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I live in one of NZ's hiking meccas, Wanaka. I am a NZ pioneer in lightweight tramping and gear for NZ conditions.
I live in one of NZ's hiking meccas, Wanaka. I am a NZ pioneer in lightweight tramping and gear for NZ conditions.

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Toilet Trowels
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Toilet Trowels
I have posted on this shitty subject before. However, Helinox in Australia now distributes the Deuce Toilet Trowel. You can check it out and order here - https://www.helinox.com.au/the-deuce For the last few years, I have used the QiWiz (Chee-Wiz). More det...
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Exofficio have been a leading brand for hiking underwear in the US for years. I am a firm supporter and user of the IceBreaker brand of undies. Although they do wear out quickly. Macpac also do a good merino undies product, but probably less durable than Ic...
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Lightweight Footwear
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I am a long supporter of Altra Lone Peak trail runners for tramping. I am on my third pair. But, I do agree there are several other lightweight options. Kelly Hodgkins is a full-time backpacking guru out of the USA. Here's a link to check out her recommenda...
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Best Ultralight Headlamps
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Best Ultralight Headlamps
Chris at Greenbelly (Nutritious Hiking Bars - delicious by the way!) has just posted a great review on headlamps that I thought may help you lighten your load. You can read his review at  https://www.greenbelly.co/pages/best-ultralight-backpacking-headlamps...
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10 Best Ultralight Sleeping Pads
Here is a link to Chris Cage's blog where he lists suggestions and reviews lightweight sleeping mats . https://www.greenbelly.co/pages/best-ultralight-backpacking-sleeping-pads I personally use the  THERMA-A-REST: NeoAir XLite In my younger days, I used the...
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