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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.
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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New Dehydrator
I've only seen snow once in my life when I went to New Zealand in December. It was so much fun! I love beef steak and beef mince but prefer lamb if I'm using a diced meat or chops. I find...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
December 01, 2:36pm

New Dehydrator
Hey Laurie, Thanks so much for checking in :) I actually haven't had a chance to get it out again. Things have been pretty hectic. I am heading away this weekend for our first overnight hike...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 30, 4:48pm

Awesome thread. Thanks for bringing it to our attention!

In GEAR » Polartec Goes Waterproof
November 24, 4:21am

Roo jerky
I've never tried roo jerky. I love beef jerky and I love too steak so I'm sure it will be delicious!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 04, 7:48pm

Thanks very much for your replies guys! I really appreciate it. Laurie, that PDF was fantastic. Thanks so much :) Benen

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 03, 10:45pm

Great. Thanks very much :-) A bit off topic but do you walk through the grampians much? What do you do for water during summer and autumn when all of the tanks at the camp sites are empty?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 02, 8:14am

New dehydrator
Hey all, I bought a dehydrator the other day and tried some tomatoes and banana. The banana was sliced and cherry tomatoes halved. The book said about 8 hours for banana and 8 for semi of 12 for ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 02, 3:51am

Carbon table
Very cool! does it pack down small?

In Make Your Own Gear » [share] Carbon table
October 28, 5:49am

Advice on primary three
I know exactly what you are going through as this is all fairly new to me also. I recently purchased an alcohol stove and 1.3l pot which significantly dropped our base weight and bulk of gear. Unfo...

In Gear Lists » Advise on primary 3
October 27, 7:57am

I use the MSR needle stakes because they came with my tent. I also have a few groundhog stakes for soft soil. They're both bomb proof. Why is everyone using shepherds hook stakes? Is it just th...

In GEAR » Titanium Tent Stakes
October 25, 4:04am

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