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 in excellent condition. I live in Australia, and the package must be able to arrive by 19 April. Is anyone able to help out plea...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 (must post to Australia)
April 03, 4:30pm

Homesick!
I spent part of my childhood near Arthur's Pass - beautiful part of the country. Like you, I'm now in Aussie. Lovely writeup - thanks for making me homesick, though!! :D

In Post-Trip Reports » 3 Passes (extended version) Route, Arthurs Pass, New Zealand
April 02, 4:09pm

Layered bags
Hi Misha, I'm not able to give advice on bag temperature spacing... but... I recommend you do some thread searches for bag layering. You may find that a 20 or 30 degree bag plus a synthetic ...

In GEAR » A Bag For All Seasons
March 31, 4:48am

All Reader Reviews by Anna T

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LightHeart Gear Cuben Solo W/Awning
I had Judy whip me up a Cuben Solo with Awning and double doors late last year. So far, I have used this for about five nights in dry, but extremely windy (gusts around 100km/hr), conditions. I'...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 28, 5:24pm

Exped SynMat UL 7
The Exped SynMat UL7 is my first inflatable pad for backpacking. I have used it for approximately 20 nights so far in New Zealand and Australia in a range of conditions. I adore it! I am a cold s...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 27, 4:44pm

Snow Peak Mini Solo Ti Cookset
I chose this cookset after a lot of research. I have now used it approximately 30 times. I find it a perfect ultralight cookset for one, with a couple of extremely small grumbles. I agree with the ...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 27, 4:34pm