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Shahrin Bin Shariff (zzmelayu) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the shadow of Table Mountain
About Me Love walking. Haven't done much since getting married and having 4 children. Nearing retirement and dreaming of doing the PCT.
CityCape Town
CountrySouth Africa
My PDF Gear ListTMB Dry-Run

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All Forum Posts by Shahrin Bin Shariff

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Re: Re: Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlis
Miguel, Gracias for the feedback. 1) Knife. I bought a dozen #6 SS Opinel to give away to friends. I will keep one for the trip. Only weighs 28g. They are great and cheap small knives. 2...

In Gear Lists » Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
November 03, 1:31pm

Re: Re: Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
Roger All advice duly noted. Firstly, thanks for the encouragement with the family. >> 3.8 Deuter First Aid Kit >Hum ... Excess imho. You will NEVER be far from help. I think we us...

In Gear Lists » Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
November 03, 12:39pm

...Also losing the Garmin 60C
I will also replace the Garmin 60C GPS with the smaller 2oz Garmin Foretrek (if I can find it under all my "junk-and-spare" gear pile.

In Gear Lists » Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
November 03, 12:24am

Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
People, I finally got around to making my gearlist presentable. A pdf copy under my profile. Please keep in mind before you shred it apart, my UL objectives are: 1) to get my wife and kid to sh...

In Gear Lists » Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
November 03, 12:11am

Re: Re: BPL Pro 90 Quilt
>Will be interested in your evaluation after you receive yours It was shipped 10/23 and just passed customs in Paris 11/02. I should see it in Tripoli here in a couple of days. I am already...

In GEAR » BPL Pro 90 Quilt
November 02, 9:40pm

My bad.....I mean -10degC dual quilt
Roger/Aaron, My typo. I mean getting down to around -10degC. (I will never be able to get my wife to go camping in -10degF weather). We have a Cocoon and a MEC Northern Light pullover each, and ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Home made 0 degree quilt?
November 02, 4:09am

BPL Pro 90 Quilt
Siegmund, I also just ordered the BPL Pro 90 Quilt. From the reviews and the photos, there is not much loft on the Pro90. I was under the impression it is same or slightly better than my RAB Top ...

In GEAR » BPL Pro 90 Quilt
October 31, 5:01pm

Purchasing from outside the USA
Valentin, I see that your location is the Alps. Maybe you can help me out. I live in Tripoli, Libya but I use my company address in Paris to order my SUL/UL gear. None of the company mail direc...

In GEAR » Purchasing from outside the USA
October 31, 8:19am

Dual Quilt
Aaron, I am interested to see how it went with your Momentum Quilt. I plan to make a dual quilt for my wife and I. I want to stay under 2lb, rated 0-10 degF. What dimensions am I looking at? We...

In Make Your Own Gear » Home made 0 degree quilt?
October 30, 12:55am

Rainshadow2 vs Squall
My wife agreed to go trekking with me only when I got her the Tenttarp Rainshadow2. It is a palace for 2. It gives the flexibility to bring our youngest child (10 year old) if it pleases her. He...

In GEAR » Ultralite tent
October 27, 2:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Shahrin Bin Shariff

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Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought the SL1 before joining BPL. It was marketed as the lightest tent in 2004-2005. Have used it over 20+ times solo. In retrospect, I should have bought the SL2. If it is mainly used for solo...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 27, 3:25pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
After reading the book, I passed it to my 10-year old as part of her preparation for our TMB hike. She loved it. Especially the cartoons. Finally it registered on her why I cut our sleep pads, or w...

In Books and Media
November 27, 3:05pm

Light My Fire Spork
We bought for Papa Bear, one for Mama Bear, and one for Baby Bear. Used it when camping and used it at home. Fun factor is high. Have survived 2 months with constant use and gets lots of r...

In Cookware - Other
November 27, 2:39pm

Rab Carrington Quantum Elite Top Bag
I bought this bag in London for GBP99. The Snow+Rock matched an internet price of GPB99 instead of retail price of GBP139. The first real test was -4 degC in the French Alps (Le Lac Blanc) at 2300m ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
October 23, 3:16pm