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twig . (bretthartwig) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Lightweight backpacker
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StateSouth Australia
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Re: re: trashed exped synmat
You can reseal synmats without much problem, just cut it to size , scrape back the insulation an inch or so with your fingernail and reseal with the edge of a hot iron on a hard surface - I have cu...

In GEAR » any use for a trashed exped synmat??
November 20, 7:02pm

9 day Overland Track Gear List
I would also be lightening up that tripod selection, carrying a tripod that weighs almost 4 times the weight of your camera doesn't seem like the best option. Years ago I did the overland for p...

In Gear Lists » 9 day Overland Track Gear List
November 16, 5:26am

Re: Re: IKEA timer
I've done the ikea timer trick, it works really well!! I just used one of the sticky mounts instead of drilling. http://www.wired.com/2011/09/ikea-hack-time-lapse-panning-tripod-from-kitchen...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report +Video Kearsarge to Mt Whitney
November 06, 1:02pm

Re: Five Days in Yosemite in October
Looks amazing. I'm coming back to America to do this hike , but mainly to get one of those burgers!

In Post-Trip Reports » Five Days in Yosemite in October
October 22, 9:25pm

UL deep winter bag... stuffed with 16 lbs of down
Bag seemed like a bargain, but the shipping cost to Australia of $1,993.20 puts it just out of my reach.

In GEAR » UL deep winter bag... stuffed with 16 lbs of down
October 17, 9:03am

Re: Tasmania Overland Track - alcohol fuel stoves permitted?
Alcohol stoves are fine to use, methylated spirits or metho is the local term and Trangias are still a popular stove choice. http://bushwalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=12844

In Pre-Trip Planning » Tasmania Overland Track - alcohol fuel stoves permitted?
August 31, 6:38pm

Bump
Bumpity bump, Will also include three used gatorade bottles and a next in line pass to the mysterious western box

In Gear Swap » Bumping Not Allowed People
August 27, 10:06pm

Collapsible water bottles - why?
With a tiny pack like a golite ion every bit of space counts and a bottle that can conform to the available space makes packing easier. For me the "slosh factor" is the biggest plus, when...

In GEAR » Collapsible water bottles - why?
August 23, 9:59am

Re: Re: Backpacking 8000 miles around the perimeter of the US on Amtrak
Brilliant Manfred, Thanks for sharing an amazing adventure!

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking 8000 miles around the perimeter of the US on Amtrak
July 02, 5:19am

How does everyone store their DLSR camera gear in their packs?
Check out ortlieb, not sure on weight, but good protection, mine has a dry bag fold over top.

In Photography » How does everyone store their DLSR camera gear in their packs?
June 06, 3:41pm

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