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Benen Huntley (benen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me I'm new to backpacking but love camping, rock climbing and the outdoors.
CityHighbury
StateSouth Australia
My PDF Gear ListBasic Gear List (summer and winter)

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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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That looks amazing! Impressive to do in 8 days!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
March 11, 5:37am

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That's so awesome! Often times the human race disappoints and upsets me but sometimes thongs like this happen.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thanks BPL!!!
March 11, 3:10am

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Ah nice one. I live near Modbury, not far north of the Adelaide. Definitely looking forward to th cooler temps coming up.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
March 11, 1:54am

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I just wanted to jump on and say a very late thankyou for the replies back in 2011. I never ended up doing the trail as some things came up unfortunately. But I'm back out hiking and looking fo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
March 10, 9:27pm

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I'm very lucky in that regard. My wife and I share very similar passions. She'd never had much to do with the outdoors before we got together but instantly fell in love with it when I intro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Converting my wife
March 10, 9:06pm

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I know this is an old post but I'm planning this with my wife for after winter and would love to pick your brain for some advice!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Converting my wife
March 06, 7:16pm

Re: Re: Tarp options
I've secided to just grab a couple of the heavy duty grey poly tarps. I've been looking at various pitches to help decide on dimensions for the tarps. Square and 2:1 seem to offer the most ...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 09, 4:46pm

Gourmet backcountry food
I don't har any photos yet but I have three things that have works out amazingly so far. Dehydrated fruit: kiwi, apple, banana, pineapple, strawberry all dehydrate amazingly Dahl: I make...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Gourmet Backcountry Food
December 08, 4:51pm

Tarp options
Can anyone comment on either Equinox Egret 1.9oz nylon tarp, Etowah Outfitters 1.9oz nylon tarp or Terra Nova 4000mm poly tarps? They are the 3 I have come across that look like they might be suita...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 07, 3:32pm

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I never thought of that, Peter. I've read a few reviews on the Kelty and there are quite a lot of people complaining that it is terrible in rain. I can't really risk that as we are keeping...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 07, 3:08pm

All Reader Reviews by Benen Huntley

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Hermits Hut
I just purchased two WM Ultralite bags from HH and they arrived today. I got an email to say when they were shipped and the shipped free from America to Australia. Couldn't be happier.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 31, 6:36am

Western Mountaineering The Company
As was previously said. I also live in Australia and they will not allow american retailers to sell to us. Ridiculous. I was surprised that I managed to purchase 2 sleeping bags from hermitshut which ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 23, 7:37pm