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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
My PDF Gear ListBasic Gear List (summer and winter)

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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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Thanks very much for your replies guys! I really appreciate it. Laurie, that PDF was fantastic. Thanks so much :) Benen

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 03, 10:45pm

Great. Thanks very much :-) A bit off topic but do you walk through the grampians much? What do you do for water during summer and autumn when all of the tanks at the camp sites are empty?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 02, 8:14am

New dehydrator
Hey all, I bought a dehydrator the other day and tried some tomatoes and banana. The banana was sliced and cherry tomatoes halved. The book said about 8 hours for banana and 8 for semi of 12 for ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » New dehydrator
November 02, 3:51am

Carbon table
Very cool! does it pack down small?

In Make Your Own Gear » [share] Carbon table
October 28, 5:49am

Advice on primary three
I know exactly what you are going through as this is all fairly new to me also. I recently purchased an alcohol stove and 1.3l pot which significantly dropped our base weight and bulk of gear. Unfo...

In Gear Lists » Advise on primary 3
October 27, 7:57am

I use the MSR needle stakes because they came with my tent. I also have a few groundhog stakes for soft soil. They're both bomb proof. Why is everyone using shepherds hook stakes? Is it just th...

In GEAR » Titanium Tent Stakes
October 25, 4:04am

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

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