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Thanks for sharing this. I will definitely try this. And every people cannot afford much money. They do shopping with their own budget. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Care Home in Brighton
I had a mate use a cover once. Disappeared somewhere on the Manson Tops. I would have called the conditions poor but not terrible and it was fixed to his ...
I don't generally use them (the knees are still going well in their 70th year), but I find they are handy in NZ, particularly for stream crossings and on steep ...
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We've been happy with the Deuters 40l kids pack. Bought for a smaller torso. Really not that pricey new: https://www.outdooraction.co.nz/products/deuter-fox-40-kids-backpack
I'll use about 60g a day for 2 so that's 4 days worth. If you're staying in huts and lighting a woodstove, you can use that too for heating water ...
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Sounds like you've got it sorted. In case anyone is hunting for those NZTM2000 parameters the link below has sone details. https://www.linz.govt.nz/land/maps/topographic-maps/topo50-maps/using-your-gps-unit-topo50-data
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Not recommending it because it was pricey but a few years ago, I bought a Marmot jacket that was thigh length. It was made especially for the NZ market with ...
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The Atom LT is a really nice jacket as well, I wish I could justify having another jacket in this category...
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I tried the Exped and it had a nice tight hip support but I cant get over the lack of top pocket or side areas to stow stuff in. So ...
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@bernieq Sorry, I wasn't clear enough in my post above. The "aquatabs" that were being talked about has the active ingredient sodium dichloroisocyanurate. This is the slow release Cl- molecule, that ...
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What about some front pockets to go with the existing pack if your current gear is too bulky? You could also ditch the car windscreen reflector shield thing as you ...
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cellulitis is always serious and will always require urgent medical intervention. Oral antibiotics probably wouldnt of made much difference except that because you had given antibiotics you would of waited ...
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Thanks for the tip @Pro-active , if that's able to stop sandflies I've found what I'm looking foor. Cheers!
how much use has it had? synthetic bags have a far more finite life than down bags and that bag is a design that hasnt been sold for a while... ...
My knowledge was transformed when I started using the app and joined the community. For suggestions: "Nature Guide to the New Zealand Forest" by John Dawson and Rob Lucas. And "Which Native ...
Every hardware sports shop and most garages sell it. Look for the names Coleman fuel, Fuelite, Calcite, and shelite. The Coleman fuel here will look different to USA. Here it ...
Having been through a few sets of poles over the years I can recommend Macpac's carbon fibre poles. Super light and very strong. I have broken one recently after about ...
Yes, however I always cut my groundsheets about 15 cms shorter than the tent floor in all directions and if it rains hard enough, water WILL run on top of ...
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I had a Go-Lite which had no frame, being a sac with shoulder straps and a hip belt. The trick was to pack your gear in a way that melded ...
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Frank (my partner) uses a cut open MSC packliner as our tent footprint. It is the perfect size and is useful for deciding on the position of the tent. It ...
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I have the Cascade 75L... great pack.... I don't think I have been on any longer than a three-day trip with it. :-/
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If worried about residue gas put 2 holes and leave outside for a few days
If conditions are borderline I wear polypro leggings under my shorts and if I warm I just roll them up. Otherwise they stay down. For an extra top layer to ...
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But ... orange ?. Gets good reviews, alright. https://www.livefortheoutdoors.com/gear-reviews/footwear/articles/first-test-scarpa-ribelle-lite-od-walking-boot-review-2018 Thanks.
If you can tell me where you think you lost it, I can tell you where it is. Sorry it was really large and very wet, and I only had ...
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