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joined Feb 22, 2012

I am a: backpacker
Location: Australia

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Australian. Grew up camping and fishing on lakes and inland rivers. Have always enjoyed bushwalking, swimming in rivers, lakes and the sea, and love nature and the outdoors. Studied Science and Horticulture. Fell in love with the Sierra Nevada mountains of California and luckily so did my partner, so we have made a bit of a habit of visiting in their summer (our winter) each year for 10 of the past 11 years. We have hiked hundreds of miles in the Sierra Nevada including the John Muir Trail, and have also done some backpacking in New Zealand and the Australian Alpine National Park. We are mid-weight backpackers, (started off lightweight, but found we preferred more supportive/durable/comfortable gear). We love our time in camp as much as our time on the trail. We are in our 50s. 

Gear Reviews (7)

user rating: 3 of 5 Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX 12/20/2019
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Exped Venus II 8/29/2013
user rating: 3 of 5 Zamberlan 308 Trekker RR 5/23/2013
user rating: 4 of 5 Zamberlan 308 Trekker RR 5/23/2013
user rating: 4.5 of 5 SteriPEN Classic UV Water Purifier 9/13/2012
user rating: 4 of 5 Kelty Trekker 3900 ST 2/22/2012
user rating: 3.5 of 5 Zamberlan Cristallo Gore-Tex 2/22/2012


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