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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, Central Australia, Kakadu, Japan, China, Korea.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
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Re: Re: All-In-One Ti-Stake, Toothbrush, Spoon, Fork, ~5 Grams Each
I realise this thread is long dead, but I missed it back then and another thread on toothbrushes has mentioned it. If you are worried about face puncturing, why not make it so that the toothbrus...

In Make Your Own Gear » All-In-One Ti-Stake, Toothbrush, Spoon, Fork, ~5 Grams Each
February 16, 7:34pm

Re: Re: Sherpas
I dunno, I respect the downhill alpine guys and girls a fair bit. Some of that, like Moguls is physically brutal, they have legs of steel, its not just a case of sliding down. Climb up the mountain...

In Chaff » Sherpas and Yuppies.
February 09, 7:40pm

Re: Re: Re: use of shockcord
"There's shock-cord, and there's shock-cord. I used 100 mm long loops of 4.5 mm shock-cord on the down-wind end of my winter tunnel tent to apply the lengthwise tension. But I use loop...

In Editor's Roundtable » Storm Resistance of Ultralight Shelters: Part 1, Introduction
February 03, 4:04am

Re: What's your UL BOB List?
What does BOB mean?

In Gear Lists » What's your UL BOB List?
January 24, 9:42pm

I'm just wondering, is it a particularly bad, deep, dark and miserable winter up in the Northern Hemisphere at the moment? There have been a few particularly narky posts in some threads lately ...

In GEAR » New Petzl Nao Headlamp
January 19, 4:40pm

The Hyperlite thread...
I have a pack question: the taping of the seams, is that done from the inside on the cuben side of the hybrid fabric? What sort of tape is it, a decent cuben tape of the like that is commonly us...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
January 12, 5:18pm

Re: Stove & Water Filter Suggestions for a 12 Month UK Hike?
I agree with the above comments on filters and getting water from towns...there's not much point in carrying a filter in just about any densely populated European country. Getting water from pe...

In GEAR » Stove & Water Filter Suggestions for a 12 Month UK Hike?
January 12, 2:20am

Re: Hilleberg Bivanorak
It was years ago now and I can't remember, and the thread was monstrous, but did the Bivanorak get a mention in Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge?

In Make Your Own Gear » Knee length Mountain Cagoule
January 10, 4:30pm

Re: Starlyte & Stakes
Problem solved, good find. I know you mentioned that you don't use the stakes for your shelter, but having stakes rather than a piece of Ti rod/tuning fork does give you some backup in case ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Caldera Cones - My Adventures in Improving the ULC system
January 06, 5:00am

Re: Spokes
Its possible the bike spokes could come out a bit lighter than your 2mm Ti rod. There are some pretty light spokes on the market. The lightest ones are generally butted (have varying thicknesses). ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Caldera Cones - My Adventures in Improving the ULC system
January 05, 5:41pm

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