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Peter Vickerson (mtbarney) - BPL Guest

My Locale Australia
About Me I'm 69. Took up bushwalking three years ago at my wife's urging. I thought I'd hate it but I love it. We have progressed fairly quickly to doing challenging multiday hikes in Oz and NZ.
Our current focus is learning to ski so we can do some backcountry skiing in KNP. Intending to purchase Ti Goat Vertex tent with wifi stove to set up a base camp in KNP where we can improve our AT skiing skills.
CityBrisbane
StateQueensland
CountryAustralia

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Satellite phones
I live in Australia and have used an Immarsat phone for hiking in Australia and New Zealand. I did a lot of research and came to the conclusion that Iridium had much better coverage. I went to the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 1 - Introduction
March 20, 5:43pm

bad ankles
I don't know if this will help, but I had a serious problem with rolling my ankles. The last time it happened I was off hiking for three months. Surgery was an option, but I thought I'd try...

In GEAR » Need advice - bad ankles
August 09, 4:56pm

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