Blanket Bay campsite is on the Great Ocean walk in Victoria, Australia. It is great fun car camping and exploring the beaches, walking tracks and enjoying the Otway National Park.
Tweet Georgie Bull, one of our contributers, has been sharing her “Get Fit” program in preparation for Hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania in September. This last couple of weeks she has been struck down with “the flu” but is finally on the mend. In this piece she muses over how her fitness campaign is […]
Tweet Sometimes hiring hiking gear is a great option if you are looking to kit up for a trip. You know the times, there may be an additional member join your party, something breaks at the last minute or you just don’t trust that backpack to survive another five day trip without disintegrating. Hiring also […]
Tweet How is your exercise routine coming along? In this article Georgie Bull continues her getting fit for a multi-day hike series. If you are new here, we suggest you read the three previous articles which will give you some background about how we got to this point. - Getting fit for a multi day walking […]
Tweet Have you ever been on a trip and wished you could take a photo or video of both yourself and the scenery? Of course it’s possible with a tripod or handy object like a tree stump. This does involve some mucking around testing where to stand or getting a photo of your back as you […]
Tweet For anyone who might be interested we made it out ok from our trip into Lake Oberon in the Western Arthurs, Tasmania. It was a challenging trip and once we get back to a computer instead of an iPad we will write up a few articles. For anyone who is interested , this link […]
Tweet I can feel my Overland Track fitness regime is going well, as I now trudge up my hill with far fewer rest stops and much less puffing. To add a bit of variety to my regime, and also make the most of the fabulous sunny winter day on Saturday, we headed off on the […]
Tweet It is really interesting reading your comments about how you get, or stay, fit for multi day walks. When I got home from my first Overland Track (OT) trip I read lots of sports medicine research journals, to find out what I SHOULD have done to get myself fit for Marion’s steps. (Marion’s is the […]