Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Roger Caffin (rcaffin) - BPL Staff

My Locale Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
About Me Research Scientist. Been walking all my life, mainly off-track - we don't have 'trails' here, and I always go with my wife. Summer and winter, lowland and highland, Australia and Europe. Forced into UL gear by heavy packs and increasing age. :-)
Example Gear List at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/caffins_4_month_gear_list.html

BPL email: roger@backpackinglight.com
CitySydney
StateNSW
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au/FAQ/

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Roger Caffin

Showing 21 - 30 of 10526 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...1053
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Contest ...
You know, I am not sure this shouldn't be in Chaff! Cheers

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » CONTEST: who can write the best SPOT messenger OK/check-in poem?
July 20, 3:26am

Re: Re: BRS-3000 field performance
> 25g stove vs 3,000g dinner :^) One BRS-3000T cooking for NINE people? That's a bit epic! Cheers

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
July 19, 10:49pm

Re: Trail runners with wide toe box
New Balance not only offer a range of shoe widths - which most shoes companies don't, but they even TELL you what widths they offer for any shoe. (I'm 4E width.) Cheers

In GEAR » Trail runners with wide toe box
July 19, 10:47pm

Re: Re: cuben floors
> Silnylon directly on granite slab or decomposed granite? It's what I use. Cheers

In GEAR » Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
July 19, 10:43pm

Re: BRS-3000 field performance
> Performance in the wind seems poor though I don't use canister mounted stoves. > I think he wind, Did you use a windscreen around the stove and pot? If you did not, you will have...

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
July 19, 4:33pm

Re: Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
Thus Cuben Fibre. I assume it is a very light version? Cheers

In GEAR » Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
July 19, 4:29pm

Re: Answer for Roger
Hi Sam I agree with James. Definitely go see a doctor AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. You are obviously running extremely low on blood sugar by the middle of the night, every night. That is not normal, ...

In GEAR » Please give suggestions to help solve waking up from cold
July 18, 3:52pm

Re: caffeine pills instead of coffee?
I can't help feeling that somewhere along the line someone has sort of missed the whole point of making and drinking hot coffee. Cheers

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
July 18, 3:43am

Re: Re: Re: Hypoglycemic Shock?
Thank you Tom.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Backpacking on a Low Carb Diet
July 18, 3:40am

Re: Re: Low volume breakfast
> oil-rich granola is more calorie dense, volume-wise, than dry oatmeal (which is > almost all carbs). That does depend on what sort of oatmeal you are talking about. For processed 'ins...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low volume breakfast
July 18, 3:36am

All Reader Reviews by Roger Caffin

Showing 1 - 4 of 4 | Page: 1
 

Review

Category

Skinny Skis, Jacksons Hole XC Skis
My wife and I had to re-equip with new XC skis, NNN-BC bindings and boots this year. We found several companies which could supply the models we were looking for and ship overseas (to Australia), and ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 28, 3:08pm

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
I got a pair of the DTV boot socks in a BGT Test. I gave them hell for four months. It didn't seem to have had any effect on them. Roland B is a very helpful guy too.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 06, 3:53am

Coleman Exponent Xtreme Stove
I have been using the Xtreme in the snow for many years. I have never ever had any problems with it. It lights and runs completely reliably. It will run down to -26 C (-15 F) because the gas mix in t...

In Stoves - White Gas
October 24, 4:17pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I've used mine for ... many years now. I was initially irritated by the valve off position, but then I wondered: It is otherwise superbly made: what if the valve position is deliberate? Why would th...

In Stoves - Canister
December 29, 10:04pm