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Benen Huntley (benen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me I'm new to backpacking but love camping, rock climbing and the outdoors.
CityHighbury
StateSouth Australia
My PDF Gear ListBasic Gear List (summer and winter)

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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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I'm very lucky in that regard. My wife and I share very similar passions. She'd never had much to do with the outdoors before we got together but instantly fell in love with it when I intro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Converting my wife
March 10, 9:06pm

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I know this is an old post but I'm planning this with my wife for after winter and would love to pick your brain for some advice!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Converting my wife
March 06, 7:16pm

Re: Re: Tarp options
I've secided to just grab a couple of the heavy duty grey poly tarps. I've been looking at various pitches to help decide on dimensions for the tarps. Square and 2:1 seem to offer the most ...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 09, 4:46pm

Gourmet backcountry food
I don't har any photos yet but I have three things that have works out amazingly so far. Dehydrated fruit: kiwi, apple, banana, pineapple, strawberry all dehydrate amazingly Dahl: I make...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Gourmet Backcountry Food
December 08, 4:51pm

Tarp options
Can anyone comment on either Equinox Egret 1.9oz nylon tarp, Etowah Outfitters 1.9oz nylon tarp or Terra Nova 4000mm poly tarps? They are the 3 I have come across that look like they might be suita...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 07, 3:32pm

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I never thought of that, Peter. I've read a few reviews on the Kelty and there are quite a lot of people complaining that it is terrible in rain. I can't really risk that as we are keeping...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 07, 3:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Tarp for car camping
They're the first tarps I looked at but postage to Australia from REI is $40 :-(

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 06, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Tarp for car camping
I'm still hunting sorry guys. I'm definitely going to go with a regular tarp but I'm tossing up between square and 2:1 tarps. They seem to have the most pitching options. I'll proba...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 06, 7:27pm

Re: Re: Tarp for car camping
Thanks for the replies guys! Richard: I'll check that out. It sounds like something that would suit us.

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 01, 7:06pm

Re: Re: Tarp for car camping
Hey Dale, The two tarps I have been using are both just cheap heavy duty poly tarps. The one we used as shelter was set up in an a-frame style. I'm just looking for something much better than ...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 01, 12:55am

All Reader Reviews by Benen Huntley

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Hermits Hut
I just purchased two WM Ultralite bags from HH and they arrived today. I got an email to say when they were shipped and the shipped free from America to Australia. Couldn't be happier.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 31, 6:36am

Western Mountaineering The Company
As was previously said. I also live in Australia and they will not allow american retailers to sell to us. Ridiculous. I was surprised that I managed to purchase 2 sleeping bags from hermitshut which ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 23, 7:37pm