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Dan Whalley (thedanwhalley) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale peakdistrict natonial park, UK
About Me I live in the white peak area of the peak district national park u.k, I am in to all outdoor sports mostly biking, scrambling, mountain walking and I have a passion for ultra-light backpacking!
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All Forum Posts by Dan Whalley

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working with slippery fabrics
Not had much experiance sewing, made a couple of tarps and packs made of spinnaker and sil nylon, but i found to get my seams straight i used a flat fold seam and ran an iron over each fold on a li...

In Make Your Own Gear » Working with Silnylon and other slippery materials
January 06, 2:51pm

Re: Tarp pitching on cycling trips
sorry for the late reply, i was having a random search for touring, i have used his set up for sometime now an it works a treat! i sometimes use a small pole which i store in the seat tube when ri...

In GEAR » Tarp pitching on cycling trips
November 29, 9:25am

shrink wrap!
hi, i have also bought some heat shrink film of ebay and some advitised as shrink wrap even though its different, it was the same as my polycro ground sheent from gossamer gear and much cheaper of...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shrink wrap
April 18, 12:37pm

UK backpackers club AGM
Hi, Is there anybody out there going to the UK Backpackers club/ TGO AGM, lightweight exebition in April?? Out of interest, how many UK members actually are there?? http://www.backpackersc...

In Chaff » UK backpackers club AGM
March 06, 3:02pm

Re: minimum tarp size for bivvy-less camping
yer i would recon a taper towards the rear to! this would work great!

In Make Your Own Gear » minimum tarp size for bivvy-less camping
March 01, 12:14pm

bivy pad chair
A possible idea would to use a custom variable girth sleeping quilt, something where you would be able to remove the straps to attach to the bivy chair pad for the supporting straps, or some sort o...

In Multiple Use Gear » Dual purpose bivy's???
February 26, 2:21am

Bivvy chair pad
Hi, Not tryed that myself but seems a great idea that wouldnt be to difficult to make and would give a little comfort around camp! Take it would be used with a pad inside the bivvy, would hav...

In Multiple Use Gear » Dual purpose bivy's???
February 22, 8:41am

trail ninja
Brill video! funny! Yer looks like it would be better used as a troul than a knife, and there ant much of killer animals here in the uk! But those ninjas are scary! Like to try one out mysel...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 LuxuryLite Big Survival Stik Walking Staff REVIEW
February 20, 11:25am

Gear MOYOG Section Has Gone?
I cant seem to see any MYOG projects under the gear section!, i was after looking into a jay ham project but its gone! Anyone no why??

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Gear MOYOG Section Has Gone?
February 08, 1:53am

Caldra cone
Cheers for the replys, i thought as much, just didnt want to find out the hard way!! Oh no, looks like i am going to have to purchase some new gear again (note, sarcasm!)

In Multiple Use Gear » Caldera Cone- wood burner???
February 07, 1:33am

All Reader Reviews by Dan Whalley

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Golite Jam
Iv used this pack for over a year now and its become one of my favorate packs. Its light at ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
December 03, 7:59am

GoLite Hut 1
me and my girlfriend to have the golite hut 2, we found it to cope with all weathers apart from strong winds where naturally a more sheltered area is needed, we recently walked the west highland way n...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
November 30, 11:08am