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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, and Central Australia.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
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Re: Trekking poles up hill adjustment
Mine are set at 111cm (I'm 175cm tall), which seems to be at about the ~standard parallel forearms level (or just a little higher). I never adjust them. If I knew I was about to do a really lon...

In Philosophy & Technique » Trekking poles up hill adjustment
April 24, 5:49am

Re: Pack is done... 0.7 ounces!!!
Looking forward to it Aaron!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Not nearly STUPID enough! Sub 1oz Pack?
April 22, 2:27am

Re: Re: Re: I tried on a pair...
"Lounge-worthy comfort" I'm not really a pants guy at all (easy people, don't get excited, I'm a shorts man). But I could really see myself loving a pair of pants like w...

In GEAR » No-frills, sub 10oz summer backpacking pants?
April 20, 1:47am

Re: Re: I tried on a pair...
I'm also looking for something similar to what you want Derek. My thoughts are to try on the latest stable of pants from established running gear manufacturers. Someone earlier mentioned und...

In GEAR » No-frills, sub 10oz summer backpacking pants?
April 19, 11:01pm

Interesting. I've done soak based permethrin and also used the sawyer spray bottles. Hard to know which is actually more effective without scientific testing, however; a) the total amount...

In GEAR » Definitive answers to MYOG Permethrin
April 19, 7:14pm

Re: #1 complaint about packing
Big stuff sack. About 6-8seconds I'd say. These ain't the roll and fold days anymore Ken ;-)

In Philosophy & Technique » #1 complaint about packing
April 18, 11:51pm

Re: Re: #1 complaint about packing
I agree with Roger. Putting on cold wet stuff every day and getting out of the warmth of the quilt/tent. That five minutes or so before everything warms up again after putting it on. Worst part of ...

In Philosophy & Technique » #1 complaint about packing
April 18, 9:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Fastpacking
Just read through the article and comments. I concur with Skurka, Aaron and Peter. Its a bit weird (to me) how many ultra runners have taken on "fastpacking". I've seen a few ul...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 18, 8:59pm

Drying tuna
Yes, its doable. I've done it in the past. Fine for rehydrating with meals (rehyd's very easily from memory). Sarah is totally correct. Do it outside. It stinks out your house to high he...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Drying packets of tuna or salmon?
April 17, 5:21am

Re: 2015 SOBO
What time would you leave SOBO to pretty much garantee that you will avoid northern/Sierra snow? Being later in the year in the Deserts at the bottom I'm guessing isn't much an issue (fo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 2015 PCT NOBO Limit
April 16, 12:06am

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