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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, Central Australia, Kakadu, Japan, China, Korea.

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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WTB: BGET stove
Hey fellow nerds I'm keen to try out a BGET stove (Brian Green Esbit). However, as I live in Australia, postage is long, expensive and slow, etc, I can't be bothered making one myself...

In Gear Swap » WTB: BGET stove
March 22, 2:25am

Lumbar vs Lumbar+hip
Webbing hip belts have no structural load transfer ability to the hips; they are too flexible. What they do is pull horizontally so that the lumbar pad has enough surface tension on your lower back...

In GEAR » Load transfer to hips: hip belt webbing vs padded hip belt?
March 21, 10:01pm

Re: Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 12
What's the female participation rate on BPL forums? I'm guessing at best its a few percent?

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 12
March 20, 4:46am

Re: FS: Gatewood Cape, STS liner, Thermarest pads
Gatewood still available? I'm in Australia, happy to pay an extra $10 for extra shipping cost (for 14 ounces, I calculate USPS First Class to come at $16.75).

In Gear Swap » FS: Gatewood Cape, Golite Quilt, STS liner
March 19, 1:03am

Re: WTB: 20-30 Degree Down Quilt or Bag
Hmmm. Would you be interested in a Mountain Harware Phantom 32? Down bag, Regular width, reg length, 800 loft down, full side zip (I forget which side). From 2010 (slight changes in the new model, ...

In Gear Swap » 20-30 Degree Down Quilt or Bag
March 19, 12:33am

Great thread
Well done guys. This is seriously tempting me towards getting a restricted starlyte XL. Not having to open a fuel bottle and refill as often will reduce all the little micro spillages that go wi...

In GEAR » Starlyte XL Initial Impressions and testing
March 18, 5:51pm

Re: Verso pull-on
My guess is its not so much about total breathability, but rather than by exposing the insulation to a greater amount of wind/airflow its total insulation effectiveness will be reduced (greater rat...

In Editor's Roundtable » ISPO 2015
March 13, 9:41pm

Yes, RTFM. Those books are good. Soldiers are well trained to look after their gear when told to and told how to do it. Packs, etc are built stupid tough (and heavy) in armies not because soldie...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Showing an Afghan vet my UL gear today
March 08, 7:02pm

Re: re: Obnoxious MLD prices... (OT: the future of cuben fibre pricing)
Its an interesting point John on the supply/demand. I imagine they are running at capacity with their mills now and they haven't yet been able to make a leap to increasing facilities to increas...

In GEAR » Obnoxious MLD prices...
March 08, 6:48pm

Re: Re: Re: 1 oz, Durable* Cook kit
Sheesh this looks good Dan

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 1 oz, Durable* Cook kit
February 23, 4:34am

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