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Benen Huntley (benen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me I'm new to backpacking but love camping, rock climbing and the outdoors.
StateSouth Australia
My PDF Gear ListBasic Gear List (summer and winter)

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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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Caledra Ti-Tri
I just ordered a Thru-Hiker from end2end because it was only a few dollars extra with the 1.3L Evernew pot that I also ordered. I am very curious about the Ti-Tri though. I see that the standard Ca...

In GEAR » Cook/Eat System
October 13, 12:33pm

first shoes
Wow what a lot of responses! Since my approach shoes wore out I have been using a pair of Dunlop Volley's that I had lying around. I do like them but they are a bit small for me (my own fault o...

In GEAR » First Shoes
October 12, 8:03am


In GEAR » First Shoes
October 12, 12:43am

We are from South Australia, the climate ranges from about 25f to 113f on the extreme end of cold nights and hot days (never together obviously, and the weather is generally quite dry but we do enc...

In Gear Lists » My updated gear list
October 12, 12:40am

cook/eat system
We'll have to give it a try out at home to find out whether eating from a freezer bag is suitable for us. I'm pretty easy either way but my wife might hate it. If eating from freezer bags...

In GEAR » Cook/Eat System
October 11, 11:25pm

Thanks very much everyone for the very quick and helpful replies. I'm now thinking I could possibly get a larger 1.3l pot and share it for meals or freezer bags and 2 mugs. The weight is about ...

In GEAR » Cook/Eat System
October 11, 1:25am

I was actually looking at light weight down jackets today. That's a great idea. Thanks. My wife already has a very light fleece but her down jacket is a MH sub zero sl so no good for backpackin...

In Gear Lists » My updated gear list
October 11, 1:13am

packs and neo-air
Like I said, unfortunately we have already purchased them. I did go for a 4 hour hike last weekend with a decent weight in my pack and found it very comfortable. I would have liked a 2lb pack but a...

In Gear Lists » My updated gear list
October 10, 9:55pm

So you're suggesting for longer trips to take a single pot to share out of? Like the 1.3L Evernew. And mugs? Or just skip hot drinks.

In GEAR » Cook/Eat System
October 10, 8:23pm

Do most people on here eat out of bags in a cosy?

In GEAR » Cook/Eat System
October 10, 7:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Benen Huntley

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Hermits Hut
I just purchased two WM Ultralite bags from HH and they arrived today. I got an email to say when they were shipped and the shipped free from America to Australia. Couldn't be happier.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 31, 6:36am

Western Mountaineering The Company
As was previously said. I also live in Australia and they will not allow american retailers to sell to us. Ridiculous. I was surprised that I managed to purchase 2 sleeping bags from hermitshut which ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 23, 7:37pm