Barn Bluff from Waterfall Valley Hut.Image: Mark KittoDay one – 20 September 2020 RONNY CREEK TO WATERFALL VALLEYReece and I met at the Cradle Mountain Visitor centre about 8am in less than ideal conditions. Low cloud and rain thwarted any… Read More ›
Furno 360 Stove.
This is quite a popular little stove as it often comes on sale with the stove and a pot set for around the $60 mark. This bargain price doesn’t mean that you are compromising much though as its a pretty… Read More ›
Osprey Levity 60
I purchased this pack to carry the new lightweight gear I had bought over the preceding months and I was not disappointed with how it performed. I set off for 10 days along the overland track with a pack full… Read More ›
Sea to Summit Ember III Quilt
In the quest to lower the weight of my pack I decided to look into quilts. I normally leave my sleeping bag unzipped, even through Winter. So it made sense to me to give it a go. I ordered the… Read More ›
Thermarest Neo Air X-Lite
I have been using the Thermarest Neo Air Xlite for lightweight trips in all seasons except winter. This Mat has an R value of 4.2 which means that it technically fits into the category of winter use, however I find… Read More ›
Keeping Clean, Call It Hygiene.
You have arrived at your hut or campsite and the days walking is done. You are sweaty, you can feel the dried sweat around your neck and head, your pits feel and smell like a swamp and that wicking underwear… Read More ›
Bicheno to Coles Bay Cycle Tour.
It was a warm Monday morning as I drove up the coast from Hobart to Bicheno with the intention to cycle back down to Coles bay (Freycinet) and return the following day. I arrived in Bicheno just after 10am, and… Read More ›
Walls Of Jerusalem.
It was early January 2020 and time to get outside again and enjoy some time with my Son at the Walls of Jerusalem. At seven years old he is pretty comfortable and competent on multi-day hikes. We got away from… Read More ›
There is so much to each person, their past experiences, how they interpret those experiences and the demands that society tries to instil in each individual. Not one of us can be the same, as such this site is not… Read More ›