You have found yourself with four days free from work, social obligations and you decide its time for a trip. Its time to get to the planning stage, where the idea of a trip meets the reality of it happening… Read More ›
overland Track tips
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 ›
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 ›
Overland Track Gear List
Overland Track packing and gear list for spring conditions.
Winter Camping Tips & Tricks
winter campsite tips and tricks
Keeping you and your gear dry whilst hiking.
Winter Overland Track Gear List.
Gear and clothing list used for a winter trip along the Overland track.
Overland Track in Winter.
Trip report from a winter trip along the Overland Track