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Offline Pitlamp

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Lots of outdoor gear available
« on: August 31, 2019, 02:33:46 pm »
The following items of gear belonged to a caver who passed away in May. (They come from the same source as a long list of books I posted about on here on 19-7-19). The proceeds of his estate will be used to benefit caving, in ways yet to be decided. So we’re looking for donations in exchange for these items.

As you can see, most items are for camping or mountaineering, rather than caving.
Send a PM with your normal email address if interested in anything. Collect from Dales, or we may be able to sort caver post. (If you want to look at any items before commitment it’d be easiest to do in Settle. If you want to look at something elsewhere in the Dales, we’d need a bit of notice. Or we can always take photos for you.)

Most items in decent condition but ask for specifics when you get in touch.


Newdoar locking descender (similar to a Petzl Stop but pull to descend rather than squeeze to descend – I think this is designed to avoid the well known  “Petzl plummet” problem); new & unused. Stamped "CE1019" and "EN341"

Karrimor “Makalu” winter sleeping bag.

Goretex-covered Mountain Equipment “Annapurna” down jacket (size L)

One synthetic sleeping bag

2 pairs lambswool walking socks (size 6 – 11) – new, in packaging

Small tarp / supplementary tent groundsheet

Karrimor Hot Route KS100t rucsack (a day sack)

Karrimor Hot Route Supercool 50 rucsack (small)

Deuter Speedlight 20 “530” rucsack (small)

Tubular aluminium pack frame

Military style pack frame

2 x Lilo type air mattresses

Bellows-style Lilo (etc) inflator

Mountain Technology 60 cm ice axe (a walking axe)

Camp ice hammer / pick, approx 40 cm long

Stubai “Mont Blanc” wood shafted traditional ice axe approx 75 cm long

Assorted camping chairs and collapsible camping table

Lightweight ( 5 – 6 mm thick) closed cell foam camping mattress

European travel kit for car

PVC oversuit repair kit (cement & yellow PVC suit material) – unused

Orange polythene large survival bag (78 ins x 36 ins)

Rubber mallet for tent pegs

Large tent – Khyam Freelander Plus

Blue kite

Mountain Range gaiters, one pair

2 x black BDH containers approx 20 cm high, labelled “rice” and “tea”

1 x electric Lilo (etc) inflator

Pair of studded rubber ice grippers (for over shoes when walking on slippy ice)

2 pairs front point crampons (one pair rigid, one pair articulated)

11 x 4.5 V Duracell flat batteries (unused & still packaged)

“Sidewinder” air pump for Lilos etc

Gas camping lantern

Large (empty – refillable) blue camping gas bottle

assorted camping cookware (mainly dixies and a Trangia kettle)

“Body Trim” electric treadmill.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2019, 01:12:35 pm »
Various items have been requested; here's what's left. Note two additional items added to the end of the list.


Small tarp / supplementary tent groundsheet

Tubular aluminium pack frame

Military style pack frame

2 x Lilo type air mattresses

Bellows-style Lilo (etc) inflator

Camp ice hammer / pick, approx 40 cm long

Stubai “Mont Blanc” wood shafted traditional ice axe approx 75 cm long

Assorted collapsible camping chairs and collapsible camping table

Lightweight ( 5 – 6 mm thick) closed cell foam camping mattress

European travel kit for car

PVC oversuit repair kit (cement & yellow PVC suit material) – unused

Orange polythene large survival bag (78 ins x 36 ins) - still in original packaging

Rubber mallet for tent pegs

Large tent – Khyam Freelander Plus

Mountain Range gaiters, one pair

2 x black BDH containers approx 20 cm high, labelled “rice” and “tea”

1 x electric Lilo (etc) inflator

Pair of studded rubber ice grippers (for over shoes when walking on slippy ice)

2 pairs front point crampons (one pair rigid, one pair articulated)

11 x 4.5 V Duracell flat batteries (unused & still packaged)

“Sidewinder” air pump for Lilos etc

Gas camping lantern

Large (empty – refillable) blue camping gas bottle

assorted camping cookware (mainly dixies and a Trangia kettle)

“Body Trim” electric treadmill.

Camping gas stove - double burner and grill.

Vango MP Tundra (hollowfibre) sleeping bag (missing its stuff sac but good condition)

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2019, 03:10:49 pm »
Quick update - this item has also now gone to a good home:

11 x 4.5 V Duracell flat batteries (unused & still packaged)

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2019, 04:41:43 pm »
The gaiters and 2 x BDH containers are now probably spoken for.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2019, 09:56:31 am »
I think the camping table has now been claimed.

I'm really surprised no-one has enquired about this:

Vango MP Tundra (hollowfibre) sleeping bag (no stuff sac but good condition).

It's seldom or perhaps never been used. And (being hollowfibre) it can easily be washed, so the ideal caving hostel pit. We're not expecting a massive amount for any of this gear; don't hold back on making offers.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2019, 07:30:08 pm »
I'm interested in the vango sleeping bag. Do you know how warm it is?

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2019, 08:31:17 pm »
I'm interested in the vango sleeping bag. Do you know how warm it is?

Hello Keris, that's not the easiest of questions!

