Category Archives: Bushwalking

Australia’s 2,000 metre peaks

All of mainland Australia’s 2,000+ metre peaks are contained in a small area 40 km by 18 km in the Snowy Mountains in southern New South Wales. Before anybody draws my attention to it, I am purposefully ignoring Mount McClintock … Continue reading

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Cook kit options

It seems to be impossible to get my cook kit just right.  I keep buying pots and stoves trying to find the perfect combination, but finally seem to be settling on three setups.  In this post I introduce the pots. … Continue reading

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Tent footprints – worth using?

I recently bought a Terra Nova Laser Comp to replace my Macpac Microlite for a saving of just over 1kg.  While the Macpac is a great tent it certainly isn’t microlight, but it handled quite severe conditions for a 1 … Continue reading

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