Southwest Tasmania Traverse: Stage 2 – The Arthur Range

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I’ve always been drawn to remote corners. If it’s out in the wilderness and off the beaten track, chances are you’ve got my attention. Throw in some ecological diversity, lots of solitude and the promise of a pretty vista or … Continue reading

Southwest Tasmania Traverse – Stage 1: The West Coast

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The traverse of Southwest Tasmania consisted of two main stages – the west coast followed by the Arthurs Range. The summary below is from the first stage, a 17 day stretch from Cape Sorrell to Scotts Peak Dam. Note: For … Continue reading

Southwest Tasmania Traverse

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Tassie. Australia’s southern most state. The 26th largest island in the world. Home to the the country’s oldest brewery (Cascade – established 1832), Tasmanian Devils and Princess Mary of Denmark……….pretty much in that order of importance 😉 . Some 45% of Tasmania’s total area … Continue reading

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Larapinta Trail

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Situated in the heart of Northern Territory’s Outback, the Larapinta Trail is one of Australia’s premier long distance hikes. Winding its way some 231 km along the incredible West MacDonnell ranges, it traverses ridges and plains, and passes through some of … Continue reading

Arthur Range Traverse | Tasmania, Australia, 2015

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Distance: 42 miles (68 km) Time: 5 days Note: The time needed to do this hike can vary dramatically depending on the conditions, as well as the fitness and experience of the hiker. As a general reference, John Chapman, in … Continue reading

Springbrook – O’Reilly’s | QLD, Australia, 2009

Distance : 36 miles (58 km) approx. Avg.Time :  2 or 3 days. Start / Finish : Settlement Campground, Springbrook National Park – O’Reilly’s, Lamington National Park. As of 2013, there are no public transport options to either trailhead. If … Continue reading