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Issue 63 August 2013 - November 2013

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The Classifieds

  • FS: Brand new Men’s The North Face hiking shoes size 11US

    Brand new North Face hiking shoes. These are the MEN’S Hedgehog GTX XCR III. Size 11US or 10UK. We received the wrong size so it’s never been worn. For sale for $100 neg.

    Designed for multisport athletes and adventure racers, The North Face Hedehhog GTX XCR III Men is a low-profile hiking shoe optimal for all-terrain use. It’s lightweight, waterproof, breathable and durable. Added mesh panels on upper increase breathability crucial on long treks. Grippy Vibram® outsole aids with footing over slick, uneven terrain.

    •Synthetic leather uppers with nylon mesh panels are flexible, lightweight and durable for breathable, comfortable use on the trail
    •Reinforced toe boxes and molded rubber heel counters protect uppers from abrasion; gusseted and padded tongues keep out debris and add comfort
    •Seam-sealed Gore-Tex® XCR® inserts with wicking nylon linings offer waterproof protection while allowing your moisture vapor to escape
    •Removable EVA footbeds feature forefoot and heel cushioning pads and built-up heels for enhanced support
    •Dual-density EVA midsoles deliver all-day cushioning and shock absorption; heels feature a stiffened cradle to help center the heel and enhance stabilty
    •Thermoplastic urethane shank plates add torsional rigidity and protection from uneven terrain
    •The Hedgehog III GTX XCR hiking shoes feature aggressive Vibram® rubber outsoles to supply dependable traction on uneven terrain

  • FS: Scrubba Wash Bag

    Brand new, never been used Scrubba Wash Bag. $50.

    This is actually a very cool product. The most portable way of washing your clothes. Australian design with hundreds of nodes inside the bag makes it an effective way of washing clothes while you are on the move. Its perfect for campers who don’t have access to a sink. Its also great if you have delicates that need to be washed or a small load where it isn’t worth having the washing machine one.

    To read more about it, read this camper’s review

  • FS: Dedos Down Sleeping Bag

    Dedos Down Mountain Designs 525 Standard

    This bag was donated to the Foundation. Put simply, it’s too good for our hire gear so we are selling it as a fundraiser.

    This bag is perfect for walkers during the milder seasons when the weather can be unpredictable. The Dedos can be opened out flat and used as a blanket when the weather is warmer and will quickly convert into a form fitting cocoon when things get a little chilly. RRP $329.95. Sell at $180 (firm). About 8yrs old but in seriously good condition.

    • Trapezoidal baffles & Cantered foot shape for thermal efficiency
    • Dual zips offer plenty of ventilation
    • Contoured neck baffle helps reduce convective heat loss & ensures a perfect fitting hood

    Temperature rating: 0deg c
    Inner fill: 700 loft duck down
    Shell: 30 x 30d nylon
    Approx. Internal length: 190cms
    Approx width: 75cms
    Bag weight: 1.14kg
    Fill weight: 525gms
    Compressed packed volume: 6.3l
    Zip options: left zip, zipper length: 225cm

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