Hiking gear – learning from your mistakes and fixing them

Tweet Have you ever returned from a hiking trip and thought? – never again, it is all too hard, too heavy and too difficult– my pack was loaded badly– my tent was too heavy– my food was awful Matthias, a fellow blogger and mate at Matt Worldwide posted a fantastic , detailed analysis recently on […]

Hiking with Bathmophobia – 7 hiking trips that won’t scare you to death (too much) !

Tweet Australia has some wonderful multiday hiking trips but your choice can be limited if you, or your companion, are scared of heights (Acrophobia) or falling down (Bathmophobia) . Tasmania, for example, has some fantastic wilderness trips into areas such as the Western Arthurs, Frenchmans Cap and Federation Peak. The problem with all of these […]

Great South West Walk – Discovery Bay and Mount Richmond

Tweet The Great South West Walk third section is from Discovery Bay to Mount Richmond and Tarragal Camp. If you like beach walking, sand and sand dunes this section is for you! If you hate march flies, be prepared….. In his third guest post, Dave Tomlinson shares some great information about this section of the […]

Overland Track – Advice, help and planning – new e-Book release

Tweet Do you need good, practical advice from experienced bushwalker’s to plan your Overland Track hike? Are you having trouble organising the walk from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair on the Overland Track? Is coordinating the Overland Track booking, transport to Cradle Mountain, your flights and getting home again just too confusing and complicated? […]

Cradle Mountain Shuttle Bus – now available all year

Tweet Getting a transfer from the outside of the Cradle Mountain National Park to Ronney Creek, the “official” start of the Overland Track has received a boost this year when Michelle O’Byrne, the Tasmanian Minister for Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts issued a press release announcing the shuttle service will run though winter. This […]