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Shahrin Bin Shariff (zzmelayu) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the shadow of Table Mountain
About Me Love walking. Haven't done much since getting married and having 4 children. Nearing retirement and dreaming of doing the PCT.
CityCape Town
CountrySouth Africa
My PDF Gear ListTMB Dry-Run

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All Forum Posts by Shahrin Bin Shariff

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Re: two more left!
Andrew, I sent you PM. Are you still planning to make the tarps?

In Gear Swap » one more gray SOLO TARP
November 27, 3:38pm

Re: Re: re bread & cheese
Same here. Did I miss a trip report?

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Gear for Long Distance Hiking: Four Months in Europe
November 26, 12:02am

Re: Re: Re: Shelter for the Alps... Hard Time Deciding
Miguel/Jeroen Since both of you have done the TMB, maybe you can advise me on the same dilemma. I will be going June or July 2008 with my wife and 10-year old daughter. We will mix camping (fo...

In GEAR » Shelter for the Alps... Hard Time Deciding
November 25, 6:36am

Re: Re: knife
John, Any tips on how you keep you S4 scissors sharp? Mine has turned dull over the last 9 months.

In Gear Lists » Gear repair kit
November 21, 7:41am

Thanks Mark. Simple, just the way I like it. 2.5osy Climashield XP all around except the footbox right? Sandwich the insulation between 2 momentum and sew at the edges right?

In GEAR » Thinking quilt
November 21, 6:38am

Share your quilt design
Mark, Can you share your quilt design? Any photos?

In GEAR » Thinking quilt
November 19, 9:53am

PM sent

In Gear Swap » one more gray SOLO TARP
November 13, 3:48pm

>Anyway, I took thick socks as well as thin socks on this hike and my conclusion is definetly for the latter. You mean the the former i.e. thick socks, right? Not latter? >Eventhough ...

In GEAR » Thick V Thin
November 07, 12:16pm

Re: Lightest Camera
Andrew >The only problem I have with it is I take high resolution 7M recorded pixel shots, these are not suitable to email and I don't know how to edit them to a lower resolution after th...

In Photography » Best Camera for Hiking?
November 07, 6:25am

Re: Lightest Camera for Hiking?
Like Doug, I have the 6.1oz Canon IXUS 860IS with image stabilization, Auto ISO, max ISO3200, zoom, macro, panorama stitching, easy-access manual controls for WB, ...almost everything I find on my ...

In Photography » Best Camera for Hiking?
November 07, 3:46am

All Reader Reviews by Shahrin Bin Shariff

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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought the SL1 before joining BPL. It was marketed as the lightest tent in 2004-2005. Have used it over 20+ times solo. In retrospect, I should have bought the SL2. If it is mainly used for solo...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 27, 3:25pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
After reading the book, I passed it to my 10-year old as part of her preparation for our TMB hike. She loved it. Especially the cartoons. Finally it registered on her why I cut our sleep pads, or w...

In Books and Media
November 27, 3:05pm

Light My Fire Spork
We bought for Papa Bear, one for Mama Bear, and one for Baby Bear. Used it when camping and used it at home. Fun factor is high. Have survived 2 months with constant use and gets lots of r...

In Cookware - Other
November 27, 2:39pm

Rab Carrington Quantum Elite Top Bag
I bought this bag in London for GBP99. The Snow+Rock matched an internet price of GPB99 instead of retail price of GBP139. The first real test was -4 degC in the French Alps (Le Lac Blanc) at 2300m ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
October 23, 3:16pm