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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
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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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Thanks again chris. You've being very helpful. It would be nice to fit everything into a smaller pack. Hopefully we can but I'd like to keep my options open for longer trips also. It makes ...

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 18, 2:05pm

new to backpacking
no i haven't but I will do :) I just realised that the helium don't come in a left and right zip so we couldn't zip them together! no good. The company we are buying from wont ship wes...

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 18, 2:00pm

I'm not 100% sure what the difference between freestanding and non-freestanding is to be honest. I've always had cheapish dome tents previously. Sorry for my ignorance. I read something abo...

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba HP vs Carbon Reflex 2
March 18, 1:46pm

Thanks so much for your reply. Got some great ideas for me to look into. I'm pretty set on the backpacks. I know theyre a bit heavier than some others but they'll last for ever. And i'v...

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 18, 1:35pm

Hubba Hubba HP vs Carbon Reflex 2
Hi all, I'm about to puchase a crap load of backpacking gear and am tossing up between a few things. One in particular are these two tents! From what i can understand the Hubba Hubba has much...

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba HP vs Carbon Reflex 2
March 18, 11:02am

forgot to mention that we have an msr flex 3 system that we would use (only take 1 pan, 2 cups, 2 bowls) (approx 750g)

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 18, 10:48am

New to backpacking
Hi all, My wife and I are regular campers, hikers and rock climbers but are very keen to get into some backpacking. We have saved the money for the equipment and picked out a lot of stuff that I&#...

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 18, 10:47am

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