I think - but I'm by no means certain - it's what's called by some a two season bag.  It's not the thinnest, certainly. It's the sort that can be made more versatile by the addition of a Meraklon sleeping bag liner, to extend its range at the colder end. Maybe look it up on the internet and see what's said about that model (although it's not a current model). It's a proper mummy shaped bag not one of those cheaper rectangular things.   

Where are you based? If you come to the Dales, best bet might be to have a look and see for yourself.

Or - if you PM me with your email address, I can take a photo or two for you.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2019, 08:34:41 pm »
P.S. it's shaped like this:

https://i1.adis.ws/i/jpl/go_202594_a?w=686&h=686

. . . but it's not this model of course.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2019, 07:22:45 am »
Thank you Pitlamp. I'm looking for a 4 season sleeping bag so I'll leave it for someone else :)

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2019, 07:41:16 am »
No problem - best of luck!

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« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2019, 12:18:37 pm »
I've now got a couple of photos of that Vango sleeping bag, which appears to be in excellent and unused condition. Don't ask me to post them here (I never did suss out how to do that despite encouragement from Pegasus) but anyone who wants to see the pictures could PM me with an email address and I'll send them over.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2019, 01:26:57 pm »
You can just attach a photo to your post - simple.  Not actually harder than attaching them to an email.

Clip the 'Attachments and other options' located below the 'post reply' box.  This brings up an 'Attach - choose file' option, where you can find the desired photograph on your device.

The image size is limited to 10Mb but this should be plenty for most photos.  There is also a limit of 6 photographs per post.  The photo is an attachment and doesn't appear in preview.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2019, 04:50:44 pm »
Hey - thanks for your patience, Badlad.

OK, I'll give it a go . . . .

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #13 on: September 09, 2019, 04:52:53 pm »
Failed! Try again . . .  (bear with me - there should be a dunce icon).

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #14 on: September 09, 2019, 04:54:51 pm »
Yay - it worked! Thanks for your tutorial Badlad.

These two pictures should give folk the idea - look closely at how clean the inside fabric at the top is.

As with all this gear, we're not looking for a massive amount. Anyone interested?

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #15 on: September 09, 2019, 07:20:28 pm »
Yay - it's a miracle  ;D :thumbsup:

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #16 on: September 10, 2019, 08:51:54 am »
Yay - it's a miracle  ;D :thumbsup:

Ah - but even miracles are possible when them as know are kind enough to help!  :bow:

Looks like the Stubai wooden shafted ice axe has been claimed now.
(The ice hammer's still available.)

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #17 on: September 10, 2019, 01:01:47 pm »
Can I have the gas bottle?

Will be up your way beginning of October or you can hide it at the YSS

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #18 on: September 10, 2019, 01:06:54 pm »
What brands/styles are the crampons? Oh and what does the Camp ice axe look like?

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #19 on: September 10, 2019, 01:09:21 pm »
I'll find out this aft.

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« Reply #20 on: September 10, 2019, 01:14:16 pm »
Can I have the gas bottle?

Will be up your way beginning of October or you can hide it at the YSS

Of course. I'll get it this aft and we can sort out what we're doing from there.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #21 on: September 10, 2019, 08:25:02 pm »
Can I have the gas bottle?

Will be up your way beginning of October or you can hide it at the YSS

Of course. I'll get it this aft and we can sort out what we're doing from there.

Here it is - using my new found prowess at posting pictures . . . (fingers crossed).
(Krab is just for scale, obviously.)

PM me your normal email address and we can sort this off board.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #22 on: September 10, 2019, 09:14:48 pm »
The following are now spoken for:

Rubber mallet
PVC suit repair kit
Trangia kettle
Tarp
Stubai ice axe
Camping Gaz bottle (probably; awaiting answer from Antwan)

Awaiting an answer on the crampons query (as I only just emailed a picture to ObviousSpectre).
In fact - I'd better apologise to ObviousSpectre as I forgot to take a picture of the Camp ice hammer. But note it is a hammer, not an ice "axe" - i.e. it doesn't have an adze - it's an ice climbing tool (hammer one side, pick on other side). I'll try and get a picture for you over the next day or two.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #23 on: September 11, 2019, 08:25:11 am »
The crampon design isn't what ObviousSpectre was looking for, so they're still available.
Here's a picture.

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Re: Lots of outdoor gear available
« Reply #24 on: September 11, 2019, 10:43:04 am »


Would I be right in saying this is what is still on offer?

Various items have been requested; here's what's left. Note two additional items added to the end of the list.


Tubular aluminium pack frame

Military style pack frame

2 x Lilo type air mattresses

Bellows-style Lilo (etc) inflator

Camp ice hammer / pick, approx 40 cm long

Assorted collapsible camping chairs and collapsible camping table

Lightweight ( 5 – 6 mm thick) closed cell foam camping mattress

European travel kit for car

Orange polythene large survival bag (78 ins x 36 ins) - still in original packaging

Large tent – Khyam Freelander Plus

1 x electric Lilo (etc) inflator

Pair of studded rubber ice grippers (for over shoes when walking on slippy ice)

2 pairs front point crampons (one pair rigid, one pair articulated)

“Sidewinder” air pump for Lilos etc

Gas camping lantern

assorted camping cookware (mainly dixies)

“Body Trim” electric treadmill.

Camping gas stove - double burner and grill.

Vango MP Tundra (hollowfibre) sleeping bag (missing its stuff sac but good condition)