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You may as well just go with the inevitable. I was on an expedition one time and the guide didn't like Jan Cameron so didn't like the brand either. One ...
That's very kind of you FrankB, but the Atmos would be too big, they have 10.5-11.5inch back measurements. I also have an Aarn pack, they are great.
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I guess it depends if you're camping or staying in huts, and how lightweight your gear is. Staying in huts 50ltrs should ample for the Heaphy. I used a Osprey Atmos ...
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I have a lot of experience with some of the more lightweight designs out there, and I can tell you that each tent will offer pro's and con's that will ...
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pbtech have an extensive stock of screen protectors.
I posted recently about my Meindl soles coming off at the toes. Things I have learned from this experience - 1. Not all boot repair places are equal - thanks ...
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Just as long as they dont start using split leather in tramping boots. If you want a boot to last and dont mind breaking it in then full grain is the ...
We just used our new NeoAir xlite and didn't notice the noise and we were out in the bush. Liked it alot. Light and easy to blow up. Better than ...
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Great points made, I would agree that trail shoes or runners are best for established tracks that are benched, which is what most people are doing. For off-trail bush bashing ...
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I'm afraid to rip the silk liner if I used it inside the sleeping bag, but I'll give it a try...I usually use in lodges/motel rooms when I don't trust ...
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Thanks all - cheers Glenn - I will try looking for those other places - I need these boots to hodl together for a big easter trip.
I've been coping with the heat by wetting my head and allowing the water to drip onto my prolite shirt and trousers and splashing water onto my sleeves. But don't ...
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My Exos has. A few years ago, a hunter commented on how old it was. I'd just given it a scrub the day before. I'm still using it and the ...
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I've taken ski googles once on a climbing trip. That was on a trip where a white-out was predicted. With the orange perspex? they were brilliant in the conditions. It ...
I imported a Catalyst about two years ago. Bets pack I've ever had, it's huge. I do miss having a true top pocket but not that much.
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I was wrong the torles is as follows The Torlesse 50 is constructed with a durable, yet lightweight combination of 630d Cordura nylon and 210d Ripstop nylon. so not Aztec at ...
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I use a pole - went from none to two then back to one. I use it for balance (steep terrain, rock-hopping, rivers, tussock, etc) but also for fending off (wet ...
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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
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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@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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