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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
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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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Pot and Pack
Most of it looks pretty good to me except your pack and your pot :)

In Gear Lists » My First Lightweight List--Please Critique
October 24, 4:37pm

Convertible Pants
Deleted. I'll keep my ideas to myself :)

In GEAR » I need a couple new pairs of Pants for this Spring & Summer...
October 24, 3:59pm

Sub Zero
Check out the Mountain Hardwear Sub Zero SL Parka. I have the jacket and love it. Is nice looking and ridiculously warm. I have s fair bit of MH gear and highly rate it all for quality, last and lo...

In GEAR » looking for down jacket
October 23, 4:38pm

Nice job getting a new pack! MLD make some very nice looking packs.

In GEAR » MLD Newt - First impressions
October 23, 8:15am

The hosed comes in a 3L. Moosejaw were sold out when I purchased my other stuff though so I had to get a 2L

In GEAR » water reservoir for gravity filter
October 21, 5:35am

Interesting topic
That's a very interesting topic you've brought up there. I'd be interested to see what people have to say about it. Synthetic never seems an option because of it's poor compressibil...

In GEAR » Synthetics should have caught or surpassed down by now!! Try harder
October 21, 5:30am

Winter Pad
You're right Eric, I will definitely try out a cheap foam mat with the Neo-Air first and see how it goes. I'm using a WM-Ultralite with overfill plus sleeping in thermals, wool socks and a ...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 11:05pm

Winter Pad
They sound a lot lighter than the Exped mats. You you just inflate them like a Neo-Air? I like the thought of purchasing cottage gear. You are correct that it makes it hard because you can't &q...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 8:50pm

Winter Pad
The custom sizing etc. sounds really good. I'd be looking for an R-value that be suitable for temps down to about 15f. It is unlikely that we will encounter temps that cold but it leaves the op...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 8:19pm

Ramen Noodles
Thanks for your thoughts everyone :)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ramen Noodles
October 20, 6:19pm

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