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Posts Tagged ‘Overland Track’

New transport service for Bushwalkers in Tasmania

Tweet One problem many hikers face when visiting Tasmania is transport to and from the start of the walk. It can be a tricky and expensive exercise. Many of the start and finish points are not serviced by public transport or, at best, it is seasonal or intermittent. Ian Ferrier from Mountain Bike Tasmania contacted […]

Funny encounter at Cradle Mountain

Tweet Regular readers will know we went for a wander around the Cradle Mountain area over the New Year. It was a great trip, we really enjoyed ourselves, especially just taking our time and only doing short days. The weather was quite hot for Tasmania and it was a relief to not have a schedule […]

Hire hiking gear in Tasmania

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 […]

Interval training – the next step up in hiking fitness

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 […]

Western Arthurs, Overland Track and Bruny Island

Tweet Welcome to the other half of Our Hiking Blog, Sue, as she reflects on three recent trips that ranged from luxury to a bit tough and cold. Overland Track Toward the end of last year I felt the need to go wandering somewhere wild and after a chance meeting with an old friend the […]