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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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Porch
Steve, that porch photo looks like a really great setup! I think I'll give something similar a go with a poncho tarp and a couple of trekking poles and see how it pans out for us. If I like the...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cooking in the rain
July 08, 1:45am

Larapinta Trail
It's still a long time away but I really enjoy the planning side of things too. The better prepared we are the more we will enjoy the hike I think. Gear Grams seems great so far but It can be ...

In Gear Lists » Gear list for 2 week trek - Larapinta Trail
July 07, 8:44pm

Jatbula Trail
Hi Simone, Our plan is to build up to longer and longer trips over the next 12 months. I've not heard of the Jatbula trail but I will definitely check it out and see what I can find! At the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
July 07, 8:41pm

Trek
That's two regular neo airs so far. Trimming my pack has crossed my mind for sure. Something I've been meaning to do. The excess is quite long. The Sea to Summit Duo tent really interests...

In Gear Lists » Gear list for 2 week trek - Larapinta Trail
July 07, 2:02am

Gear list for 2 week trek - Larapinta Trail
Hi everyone, My wife and I are beginning to plan a trek of the Larapinta Trail in central Australia for June/July next year. It is a 223KM trail and average temps are 0C-20C (32-68) but can can ...

In Gear Lists » Gear list for 2 week trek - Larapinta Trail
July 06, 7:44pm

Browser issue
Haha, too true. I tried it out on my iPhone and it worked just fine. Really odd! Stephen, thanks for the option, I'll check it out. Any other suggestions for something slightly warmer but light...

In GEAR » What happened at thermarest?
July 04, 3:47pm

Specs Tab
Hey Ken, I thought that maybe it was my browser but I tried IE as well as Google and even clicked the printer friendly version and it only has large listed for neo-air??

In GEAR » What happened at thermarest?
July 04, 2:24pm

What happened at thermarest?
Hi all, I've been out of touch with backpacking the last 6 months and am just getting back up to speed with things. I have 2 neo-air regular pads but on the site there is only the large option...

In GEAR » What happened at thermarest?
July 04, 6:48am

Larapinta trail
Roger, could you tell me a big about your experience on the trail? Ie. When did you go? What did you take to wear, what was your sleep system and how did you fare comfort wise with that gear? It wo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
July 03, 5:40am

Thanks!
Thanks for all the info! I think we have a pretty good gear list so far. I would probably look at a lighter tent option though. The Hubba Hubba is nearly 2kg and there are some nice lighter options...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
July 03, 5:09am

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