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199507 [2020/12/26 16:35]
joan [Don't Compromise Safety]
199507 [2020/12/26 16:38]
joan [Don't Compromise Safety]
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 |Sun screen| |80| |Sun screen| |80|
 |Food |1870 |1870 | |Food |1870 |1870 |
-|/bTotals/|6460 grams |14445 grams|+|**Totals **|**6460 grams** |**14445 grams**|
 | |6.46 kg| 14.50 kg| | |6.46 kg| 14.50 kg|
 | |14 ¼lb| 31 ¾lb| | |14 ¼lb| 31 ¾lb|
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 * SWISS KNIFE Certainly not necessary for eating, but if you have to carry out emergency repairs on some piece of equipment you won't find a spoon much use.\\ * SWISS KNIFE Certainly not necessary for eating, but if you have to carry out emergency repairs on some piece of equipment you won't find a spoon much use.\\
 WATERBOTTLE In Victoria in summer (and even in autumn) water is often scarce, so carrying water is a necessity. WATERBOTTLE In Victoria in summer (and even in autumn) water is often scarce, so carrying water is a necessity.
-* STOVE Above the treeline there is seldom any firewood, Also many of our national parks now require walkers to use stoves to protect the environment. Pouring rain is another reason. Sharing reduces the weight.+* STOVE Above the treeline there is seldom any firewood, Also many of our national parks now require walkers to use stoves to protect the environment. Pouring rain is another reason. Sharing reduces the weight.\\
 * SLEEPING MAT The environment is also one reason for carrying a sleeping mat. It's no longer acceptable to cut fern for insulation, and you'll spend a miserable night in the Victorian Alps if you have only a ground sheet between you and the wet, cold ground.\\ * SLEEPING MAT The environment is also one reason for carrying a sleeping mat. It's no longer acceptable to cut fern for insulation, and you'll spend a miserable night in the Victorian Alps if you have only a ground sheet between you and the wet, cold ground.\\
 * SCRUB GLOVES Not necessary on every trip of course, but if you're leading an off track walk through head high hakea scrub in the Grampians you'll be glad of them.\\ * SCRUB GLOVES Not necessary on every trip of course, but if you're leading an off track walk through head high hakea scrub in the Grampians you'll be glad of them.\\
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