Trekking

Routeburn Track, New Zealand

The Routeburn Track, situated on the south island of New Zealand, is a 32 km or 2-4 day track winding through beech-forested valleys, alongside pristine green rivers and snow covered mountains. The route takes you…

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Grampains National Park, Victoria

The Grampians Mountain Range comprise a series of five spectacular sandstone ridges running north-to-south in Regional Victoria. Rising abruptly from the surrounding Western Plains, the area offers a network of walking tracks allowing you to explore cascading…

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Scarpa hiking boots

Italian company Scarpa is a world leader in the production of hiking boots. Consistent innovation in usage of materials has maintained their prominence over the decades, often being the first choice for serious hikers. These are my first…

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Walls of Jerusalem National Park, Tasmania

The Walls of Jerusalem National Park, part of Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area, retains much of its character due to its relative inaccessibility and remoteness. There are no facilities for casual visitors which means bushwalkers need…

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Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain, in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, rises 1,545 metres (5,069 ft) above sea level and is one of the principal tourist attractions in Tasmania. It is composed of dolerite columns with a distinctive ‘cradle’ shape giving it its name….

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Mt Claude, Tasmania

The Mount Roland Mountain Range in Tasmania comprise Mt Roland (1234m), Mt Van Dyke (1084m) and Mt Claude (1034m). This group of mountains forms a natural amphitheatre and the scene of the annual Triple Top Mountain Run, a…

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Duluth Scout Pack

Inspired by traditional envelope style packs, American brand Duluth’s Scout Pack is made from 15-ounce canvas accented with riveted leather straps. Handmade in Duluth, Minnesota, these backpacks are ideal for urban adventures or day trips to the mountains. The pack has a slim…

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Best Made knife sharpening kit

Best Made, one of my favourite camp goods companies, sells this USA made, Arkansas Bench Stone. Possibly the perfect “two-in-one” sharpening stone, it is housed in a lovely wooden box with rubber feet for stability. The…

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Three Sisters, Blue Mountains

The famed Three Sisters rock formation is located 120 kilometres west of Sydney on the northern escarpment of the Jamison Valley. Close to the popular weekend town of Katoomba, they are one of the Blue Mountains’…

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Creswick Forest

Creswick forest, 18 kilometres north of Ballarat, features a number of short-walk options including a self guided trek through the plantations surrounding the old Creswick Landcare Centre and La Gerches’ original plantings. The trees, planted over one hundred years…

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Bogong mountain ranges, Victoria

Seven hours south of Sydney is Victoria’s spectacular Bogong mountain range. This area provides an activity based holiday with winding mountain roads (Harrietville to Mt Hotham is 45 minutes of perfection), great observation points, some…

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Best Made enamel steel camp supplies

The Best Made Company in New York produce a range of products suitable for the more aesthetically-minded camping enthusiast. Founded on the principal of using tried and tested manufacturing techniques, Best Made produce upscale products that…

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