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Andrew Bishop (copperhead) - BPL Premium Member

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CityMelbourne
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://trailsandtracks.blogspot.com/

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MYOG Quilt cost
Thanks all for the feedback. Shawn, the cost was $140, including $45 shipping fees.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cold weather quilt
August 21, 4:26pm

Cold weather quilt
Hi all Just completed my first quilt, using Climashield Apex and Momentum. Full write-up here. Comments welcome.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cold weather quilt
August 21, 5:45am

Australia - Snow-shoeing to Craig's Hut - the mountain home of "The Man from Snowy River"
I was keen to get in one last overnighter in the snow to test my gear and fitness ahead of a planned trip to Mt Bogong in a couple of weeks time. My destination this time was Mt Stirling, a popula...

In Post-Trip Reports » Australia - Snow-shoeing to Craig's Hut - the mountain home of "The Man from Snowy River"
August 20, 5:07pm

Self-arrest with a knife is NOT a good idea
The people have spoken. :) Thank you all.

In Winter Hiking » Knife for self-arrest in snow
August 19, 5:02pm

Knife for self-arrest in snow
What do you guys think of using a mid-sized fixed blade knife for self-arrest rather than an ice axe? I am going into an area where the need for self-arrest is minimal, but potential. I figure t...

In Winter Hiking » Knife for self-arrest in snow
August 19, 2:41pm

Short - and skinny- staff
Actually I only use the straps to stop me losing the staff when crossing rivers! So, I am now looking for a longer and thicker length of bamboo, to which I will attach a decent strap, which I wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking pole antishock
August 05, 1:50am

Trekking staff details
Hi Pilate Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. The bamboo staff weighs 310 gms. The circumference at the top is 80mm (with a couple of ridges where there are knots) and at the bottom ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking pole antishock
August 04, 4:55am

Snow shovel
+1 for the snowclaw, which I recently bought for emergency use and smallish campsite jobs Andrew

In Winter Hiking » Snow shovel
August 02, 2:03am

Pyramid tent + snow
Thanks all! Jerry - I used the tent for the first time last weekend, in snow. Got a bit of snow on the tent itself and the pole was bending significantly. You can see the discussion regardi...

In Make Your Own Gear » ..and another MYOG Pyramid Tent inspired by Jerry
July 30, 7:34pm

Pot cosy Car sunshade
Last weekend I made a pot cosy using car sunshade. Worked a treat - my dehyd. meal stayed nice and hot after sitting for 10 minutes while out snow camping.

In Make Your Own Gear » Car sunshade
July 30, 7:27pm

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