Tweet We have owned several hiking backpacks over the years. Most recently, our tried and trusted One Planet Strezlecki’s have been carried to many wonderful places but after our daughter Clare invested in an Aarn backpack we started thinking about a change. We are heading towards our late 50’s and want to keep seeking adventure in […]
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 […]
What is the best travel pack?
What features are important when deciding on which one to spend your hard earned dollars on?
Is there a good compromise between a suitcase and a backpack?
Why the need for a travel pack?
We plan to travel a bit in the next few years – e.g. Cambodia in late August for three weeks
The way we plan to travel i.e. backpacking, lends itself to a rucksack rather than a suitcase
Suitcases are not easy to drag around and having your hands free is a bonus.
We might want to do some short (2-3 day walks) and are willing to compromise on pack weight and harness quality.
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 Recently we posted about 5 features in a hiking backpack we do not want. The goal was two fold: an exercise to clarify what sort of pack we might purchase one day to inform others of our ideas about what we define as a good hiking pack Over the weekend we were able to […]