Arthur Range Gear List | Tasmania (2015)

This is the gear list from my recent traverse of southwest Tasmania’s Arthur Range. Driving rain, high winds and temps just above freezing (dipping below at night) were the order of the day. In regards to possible tweaks I would … Continue reading

Tips for Hiking in Cold & Wet Weather

A combination of driving rain, high winds and temperatures just above freezing, represents some of the most challenging weather that a hiker can face. In these conditions hypothermia and frostbite (if the thermometer subsequently drops below 0°C / 32°F) are … Continue reading

Arthur Range Traverse – Trip Report

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

South Coast Track | TAS, Australia, 2002

Distance :  80 km approx. Avg.Time :  5 days Start / Finish : Cockle Creek – Melaleuca Click here for public transport options to Cockle Creek. Melaleuca is accessible by light aeroplane with Par-Avion. Season : November – April February … Continue reading