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Michael Williams (qldhike) - BPL Guest

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About Me I'm currently a lightweight hiker who usual trips are overnighters to coastal national parks.
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I thought acetazolamide caused bicarb to excreted in the urine. I don't think it directly causes potassium excretion. However it all seems to be unclear. Linky:

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Diamox
October 19, 5:23am

Looks like the other sizes are available
Just thought I'd let everybody know that it looks like the larger sizes are now available. link I think I might just grab one

In Gear Deals » Snowpeak 600 lids are here!
October 16, 6:45pm

I'm sure this thread is boring everybody else to death, but wow I can't believe you use moxi and gatiflox etc. We reserve those as last line and they are super expensive here. We just tend...

In GEAR » Purell instead of Triple Antibiotic Ointment?
October 09, 3:40am

Why quinolones?
Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but why not take a penicillin/clav acid combination like Augmentin Duo Forte or a cephalosporin like cephalexin? That should cover your gram positives li...

In GEAR » Purell instead of Triple Antibiotic Ointment?
October 08, 3:25am

Re: 900 Lid
+1 on the 900 lid

In Gear Deals » Snowpeak 600 lids are here!
September 11, 11:44pm

Ice Cream Diet
I tried that Ice cream diet once....The weight came off but the ice cream headaches were terrible! ;) Edit: Forgot to mention only have fruit flavoured ice cream, the others are bad for you!!

In Philosophy & Technique » ULers Carrying an Extra 20-40 lbs - WHY?!
August 18, 6:04am

Weight Categories
I suppose to accurately compare lists you'd need to figure out some sort of grading system to described conditions. I know bushwalking clubs use a grading system to describe walks: http://ww...

In GEAR » Backpacking Weight Ranks
August 18, 2:10am

Weight categories
Here's the link for the thread about SUL: SUL

In GEAR » Backpacking Weight Ranks
August 17, 4:53am

Base weight Categories
I believe the most commonly accepted definitions based on base weights are: Lightweight - 10-20lbs UL - under 10 lbs SUL - under 5 lbs XUL - under 2.5 lbs (Not sure about this one)

In GEAR » Backpacking Weight Ranks
August 17, 2:27am

Anti hollow fibre spam
Who spams about hollow fibre microfilters? Honestly.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » potential health risks with using "hollow fiber" microfilter products
July 27, 11:27pm

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