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Michael Williams (qldhike) - BPL Guest

My Locale Queensland
About Me I'm currently a lightweight hiker who usual trips are overnighters to coastal national parks.
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Hiking in compression tights
I always thought that compression tights were meant to be worn while exercising not after? Perhaps its like strapping your entire body instead of strapping a joint, e.g. knee to give extra support....

In GEAR » Compression recovery tights as part of sleep system
May 13, 1:54am

Vaccinations
It might be difficult for the baby to have all the required vaccines prior to leaving. For some catch up vaccinations later wouldn't be an issue but some things they should probably be immunise...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hiking with a 3 month old baby?
April 27, 5:12am

RE: Pillow
Thanks to everybody for their comments. I'm not particularly looking for a pillow/seat but just looking for a better pillow solution. I thought the Neo Air might be better because it has mu...

In GEAR » Neo Air Seat as Pillow
April 27, 1:49am

Overheating
Why not just not take your cholesterol tablets while hiking? Unless you've recently had a heart attack its a long term benefit and a few days won't matter.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Easily Overheating - remedies?
April 26, 2:23am

Neo Air Seat as Pillow
Looking on the thermarest site I noticed the Neo Air Seat which I thought might work as a pillow. It's 70g/2.5oz but this would be both lighter and more compact then what I currently use. Ca...

In GEAR » Neo Air Seat as Pillow
April 26, 1:39am

Re: Re: BPL UL Hammer Pants
I think these pants have even more dazzle then the titanium whistle....if that's even possible?

In GEAR » BPL UL Hammer Pants
April 01, 3:53am

New MSR bivy
I came across the new MSR E-bivy which I hadn't heard about and thought poeple might be interested: MSR E-Bivy At 9 oz /250g the weight looks good but could one of our fabric experts comm...

In GEAR » New MSR bivy
February 04, 1:48am

Re: Re: Tylenol AND Ibuprofen?
Hi Roger, I was just curious, but I agree with you. Thanks, Michael

In Gear Lists » Tylenol AND Ibuprofen?
February 04, 12:53am

Re: Re: Tylenol AND Ibuprofen?
Roger, When you say relying on drugs, do you mean taking them regularly during a hike or having them in case you need them?

In Gear Lists » Tylenol AND Ibuprofen?
February 03, 5:52am

Tylenol (Acetominophen / paracetamol) vs Ibuprofen
Just reiterating what most people have said: Tylenol (AKA acetominophen or paracetamol) works on fevers and pain - Usual dose 1g four times a day Less likely to have side effects compared to i...

In Gear Lists » Tylenol AND Ibuprofen?
February 02, 11:23pm

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