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 We love it when readers share information and new ideas. Sonja contacted us recently about Food to Go and asked how many vegetarian recipes there were in the eBook. She is heads off on many multiday trips in Australia and was looking for some new ideas. There is a vegetarian backpacking food section in […]
You know the story. Up at 4am to get to the start of the track. You have raced around for three days getting food organised, gear checked and packed , pets and kids palmed off to family or friends, just so you can escape for a couple of nights of solitude and reconnection with wilderness.
The traffic is great at that time of the day and you arrive in good time. Your packs are heavy but you know it is worth it to get to your special place, your secret camping spot.
As you arrive near camp, strolling over the last hill you look down to a scene like this:
There is a lot of doom and gloom in the world at the moment. We reckon we’ll be 90 yo before we can retire unless the share market, and our superannuation funds, recover significantly.
But, who cares when we have the opportunity to find useless bits of gear that make us smile and think, why haven’t we got one of these?
We introduce the GSI Outdoor Vortex Blender! In all seriousness why would you want one of these?
We go camping and take a huge trailer full of stuff but we have never thought of a blender. (Maybe next time….)
Tweet While not purely hiking related, our annual summer holiday to Blanket Bay provides us with a great relaxing experience and the chance to be very comfortable for a week’s base camping. We recently posted about base camping compared to hiking before the holiday. Blanket Bay is the second camping area on the Great Ocean […]
Tweet Lightweight hiking is a goal for all, but when it comes to a summer camping trip all rational thought goes out the window. We head off early tomorrow on our annual camping holiday to Blanket Bay, in the Otway National Park. Blanket Bay is a small National Park camping ground near Cape Otway Lighthouse […]
Tweet How can you make a multi day hiking trip great? What’s the best preparation before you leave on your next bushwalking trip? What are eight key ideas that will elevate your trip to “one of the best”? Reducing risk on your next trek, some ideas. We have put together our “Top 8″ list of […]