Tweet This article is the second in a series by Georgie as she and her husband four wheel drive to Cape York and through central Australia. This piece focuses on choosing recovery and emergency gear, tents, sleeping kit and vehicle selection. You can read the first article here – The Big Trip – 4wd adventuring to the […]
Tweet Three of us headed off on the Overland Track in late June, first off stopping for the mandatory photo at the magic new Overland Track sign. This sign will become an iconic image for the thousands that hike the track each year. Well done Parks and Wildlife Tasmania. Hannah, our mid 20’s daughter, was until […]
Tweet We have hiked the Overland Track in Tasmania many times. Early on in our adventures we both struggled at times. It may have been the weight of our packs, the mud, the roots, the long days or the extreme weather. Early on, the Overland Track and Tasmania’s wilderness always tested us, sometimes to the edge […]
Tweet It is pouring down rain in Victoria this morning and very wet across southern Australia. One person who has been watching the weather closely in Tasmania for the last week is fellow Our Hiking Blogger, Sue. On Thursday, Sue and three friends head off to Tasmania to hike the Overland Track. This will be her […]
We have been thinking about creating a free resource for visitors to Cradle Mountain (and Tasmania) for some time. There is a great Parks Tasmania website plus many others that focus on accommodation at Cradle Mountain. We saw a “hole” in the market which combines lots of information about Cradle (and animals, walks, activities) with accommodation reviews etc.
To encourage visitors to the site we have created two free offerings, a Cradle Mountain guide and day walk map.