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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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Repairing Jacket
Hey Colin, That looks very interesting. Was it difficult/fiddly to do? Getting something inside the small tear sounds difficult, as does keeping the down out of the way.

In GEAR » I ripped my new MH down jacket!
October 18, 2:46am

Repairing jacket
Hey Colin, That looks very interesting. Was it difficult/fiddly to do? Getting something inside the small tear sounds difficult, as does keeping the down out of the way

In GEAR » I ripped my new MH down jacket!
October 18, 2:46am

Sleeping Pad
I'll definitely look into the GG thinlite. Is there any info on the R-values for the different thicknesses anywhere? Franco: This is a bit off topic but we spend a lot of time in the Grampia...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 17, 11:25pm

Too heavy
I considered dingoes but since I'm thing to keep my pack light, I ruled them out. I've had a quick look at the GG before, I'll check out the Kookabay ones :-)

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 17, 10:24pm

Winter Pad
Hey everyone :) From what I've read about the Neo-Air, there have been a lot of people unhappy with the temperatures that they can take it down to. My wife and I both have one and on two occa...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 17, 6:40pm

Thanks :)
Haha, thanks very much guys :) I'll sort something out. I was so upset when I first did it. I love that jacket for our climbing trips, it's insanely warm and well made. Oh well, these thing...

In GEAR » I ripped my new MH down jacket!
October 17, 3:37am

Thanks :-)
Awesome, it's quite a nice jacket so I would like it to be as un-noticeable as possible. I lost no down at all thankfully. Seamstress it is. Thanks for your help.

In GEAR » I ripped my new MH down jacket!
October 15, 11:22pm

Thanks Andrew
Thanks heaps for your post Andrew! You've given me some good ideas to reduce out weight. We haven't even used the tent yet so I definitely can't justify buying something else just yet. ...

In Gear Lists » My updated gear list
October 15, 10:53pm

I ripped my new MH down jacket!
Hi all, I'm always super careful with my gear but I just got the back of my practically new Mountain Hardwear Sub-Zero SL jacket caught on a piece of wire sticking out from a fence. The tear is...

In GEAR » I ripped my new MH down jacket!
October 15, 10:44pm

Thanks very much.
The Sidewinder it is. All I can find about these products is good feedback so I am sure that I'll be very happy with it! Thank you all very much for your help as always! This is by far my favou...

In GEAR » Cook/Eat System
October 14, 10:49am

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