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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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Larapinta trail
Thanks for the reply! I think I'd be looking at around the 14 day mark. It has been done in 10. The less days the less food but I still want to enjoy it all!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
July 03, 12:01am

Larapinta Trail
Hi everyone :) I'm about to begin planning a thru-hike of the Larapinta Trail for mid next year for my wife and I. It is 223km (138 miles) through central Australia. It is recommended to pla...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
July 01, 6:46am

Thanks heaps everyone! You got back to me so fast. Since we're sharing the weight of the tent and cook gear, carrying a .5kg tarp is no big deal so I'll give it a go and see how it works ou...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cooking in the rain
June 30, 7:24pm

Cooking in the rain
Hi everyone! I haven't posted much lately but am on most days, reading all of the interesting threads here! I am going on an overnight hike with my wife and a couple of friends in the near...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cooking in the rain
June 30, 4:24pm

Check out Mr Shires tarp tents. He has a couple that fit your requirements quite nicely!

In GEAR » lightweight tent
June 26, 4:51am

Neo Air
My wife and I both sleep on a Neo-Air and absolutely love them. They are super light, take up little space and are very comfortable. We find them quite cool to sleep on, even in our 15 degree bags,...

In GEAR » Neo Air or Prolite 3
June 19, 7:16am

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

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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