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Mark McLauchlin (markmclauchlin) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Western Australia
About Me Avid hiker and light weight gear nut.
CityPerth
StateWestern Australia
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://lightweighthikersblog.blogspot.com/
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All Forum Posts by Mark McLauchlin

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Re: Another Aussie
Hi Will, Welcome to the group both this forum and UL hiking. Resurected an old thread there :) Im up in Perth, and walk the Bib track most of the time too. I maintain the trail and shelter...

In Philosophy & Technique » Question for Aussies - water.
March 24, 5:31am

Re: thoms tyvek GCB (ground cover bivy)
Agree with Doug, I throw mine straight in the machine, incidentally I have had the same piece for over 2 years now which I use as a ground sheet. Oh and Thom, looks great

In Make Your Own Gear » thoms tyvek GCB (ground cover bivy)
March 20, 6:56am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
Great thanks again, webshots link doesnt appear to work. I have only use the Q once, for a roast to try it out, very nice indeed. Cheers

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
March 17, 12:22am

Re: Re: Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
Thanks Nick, Looks great, very similar to the Jayco model of pop-tops over here. Your use seems to be the same as my intentions, base camp, wifes retreat etc. We decided not to go for a va...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
March 16, 11:55pm

Re: Re: Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
Kind of reminds me of the A-Team van :) very cool though. Where was the picture taken, that scenery is beautiful.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
March 16, 7:11am

Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
Very cool looking VW, pleanty of them still on the road over here too. Thanks for sharing

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
March 16, 6:39am

Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
Hi all, Just wondering how many of you have a caravan or RV that you use as a basecamp? Hopefully this weekend at the caravan and camping show (Perth, Western Australia) my family I will be o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Caravans/Rv's as a Basecamp
March 16, 1:19am

Re: Re: Neck Surgey
Hi all, Just an update if you are interested. Surgery was last week, went really well, I was out of hospital in 4 days, up and walking 5 hours after, apparently as I dont recall much of the f...

In Chaff » Neck Surgery
March 15, 12:47am

Re: Re: wow!!!! @ cottage manufacturers....
Siggy, thing you need to understand is that hiking gear is a totally different market here in Aus. UL or even light are not concepts that a great number of people here subscribe to. The huge majori...

In GEAR » support the cottage industry clothing/gear...the real deal!
March 12, 5:29pm

Re: Golite Dawn and BPL Book
I would be interested in the book, Let me know if still available Cheers

In Gear Swap » Golite Dawn and BPL Book
March 12, 1:17am

All Reader Reviews by Mark McLauchlin

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Ray Way quilt one person - standard
I purchased the Ray Quilt after reading several reviews on the internet and felt at the time for the money this was a good choice in my UL attempt. I found the hardest part of the project, like oth...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
March 17, 6:18am