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...]

How to Waterproof your Backpack

Overnight Canyon Trips - Essential to keep dry and warm
Bowen Creek South, Wollemi NP, NSW

There are several different approaches to ensuring that your gear stays dry inside your pack. As with all things in life, it's just about finding out what works for you. The important starting point is realising that your pack (unless it is a 'drybag', no matter what the shop assistant tells you) is not waterproof. It's a little like raincoats... there's no such thing as a waterproof rain … [Read more...]