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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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The pack in my avatar pic is worth over $100k. Now I know we are all pretty keen to blow money on our packs and contents, but that's just taking it to a whole 'nother stupid level :-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 17, 3:46am

Re: Went with the Gorilla
If you run out of volume, it will likely be in winter due to loft clothing etc. That stuff isn't dense. A solid enough dryback can be strapped to the outside of the pack without undue effect on...

In GEAR » GG Gorilla vs. Mariposa recommendations code?
October 13, 11:11pm

Re: "Danger, Will Robinson!"
Wedding rings. Definitely dangerous things, Nick. When I cycled to Sweden, I lost a bit of weight. I was engaged at the time, but a few months before the trip I reproposed to my fiance with a se...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 13, 4:51am

Re: Blue Cuben Pack - Job Well Done Sir!
I agree, definitely impressive looking packs.

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Packs 40-50-65 lt
October 12, 10:44pm

Thruhiker Minima Vest
MYOG, but you then have a lot of choices with material selection, exact fit, etc. Should be a relatively easy MYOG project as far as insulation pieces go, especially these days with APEX being easy...

In GEAR » options for a light syn vest?
October 08, 10:59pm

+1 Like
Good so far. Just an editing thing, and it might be just me, but could you put the hyperlink in the first part of each snippet, eg hyperlink the bold start of the paragraph? Makes it much easier...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Light's News Digest: No. 1
October 08, 8:45pm

Re: Uniqlo Down Compact Vest
I have a uniqlo ultralight vest, bought late last year while in Japan for about $30. Sensationally good, especially for the price. I hazard the fabric is 1.1oz nylon or only a shade heavier, the do...

In GEAR » Uniqlo Down Compact Vest
October 06, 2:40am

Re: frame
Thanks for the reply AndE 65g really isn't much for frame parts. Putting a stay in the middle and poking-that makes sense, didn't think of that. Cheers!

In Make Your Own Gear » X-Pac Backpack Pack v2.0 - Z-Packs Arc Blast frame conversion
October 05, 6:44pm

Re: Re: Re: +1 Phantom
Yes its a pretty slim cut, but I fit it, and I like it that way. You would have to be pretty big to start having compression issues, I'm a 105cm chest. I never used it together with lofting clo...

In GEAR » quality dri-down sleeping bags?
October 05, 12:41am

+1 Phantom
I totally agree on the Phantom and especially its hood. I have a 30F. Hood incredible, by far the best I've ever used. Doesn't seem that complicated; they just got it right. Snugs perfectly...

In GEAR » quality dri-down sleeping bags?
October 04, 10:08pm

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