A Novice Tramper in New Zealand – how to get on the trail safely!

Tricky Creek Crossing New Zealand

Tweet For a complete beginner, going from a casual day hike to a well-planned multiday tramp, as they are called in New Zealand, can be a daunting task. In this article, we will help you make the jump with advice on the essential backpacking gear that you will need to acquire in order to be […]

Overland Track – Planning the walk from overseas or outside Tasmania

Waterfall Valley Hut

Tweet Planning to hike one of the greatest wilderness treks in the world? What information do I need to walk the Overland Track in Tasmania? How do I organise Hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania? Guided or solo? What is the best option? Transport and transfers, what are the best options for the Overland Track? […]

Food preparation for the Overland Track – Tasmania – Part One

Tweet We received an email from Lauren about a common issue for people who are infrequent multiday hikers, what to do about FOOD? We have posted the answer here so others can share our suggestions and post comment with their ideas. In this first section we cover basic food sourcing, breakfast and snacks. Question: Greetings, […]