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 ›

Overland Track September 2020

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 ›

Collins Bonnet.

With virus restrictions easing I decided it was time for a walk, after some deliberation and calculations to see what was within a 30km drive of home I decided to revisit Collins Bonnet in Wellington Park. This time I would… 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 ›

Nemo Hornet 2P

I absolutely love this tent and have taken it on many adventures in the last 18 months. Its classified as a two person tent, however I find its more a generous one person size that allows you to bring your… Read More ›