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All posts by Shane Goodwin

Mount Everest

Mount Everest The Mountain Mount Everest also known in Nepal as Sagarmatha and in Tibet/China by various romanisations of Chomolungma is Earths highest mountain standing at 8848 meters or 29029 ft. above sea level. The international border between China and Nepal runs precisely across the summit point. Many people have attempted to summit Mt Everest [...]
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One Planet Packs

One Planet Packs One Planet packs are at the pinnacle of the Australian backpack scene and match it with the best of the international brands with there unpretentious functionality, robust build with out all of the gimmicks that seem to be popular with most of the other backpacks on the market.   You could say [...]
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Keen Pyrenees

Keen Pyrenees If you have wide feet then these boots will be very comfortable with the large toe box that is common to the Keen brand. The heel is a little loose but not bothersome when walking. They are a bit high on the ankles which I and many other people have found the top [...]
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Black Diamond Contour Elliptic Shock

Black Diamond Contour Elliptic Shock These poles are burly and comfortable and feature a unique teardrop shaped design to add strength to the shaft. The shafts, as well as the Flick Lock closure system, make these one of the most durable poles in the market. If you are a larger persona and would like poles [...]
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Osprey Kestral 38

Osprey Kestral 38 Osprey Kestral 38 is well placed in the Osprey line up is perfect for cold weather hiking as a day pack or lightweight overnight trip (if you don’t require much gear such as sleeping bags, mats and staying in catered accommodation).   I don’t believe this pack would be ideal to hike [...]
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