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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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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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The hosed comes in a 3L. Moosejaw were sold out when I purchased my other stuff though so I had to get a 2L

In GEAR » water reservoir for gravity filter
October 21, 5:35am

Interesting topic
That's a very interesting topic you've brought up there. I'd be interested to see what people have to say about it. Synthetic never seems an option because of it's poor compressibil...

In GEAR » Synthetics should have caught or surpassed down by now!! Try harder
October 21, 5:30am

Winter Pad
You're right Eric, I will definitely try out a cheap foam mat with the Neo-Air first and see how it goes. I'm using a WM-Ultralite with overfill plus sleeping in thermals, wool socks and a ...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 11:05pm

Winter Pad
They sound a lot lighter than the Exped mats. You you just inflate them like a Neo-Air? I like the thought of purchasing cottage gear. You are correct that it makes it hard because you can't &q...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 8:50pm

Winter Pad
The custom sizing etc. sounds really good. I'd be looking for an R-value that be suitable for temps down to about 15f. It is unlikely that we will encounter temps that cold but it leaves the op...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 8:19pm

Ramen Noodles
Thanks for your thoughts everyone :)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ramen Noodles
October 20, 6:19pm

Winter Pad
No I'm not on a time frame, its spring here so I have about 5 months before its starts cooling down again. The exped pads look absolutely amazing, insanely durable and the built in pump looks f...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 20, 6:13pm

Thanks Collin :-) I'll see how it all goes!

In GEAR » I ripped my new MH down jacket!
October 20, 5:31am

Ramen Noodles
Hey all :) I'm looking to get a dehydrator to start making my own dehydrated meals for our future trips, there seems to be a lot of really great recipes out there. I'll definitely have to ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ramen Noodles
October 20, 1:13am

I think I'll go with a couple of Exped pads if I head down that path, it's just coming into warm weather here so I can wait before I decide. The Kookabay website, I hate to say, has next to...

In GEAR » Winter Pad
October 19, 9:39pm

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