South Coast Track – Tasmania – Solo winter trip report

Tweet Solo hiking in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area?A fantastic mix of coastal and inland hiking over 85km (53 miles)Wild oceans with the next land mass south the Antarctica?Challenging bushwalking with harsh weather conditions, no huts, minimal infrastructure that requires experience and thorough planning? If all (or some) of the above get you itching […]

Bibbulmun Track – Planning

Tweet The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world’s great long distance walk trails, stretching nearly 1000kms from Kalamunda, a suburb in the hills on the outskirts of Perth, to the historic town of Albany on the south coast of Australia. In this post, our “End to Ender” Dave Tomlinson, shares his experience on planning, […]

Cradle Mountain adventure – a short story

Tweet Adventure around Cradle Mountain?Fact or fiction?A day hike around Cradle Mountain with a twist (or two)? Then this story is for you! Frank stumbled across a very enjoyable blog today titled American in Oz. He reads a lot of blog posts about Tasmania and especially the Cradle Mountain area in Australia’s most southern state, […]

Tasmanian Winter Images – Introducing Tasadam

Tweet Tasmania, Australia, is a photographers dream. Wilderness, huge vistas, interesting elements and unspoilt scenery. Taking a good picture is not hard but getting a fantastic photograph takes talent, time, effort and perseverance. In this post, we invited Tasadam to share some of his spectacular wilderness photographs that focus on winter in Tasmania. Winter has […]

Win a free trip to Tasmania and hike the Overland Track

Tweet Hike the Overland Track free?Win a trip to Australia and a free trip on the Overland Track with Cradle Mountain Huts? We stumbled across this opportunity today for anyone who owns a pair of Blundstone Boots (an Aussie icon in work footwear) Towards Barn Bluff – Overland Track- Tasmania Head off to the Blundstone […]

Do you know Tasmania? No? then find out!

Tweet Want to get to know Tasmania?Would you like to walk in a beautiful rainforest?Stroll along a deserted ocean beach?Climb a rugged mountain peak?Camp beside a hidden tarn?Ski across a drift of newly fallen snow?Follow a meandering river through a misty gorge? Then the Launceston Walking Club could be for you and their 44th Spectacular […]

Outdoor Photography – 6 great links to help make your pictures brilliant!

Tweet Having trouble taking fantastic outdoors photographs? Need some advice on how to take great photos when hiking, bushwalking or backpacking? Don’t understand how your digital camera works or how to get the best out of it? Always wanted to know how to take a perfect photo of a waterfall, rainbow, sunrise, sunset or beautiful […]

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 […]

Great South West Walk – The Capes and Bays

Tweet Penguins?Enchanted Forest?Blowholes?Seals?Petrified Forest?and The End…. The final section of the Great South West Walk is described as “The Capes and Bays” and in his fourth guest post, Dave Tomlinson shares his trip report of this popular and beautiful area. Petrified Forest The 27km from Tarragal Camp around Cape Bridgewater to Trewalla Camp was my […]

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 […]