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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, Central Australia, Kakadu, Japan, China, Korea.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
StateSouth Australia
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Re: New ZPacks Arc Haul w/ small customizations
I agree with John and Ken's comments. The way buckles, straps, etc are done on this pack truly is a breath of fresh air. Not only replaceability/adaptability, they clearly, have seriously...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
July 12, 8:38pm

Re: Re: ZPacks Arc Haul
Thanks for your experience Ken I also noticed the knots were finished very short, I'll retie them myself sometime soon. I'm not a fan of bowlines for knots that are meant to hang around ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
July 12, 5:50am

Rocks and Scree
I've never understood the "rocks and scree" argument for wearing high cut boots. Its as if they think a sharp rock is always going to come out and slice their ankle off. I've w...

In GEAR » GR20 Questions - shoes, raingear
July 10, 5:16pm

Re: Re: Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
I've also wondered for years why one of the cottage manufacturers doesn't make a windshell with WPB sleeves specifically for poncho wearers. The weight increase and breathability losses wou...

In GEAR » Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
July 03, 12:50am

Re: Re: Gossamer Gear Pilgrim vs Kumo vs Murmur
They definitely have lots of pack overlap! I think, if they can handle it economically, having lots of pack options is great. Though sometimes for consumers having too many options is a bad thing.

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Pilgrim vs Kumo vs Murmur
July 03, 12:47am

Re: Rain mitt
That's not a bad idea Sam. With a thumb loop at the other end. Could put in bellow seams on the underside to promote a bit more ventilation if needed. Hmmm.

In GEAR » Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
July 02, 8:51pm

Re: Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
As Roger says, arms underneath. Or if you use trekking poles, keep them out-your arms will be working hard and have plenty of bloody flow to keep them warm. Add waterproof mitts if you need to (eg ...

In GEAR » Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
July 02, 7:13pm

Gossamer Gear Pilgrim vs Kumo vs Murmur
Gossamer Gear have released a new pack; the Pilgrim. 36L, roll top, ~20oz. If you are familiar with their current line up, including t...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Pilgrim vs Kumo vs Murmur
July 02, 7:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: ZPacks Arc Haul
Hi Ryan Yes, I agree, a longer hike might pull out some extra things I haven't noticed. I've done a few more training walks of the ~hour mark. Some of these I'm pushing steep terrain...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
July 01, 7:31pm

Shipping, etc
I have a synthetic PHD vest I bought a few years ago for my ex. Its superb. Breathability with an insulated vest (or product) is pretty hard to comment on if you only have the built product as ...

In GEAR » Do PHD products breathe well?
June 30, 10:07pm

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