The Ultra Light Hiker

MLD Supermid:

We have owned this excellent large tent for quite a few years now. We bought it for our cross-Tasmania walk in 2011 way down in the Roaring 40s, the often awful conditions of wind and rain of which it stood … Continued

Weed Spraying is a great preparation for backpacking.

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Carrying a 20kg knapsack around the Gippsland hills in pursuit of thistles, rushes, ragwort, blackberries, etc really makes you fit. More folk ought have a farm or volunteer their efforts to someone who does. There are plenty of more weeds … Continued

South Coast Track Tasmania

We just returned from South Coast Track, Tasmania. The track was really too wet so mud, mud, mud up to our knees or worse for 7 days. Also track times and distances were much longer than quoted on track PR, … Continued

Tasmania’s South Coast Track – Hell’s Holiday

A warning to those considering hiking Tasmania’s South Coast Track. It is now a full week since we reached Cockle Creek after completing the South Coast Track wilderness walk. After a week, I finally feel a little recovered and therefore … Continued