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Andrew Lush (lushy) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Lake Mungo, Mutawintji NPs
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CityCurlwaa
StateNew South Wales
CountryAustralia

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All Forum Posts by Andrew Lush

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Re: Easton UL Carbon 3 Trekking Poles Spotlite Review
Never thought I'd see the day when Roger C was doing a trekking pole review... ;) Thanks Roger. I like using poles in nearly all hiking situations. Roger limits using them to snow conditi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Easton UL Carbon 3 Trekking Poles Spotlite Review
February 17, 11:28pm

Shopping for a new down sleeping bag - length question
Gday David, I am the same height as you. I strongly recommend that you go for the long version. If you choose a WM bag that means the 6'6" model. Yes there is a modest weight penalt...

In GEAR » Shopping for a new down sleeping bag - length question
October 26, 4:56am

BSA discrimination policy :(
>> True, but I think using "Gay" in derogatory sense can be quite a bit more hurtful than those colorful words. Hurtful? There was a libel case here in Australia a few years ...

In Chaff » BSA discrimination policy :(
October 26, 4:44am

Re: LED Headlamps and Lithium Batteries
It's not a good idea to use lithium batteries in the original Petzl Tikka XP model. It will still light up and you will be able to use it but the battery drains very quickly and as lithium batt...

In GEAR » LED Headlamps and Lithium Batteries
June 12, 11:27pm

Re: Poo Trowels
Gday Dale, Remember this: French whipping my potty trowel ? I do, after all these years!

In Philosophy & Technique » Poo Trowels
June 07, 11:28pm

Re:WM Caribou questions
Hi Nancy, The Caribou is great if your partner uses a tarp shelter. Its fabric resists getting wet quite well. I have used my Caribou under a tarp quite a few times in pretty heavy summer thunde...

In GEAR » WM Caribou questions
June 06, 12:14am

Te Araroa - The Long Pathway - New Zealand
A brand new continuous trail stretching the entire length of the North and South Islands of New Zealand is almost complete. The 3000km route will officially open later in 2011. Here's a link...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Te Araroa - The Long Pathway - New Zealand
June 05, 12:57pm

Re: Anyone use a Scarp in High winds
Gday Roger, >>>Great photo! Where was that? The photo was taken near Whites River Hut. We spent a few days up on the Rolling Ground and exploring around Dicky Cooper Bogong. A g...

In GEAR » Anyone use a Scarp in High winds.
June 04, 4:06pm

Re: Anyone use a Scarp in High winds
>>>Why weren't the Scarp tents guyed out at the midpole points in both of these cases? Sheeesh! It was dark and cold and there was a storm raging. I was warm and dry ( albeit mostl...

In GEAR » Anyone use a Scarp in High winds.
June 02, 11:38pm

Re: Anyone use a Scarp in High winds
I have a Scarp 1 and I was using it on a winter trip in the Snowy Mountains (Australia) last year. On the last night there was a massive storm. The wind howled and it rained and sleeted all night. ...

In GEAR » Anyone use a Scarp in High winds.
June 02, 12:22am

All Reader Reviews by Andrew Lush

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Tarptent Contrail
I just got back from a three week stroll in the mountains of the Great Dividing Range in south eastern Australia - and my home for this period was my new Contrail. The Contrail was so easy and so ...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 15, 5:20pm