Author Archives: ianganderton

Tips & Tricks -Upright Canister Stoves in Cold Conditions

Its winter here in Australia and that means sub zero conditions in the Southern Highlands and Snowy Mountains. Cold is the enemy of my Jetboil because as low temperature makes it more difficult for the gas in the canister to … Continue reading

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Forces in White Water Rescue

I participated in an Aquatic Rescue course last week and it had me wondering what the various forces involved are. After a bit of internet research here is a collection of bits of information that I found interesting. I can … Continue reading

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3D Printing – Trangia Fuel Bottle Adaptor Tool

I’ve been messing around with 3D printing as part of another project I’m working on. As part of that I’ve put together this Trangia fuel bottle adaptor that has come out really well.

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QR Codes – 5 Uses for Outdoor Instructors & Centres

QR Codes are those square pixelly things you see on a lot of marketing material. With the right software you can scan them using the camera of your phone. You might already use them quite a bit. They used to … Continue reading

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Buying your first mountain bike – top tips and handy hints

Recently I seem to have come across lots of people wanting advice on buying their first mountain bike so I thought I’d collate it all into a post to make things easier. So if you are reading this you have … Continue reading

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Fat-Skeptic to Fat-Evangilist in just one bike

In May last year (2012) I had a go on the fatbike that Andy had brought to try on the sand. I was very fat-skeptic. “Of course a bike wont work on the deserts soft sand”, I thought. Oh how … Continue reading

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Dear Blog – please accept my apologies

for I have been neglecting you for far to long. Starting with this post I aim to make it back up to you in some small way by paying you some attention. My excuse is poor, I was initially distracted … Continue reading

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