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Michael Williams (qldhike) - BPL Guest

My Locale Queensland
About Me I'm currently a lightweight hiker who usual trips are overnighters to coastal national parks.
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Cleaning your gear
I've finally reached the stage where my gear list is stable and actually being used on a regular basis and hence needs to be cleaned more regularly. This has led to me to think about correct ge...

In GEAR » Cleaning your gear
August 19, 5:22am

too expensive
actually at 70 bucks I'm reconsidering seeing as I could buy a 100 weight fleece with hood for that price

In GEAR » Anyone used a 'hoodie' buff?
July 02, 3:25am

Thanks everybody for comments. I think I might have to try one and report back with weights, etc

In GEAR » Anyone used a 'hoodie' buff?
June 26, 4:18am

Anyone used a 'hoodie' buff?
While browsing around for new headwear I came across the 'hoodie' buff: I don't currently have any hooded jackets apart from my rain...

In GEAR » Anyone used a 'hoodie' buff?
June 25, 6:35am

My top 3 for 2011
My picks: 1. Stickpic / Bottlepod This year I really learnt that pictures of your trips are great but pictures with you in them are better. These also mean I can take better video too. 2. UL...

In GEAR » 2011 Backpacking Light Reader Picks
January 02, 3:25am

re:clothing system
Yeah true. May as well take advantage of the perks of hiking in warmer weather. Thanks

In GEAR » Rethinking clothing system
November 05, 5:54pm

Rethinking clothing system
After a recent holiday to Tasmania (Aus) I found that while day hiking my softshell jacket with fleece underneath worked great during a 2 hour drenching rain. The softshell wetted out but I failed ...

In GEAR » Rethinking clothing system
November 03, 6:04pm

What do you do for a living?
Clinical Pharmacist here. There has to be a few more healthcare related professions around surely? I would have thought some physiotherapists and doctors for sure

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do for a living?
October 21, 7:57pm

stove lighters
Thanks everyone. There doesn't seem to be a huge amount of support for firesteels being any better so I guess I'll stick to the lighter and matches.

In GEAR » What do you use to light your alcohol stove/fire?
September 12, 2:43am

What do you use to light your alcohol stove/fire?
I currently use long matches to light my alcohol stove (Traildesigns Caldera Cone stove)(with a lighter as backup). The matches avoid me getting burnt but are susceptible to the wind and I've h...

In GEAR » What do you use to light your alcohol stove/fire?
September 11, 5:41am

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