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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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Re: Tarp for car camping
Haha, cheers Franco. The fridge is running just fine but I would rather draw as little on the battery as I can to get the best life out of the battery (and the compressor in the fridge.) It has an ...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 01, 12:42am

Tarp for car camping
Hi all, I know this is not a post about lightweight backpacking but I always get the best answers from the members here. I just got back from a 2 week rock climbing trip in the Grampians, Austra...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 01, 12:13am

Lamb stew
I just tried a lamb stew in the slow cooker and am very happy with the results! Everything was chopped to about the size of the kidney beans and chick peas after it cooked and it all came back very...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My dehydration experiences
July 19, 4:12am

Australian overpricing.
I live in Adelaide and work for a large outdoor retail company that has stores Australia wide. Pretty much everything we sell comes from China and I know for a fact that some items we sell are up ...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 18, 5:50am

Dragonfly
I can definitely vouch for the Dragonfly, especially in winter here which is usually around 32 at night. I have two as I use them for car camping too. They are very stable, much hotter than my can...

In GEAR » Winter Stove
July 15, 2:57am

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Thanks Sarah. I'm really looking forward to giving it a go.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My dehydration experiences
July 13, 10:55pm

Ironing my mat
That sounds crazy Scott! I'm not sure I could do that so such an expensive piece of gear! I'd have to at least try out a short pad and see if I find if comfortable to sleep on first. I'...

In GEAR » What happened at thermarest?
July 13, 5:24pm

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Couscous is definitely something I will try. My wife has just discovered that she likes it and is supposed to be bringing home the recipe of what she tried (friend from work) Is it still worth co...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My dehydration experiences
July 13, 5:16pm

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Thanks for the tips. I have been meaning to try spaghetti bolognaise again. The first time I tried it I left Ig in too long and the meat went black so I just threw it away. We only hike with a litt...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My dehydration experiences
July 13, 7:39am

My dehydration experiences
Hi everyone! I have had a dehydrator for a little while now and thought id share my experiences so far with you all. I have used it a few times now for dehydrating fruit and once, this week, I at...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My dehydration experiences
July 13, 5:29am

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