Hiking Tasmania

Waterproof Ratings.

So your heading to your local outdoor store to do some shopping before an up coming trip. You look at waterproof jackets and notice they all have ratings to determine how resistant they are to the weather.Lets have a look… Read More ›

Layering.

The general principle of layering is to maintain a comfortable body temperature, that is one where you are not cold and not too hot either. Its the “Goldilocks” zone. So how do you accomplish this? The answer is layers. The… Read More ›

Osprey Aether 70

I purchased this pack after using the Osprey Levity 60 pack and being impressed with the comfort. I wanted a pack that would handle heavier loads for winter trips and still be comfortable. I am quite impressed with this pack,… 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 ›

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 ›