What is the best hiking gear to start off with when you are a beginner. Getting the right clothes, footwear, equipment, socks, boot and jackets is hard for a beginner. We explain simple cheap options to get you started backpacking or bushwalking safely.
Tweet Planning to hike Frenchman’s Cap in South West Tasmania? Looking at bushwalking the Irenabyss and get into some tough Tassie hiking? Drinking water from yabbie holes, Huon Pines , a river crossing and off track bushbashing? You get this and more in Nik’s report. Nik from Bushwalk Tasmania posted a great trip report about […]
Tweet Stuck for meal ideas for your next hike? Can’t decide what to eat for lunch or dinner while you are hiking? What is the best and lightest food to take on a bushwalking trip? How can we make sure food lasts on a multi-day hike? Lauren emailed us asking for suggestions about organising food […]
Tweet Thought I would put up a few pictures to show some of the delightful scenery we came across on our recent walk. More words and pictures to come!! Dixon’s Kingdom Hut in the Walls of Jerusalem Inside the Hut , probably about 6pm Lots of ice, everywhere….. A lot of the walking on the […]
Exploring the Walls of Jerusalum area in the Tasmanian wilderness in winter is a great adventure. We spend two nights staying at Dixon Kingdom hut and climbed Mt Jerusalum. Walking through snow and over frozen tarns was a fantastic wilderness experience in this beautiful area.
Tweet Following our night in the bush away from Colin and John we had another short climb and then a forest descent before we emerged at South Cape Rivulet. Colin had come to meet us and we learned he had sent out search parties until quite late in the evening. We never saw or heard […]
Tweet The day began with a steep climb up over the ridge then down the through the forest to Granite Beach.(see picture left) It is necessary to boulder hop to the eastern end of the beach then climb, a small (but scary) cliff near the water fall. There is a campsite at the top of […]
Tweet Hello All, Welcome to our walking Blog. The first few entries are from a recent trip we did in Southern Tasmania- the South Coast Walk from 28th March to 3rd April 2006. On the left is a picture taken at 0730 of Melaleuca Lagoon, just down from the hikers huts. We were astonished by […]