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Re: Re: BPL ... what's going on?
"I don't know D W, I think it comes in cycles. There was a very nasty gun thread a few years ago - I'm sure you remember it. And before my time there was some nasty thread that caused ...

In Chaff » Is it just me...
June 15, 10:03pm

BPL ... what's going on?
I haven't been around BPL much the last year or so, but the last few threads I've looked at have been pretty off - BPL definitely used to be a more courteous place.

In Chaff » Is it just me...
June 15, 9:47pm

Re: Re: ?
"Trees do drop branches but you learn to spot the ones that you should be concerned about. Hammocking gets a lot of resistance from people that don't do it ; you learn to spot them too ;...

In GEAR » Hammocks in Australia/New Zealand?
June 14, 6:40am

Re: hammocking
"I've been hammocking since about 2004 or 2005 and have only failed to find a suitable hammock site once. I live and walk in New South Wales, so I can't speak for other areas." ...

In GEAR » Hammocks in Australia/New Zealand?
June 12, 7:35am

Re: Knee injury - how to get back on the trail quickly?
There is no fast track - the body heals at its own rate. Try and go faster than that and you'll simply cripple yourself. Put my knee through nearly 45 degrees - sideways - thirty years ago....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Knee injury - how to get back on the trail quickly?
April 20, 4:03am

Minimus Smock available now
Hi All Again, just noticed this on Outdoorsmagic: http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/gear-news/just-in---montane-minimus-smock/10791.html Interestingly they're quoting 138 grams now inst...

In GEAR » Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
March 23, 5:39am

Re: Search & Rescue drone applications
"OTOH, I AM serious about an "open drone hunting season". If I knew private drones were monitoring an area for invasion of privacy reasons I'd be very tempted to shoot them down....

In GEAR » quadcopter/drones for backpacking (the future is coming)
February 06, 5:47am

Everest - gigapixel panorama
Found this via Outdoorsmagic: it's absolutely stunning, and wherever you zoom in you find more detail. http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Everest - gigapixel panorama
December 24, 3:57am

Everest - gigapixel panorama
Found this via Outdoorsmagic: it's absolutely stunning, and wherever you zoom in you find more detail. http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Everest - gigapixel panorama
December 24, 3:57am

Everest Base Camp and Khumbu Icefall - Gigapixel panoramic photo
Found this via Outdoorsmagic: it's absolutely stunning, and wherever you zoom in you find more detail. http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012/

In GEAR » Everest Base Camp and Khumbu Icefall - Gigapixel panoramic photo
December 24, 3:57am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm