Adventure: Kanangra-Boyd Wilderness

Farewell Kanangra... until next time.

A Big Sky Place It would really suck to suffer from vertigo. And I don't mean watching Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak run amok in San Francisco only to discover the DVD is missing the last 10 minutes. I'm talking about having an unhealthy urge to throw oneself off of cliffs when it has nothing to do with mental health or abseiling. Thankfully, neither myself nor my 5 other intrepid … [Read more...]

Adventure: Trip Reports

Huayhuash Circuit - Day 9

When I started this blog thingy, I didn't really know what people wanted to see. To be honest, I've been a wee bit surprised when digging around in the background and seeing which posts turned out to be the most popular! Surprise, surprise. You lot quite enjoy reading trip reports. Really? Huh. So I've decided to start posting rants and raves about my various outdoorsy adventures... and as I … [Read more...]

Packing for an overnight bushwalk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwo7zyiH2Os I reckon overnight or extended trips into the bush are a little like flying business class (not that I do that a whole lot!). It can take you ages to finally get there, but once you've tried it - you never want to go back. Thankfully, we've come a long way from the early bushwalking pioneers like Dot Butler, Myles Dunphy or Marie Byles. They used … [Read more...]