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Kids first snow trip Down Under
Last year I wanted to introduce our kids to the snow but it was a pretty dismal snow season in Victoria, the state that we live. This year I was determined to get our 10yo and 8yo daughters to the...

In Post-Trip Reports » The Winter Down Under..... ?
October 20, 5:37am

CAFFIN winter tent
Hi Roger, When (being an optimist!) your winter tent goes into production are they also considering making your titanium snow pegs and deadman anchors? Cheers, Simone

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
June 20, 4:27am

Great news
Hi Roger, Congratulations on linking up with Easton to bring your tents to the UL masses! Count me in for a winter tent. :-) I'll hand the Olympus down to my kids... Width won't be an iss...

In GEAR » The CAFFIN tents come!
June 11, 5:21am

snake fear
I think snakes behind glass are quite beautiful and the 'safe' ones brought out at kids’ parties are pretty amazing, but in the bush they give me shivers. As Roger pointed out, all ten o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Snakes
May 24, 7:37am

Well done!
Fabulous photos! What a lovely, spontaneous overnight adventure. I am totally, totally jealous. No snow where I live and an hour's drive to anywhere decent to camp. My 8yo has been nagging f...

In Post-Trip Reports » Dad & Daughter, first time winter camping
April 26, 6:30am

Thank you
Just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who posted links and suggestions! We had a fabulous time on our Tasmania trip with rain and mud, snow and slush, and a few spots of sunshine thrown i...

In GEAR » Shoe set up for hiking in mud?
April 26, 6:11am

Aarn pack
I use a Jam for short walks but I love my Aarn Featherlite Freedom and am sometimes tempted to take it even when I don't need so much carry space because it is just so incredibly comfortable an...

In GEAR » Packs with great load transfer
April 26, 5:35am

How should I store compressible camping items?
I would read the product instructions. We leave our down sleeping bags in the supersized bags provided and only use compression bags if we have space issues when packing for a trip. Our Exped...

In GEAR » How should I store compressible camping items?
April 26, 5:02am

+1 Extremities Tuff Bags
I found out about the Extremities Tuff Bags on a BPL thread and ordered them from the UK. I've only had them for 6 months but so far they have been terrific. I used them last month without lin...

In GEAR » Lightweight waterproof rain mitts/gloves
April 26, 4:50am

Upcoming trip to Australia--offering to be a pack mule
Hi Nancy, We constantly gripe about the cost of gear here in Australia so I am sure you will find people willing to take up your 'pack mule' offer. The best place to post the offer woul...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Upcoming trip to Australia--offering to be a pack mule
March 03, 4:43am

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