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Barry Cuthbert (nzbazza) - BPL Lifetime Member

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New Zealand track times
There has been an interesting article recently about how times along hiking tracks have been determined by DOC (the government department responsible for conserving the New Zealand's National P...

In Philosophy & Technique » Distance : miles or time ?
June 10, 10:43pm

Re: The CAFFIN tents come!
That is super cool! I'll be in the queue for one.

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
June 07, 5:50pm

And gravity probably taught the Mayans, Sherpa et al. :-) It's sure taught me a few lessons putting me on my butt more than a few times going downhill. My technique for dealing with steep sl...

In Philosophy & Technique » Downhill Technique
June 04, 6:56pm

If you don't like snakes, tramp New Zealand :-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Snakes
May 31, 7:54pm

Re: Headlamp with a Long distance Beam????
You don't say why you need a really long throwing light as lights that are good for night hiking along good trails, night hiking off trail in rough terrain, running/orienteering/rogaining and m...

In GEAR » Headlamp with a Long distance Beam????
May 22, 4:50pm

Re: Whats the best way to stay dry in the rain
The definite BPL article on the subject

In GEAR » Whats the best way to stay dry in the rain
May 17, 4:48pm

Re: Weightless Measuring Cup
Good Idea! I use a water bladder so I've scratched lines on the inside of my cookpot every 100ml for measuring.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Weightless Measuring Cup
May 16, 6:42pm

Re: Settlers of Catan
On hut-based trips I have been known to take a full-sized version of Settlers, along with a gas lantern and suitable snack supplies for games that go deep into the night. When tramping with a la...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The "naughty" heavy luxury items that you just don't wanna leave behind!
May 14, 10:36pm

Re: Re: In need of new clothes...
Or flagged for offensive content... ;-)

In GEAR » In need of new clothes...
May 13, 4:30pm

Re: How far is "too far" for an overnighter?
My typical weekend trips start on Fridays leaving work at about 4:30pm with the tramping gear loaded in the car all ready, drive anywhere between 1-4 hours (most weekend trips would be 1.5-3 hours ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How far is "too far" for an overnighter?
May 13, 4:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Barry Cuthbert

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SnowPeak 900
I have the ti version, weighs 155g on my scales, 105g sans lid. Perfect size billy for me when going solo and SP Gigapower stove and gas canister fit neatly inside the billy. I replaced the lid wit...

In Cookware - Titanium
July 28, 6:51pm

Sea to Summit Alpha Light Spoon
I have the long-handled version - ideal for eating out of bags or stirring in pots. As others have noted the shape of the spoon is great for the last bit of food out of the corners. Sometimes I wish t...

In Cookware - Other
July 28, 6:42pm