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Amazing pictures! tremendous effort! Congratulations to both of you! Really inspiring stuff

In Editor's Roundtable » Denali Light: The 2009 Attempt
December 09, 3:44am

Bloody Hell! That is a tough race... and here I am worried about a little 24hr mtb bike race?! Great job with the vid cam!

In Editor's Roundtable » EXCLUSIVE! Race Report: 2009 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
August 17, 2:44am

SUL spoon
2nd that

In GEAR » Favorite long-handled SUL spoon
December 28, 9:17pm

BPL dual chamber pillows
I am a convert of the dual chamber pillows from BPL. I actually carry and use 2 of them together. I often don't have spare clothing to stuff into an often uncomfortable carry sack as the ...

In GEAR » Best pillow?
December 25, 1:41am

Measuring Loft
Generally a bag has its highest loft at the chest area and its lowest loft at the knees. One way to quantify loft is to get a spirit level and ruler and measure both these heights ... and divide b...

In GEAR » Measuring loft of down
December 23, 2:59pm

Micropur in the Blue Mountains
never had a problem with Micropur (Chlorine Dioxide) in the Blue Mountains. When the water is muddy I strain it thru a synthetic buff/microtowel or whatever.

In Philosophy & Technique » Question for Aussies - water.
December 22, 10:38pm

Mtb's in Nat Parks
My other sport is racing mtb enduro's and marathons... so as a mountain biker I can assure anyone that unfortunately we are a pretty rough on tracks... and as a community we don't deny that...

In Philosophy & Technique » Mountain Bikes Being Allowed On Natl. Park Trails
December 18, 10:09pm

Pitching a Hex right to the ground
Many times above the treeline I have pitched my hex right to the ground by putting the pegs thru the loop closest to the fabric then spinning it once to get it tight. Do the same thing to the mid ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Golite Hex3 / Shangri La 3 Pitching: How low can you go?
December 15, 5:16am

Re: Re: When Things Go Wrong
great story there Roger... and you can certainly point to experience in designing tents! Yours have certainly come along since the early ones. Good on you

In Editor's Roundtable » When Things Go Wrong
September 25, 4:46am

stoves in NZ
New Zealand is a first world country old mate... they speak English so you may have to brush up a little from your version ;)... you will have no problem with canister stoves. they are very ea...

In GEAR » stoves & fuel in New Zealand
September 21, 1:30am

All Reader Reviews by Dan Healy

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Fairydown 170gsm long sleeve T
As has been posted previously - 100% merino wool at 17 micron or less -rocks. soft comfortable performance that doen't smell etc... drawbacks... weight... In my size my Icebreaker 190gsm lon...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
October 28, 4:28am

Icebreaker Skin 200 boxer briefs
Been using IB stuff now for about 7years. The moths holes finally got to numerous on a previous pair of IB shorts - a big problem with all wool gear ya really gotta keep the camphor up to them - so I...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
October 19, 8:14am

FlexAir Pillow Dual Compartment Ultralight
I love this piece of luxury! I use 2 of the dual compartment types stacked on top of each other. No more finding stuff to squish together when your WB's are soaked... then having to constantly rea...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 07, 5:04pm

Vargo Titanium Nail Tent Stake
A small thing perhaps, but the Vargo Titanium Nail Tent Stake is a winner! Having one of these in with the pack of BMW Lazr Tent Stakes and you never worry about hard/stony ground again. Just make ...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 3:03am

Golite Hex 3
Looking for a lightweight shelter for 2 people plus gear? Looking for a shelter that is robust enough for high winds with rain and sleet? Looking for a bit more space so you can cook and hang out in ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 09, 3:02am

Bozeman Mountain Works Vapr Bivy Sack
How can you not commend the BMW bivy sack?! Very waterproof, very breathable, very light and bugproof and adds a few degrees to your sleeping bag especially if there is a bit of a breeze going. The ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
August 09, 2:55am

Macpac Amp 35
For the past year my self and girlfriend have been mostly using Macpac Amp 35 which is about the size of a normal 45l (approx 2700ci) pack. I normally carry a total of between 7 - 14kg (15.4lb – 30lb)...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 09, 2:53am