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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.
CityHighbury
StateSouth Australia
My PDF Gear ListBasic Gear List (summer and winter)

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All Forum Posts by Benen Huntley

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Fatty Meals
Well we went for a trip this weekend with some friends and there was definitely food envy at dinner time. I dehydrated 1kg of chili con carne down to 250g plus 2 dehyrayed served of rice and it cam...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating coconut and other fatty foods
October 19, 3:51am

Thanks
You guys are great. Thanks for the help!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating coconut and other fatty foods
October 13, 3:08pm

Dehydrating coconut and other fatty foods
I like a reasonably high fat diet. I've asked before but haven't had much response. What is the issue with dehydrating meals with fat? I tried a coconut chicken curry the other day and it...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating coconut and other fatty foods
October 13, 2:08am

paleo
I try to eat mostly Primal but it's expensive. I take ghee for a big calorie boost to meals. As was said above, you can't go wrong by dehydrating a chilli con carne with the beans left out....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Paleo backpackers??
October 12, 12:02am

X100S
Depending how much you want to spend and how heavy you are happy to go but I can't say enough about the Fuji x100s. It's around 450g though. 16mp asp-c sensor like a lot of dslr bodies, man...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 9:39pm

Pertex Endurance
I've heard back from the guy in NZ who does custom made jackets. I gave him some specifications and he suggested that Pertex Endurance is the lightest down proof fabric that he uses. I've n...

In GEAR » UL Down Jacket
October 09, 9:28pm

Awesome
Sounds awesome Adam! Hope it works out well!

In Make Your Own Gear » Hyperdry 950 loft down
October 06, 3:05am

WM
I have two WM Ultralight bags that both have grey down. I can't imagine them using lesser quality. What are you planning on making???

In Make Your Own Gear » Hyperdry 950 loft down
October 03, 7:44am

Made It!
Haha. Classic. Sounds like a great idea. I'll definitely remember it when it gets cold. Actually excited to try it now haha.

In GEAR » Zpacks 10 deg. To Replace WM Ultralite and Versalite?
October 03, 6:14am

Staying Warm
Cheers Dustin! I'll give it a go this weekend. Temps will only get down to around 35-40 though but I should be able to get an idea. It makes sense, I'm always baking when I get into b...

In GEAR » Zpacks 10 deg. To Replace WM Ultralite and Versalite?
October 02, 11:06pm

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