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Roger Caffin (rcaffin) - BPL Staff

My Locale Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
About Me Research Scientist. Been walking all my life, mainly off-track - we don't have 'trails' here, and I always go with my wife. Summer and winter, lowland and highland, Australia and Europe. Forced into UL gear by heavy packs and increasing age. :-)
Example Gear List at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/caffins_4_month_gear_list.html

BPL email: roger@backpackinglight.com
CitySydney
StateNSW
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.bushwalkingnsw.org.au/FAQ/

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All Forum Posts by Roger Caffin

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Re: Answer for Roger
Hi Sam I agree with James. Definitely go see a doctor AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. You are obviously running extremely low on blood sugar by the middle of the night, every night. That is not normal, ...

In GEAR » Please give suggestions to help solve waking up from cold
July 18, 3:52pm

Re: caffeine pills instead of coffee?
I can't help feeling that somewhere along the line someone has sort of missed the whole point of making and drinking hot coffee. Cheers

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
July 18, 3:43am

Re: Re: Re: Hypoglycemic Shock?
Thank you Tom.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Backpacking on a Low Carb Diet
July 18, 3:40am

Re: Re: Low volume breakfast
> oil-rich granola is more calorie dense, volume-wise, than dry oatmeal (which is > almost all carbs). That does depend on what sort of oatmeal you are talking about. For processed 'ins...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low volume breakfast
July 18, 3:36am

Re: BPL SPAM Ad for Potable Aqua?
Please send a full copy of the email (ie 'forward') to roger@backpackinglight.com As far as I know, Ryan is away in the mountains, and has been so for several days. Cheers

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 11
July 17, 4:43pm

Re: Hypoglycemic Shock?
Hi Terry I too doubt he would go into hypoglycemic shock, but then I never suggested that he would. By the way, the word you want is ketones, not keytones. The latter are found on mobile phon...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Backpacking on a Low Carb Diet
July 17, 12:36am

Re: Re: Please give suggestions to help solve waking up from cold
Hi Sam > No matter the conditions, I always wake up with a severe chill. I am rather curious about this. Do you feel the same sort of cold when you wake up at home in your bed? Cheers

In GEAR » Please give suggestions to help solve waking up from cold
July 17, 12:24am

Re: miox technology
> Maybe a BPL historian/link master can post some of the past reviews of the miox > method used I reviewed it for BPL. It STANK. It was revolting. My wife is tolerant, but she would not eve...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 11
July 16, 5:07am

Re: Low carb lifestyle and endurance pursuits
Hi Ped > the extinguished moderator That's a new one. I like it. Very witty. :-) > For some people with certain conditions, Low carb is not a "fad" but a medical or >...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Backpacking on a Low Carb Diet
July 16, 5:03am

Re: Please give suggestions to help solve waking up from cold
Hi Mik I agree with everyone else that you have quite enough clothing and down. I suspect you have two problems: * Not enough insulation under you: that mat is not enough. We have a good rev...

In GEAR » Please give suggestions to help solve waking up from cold
July 16, 4:48am

All Reader Reviews by Roger Caffin

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Skinny Skis, Jacksons Hole XC Skis
My wife and I had to re-equip with new XC skis, NNN-BC bindings and boots this year. We found several companies which could supply the models we were looking for and ship overseas (to Australia), and ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 28, 3:08pm

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
I got a pair of the DTV boot socks in a BGT Test. I gave them hell for four months. It didn't seem to have had any effect on them. Roland B is a very helpful guy too.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 06, 3:53am

Coleman Exponent Xtreme Stove
I have been using the Xtreme in the snow for many years. I have never ever had any problems with it. It lights and runs completely reliably. It will run down to -26 C (-15 F) because the gas mix in t...

In Stoves - White Gas
October 24, 4:17pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I've used mine for ... many years now. I was initially irritated by the valve off position, but then I wondered: It is otherwise superbly made: what if the valve position is deliberate? Why would th...

In Stoves - Canister
December 29, 10:04pm