The Du Cane Range, Tasmania, July 2016

More photos here. Video here. How does an extrovert manage to spend 5 whole days only seeing one other person? Fortunately for me the other person was my much loved brother Clint, but the couple who showed up to Pine Valley Hut on the fifth evening of our 7 days in the Tasmanian wilderness certainly … Continue reading The Du Cane Range, Tasmania, July 2016


Bogong to Hotham, A Snow Shoe Hike – July 2013

It began about a year ago when I read Andrew Bishops account of a wild winter circuit around the Bogong region one winter. Ever since a walk across the high plains from Falls Creek to Bogong  when Gavin and I were teenagers, I had always wanted to return in winter. Andrew's comments made it all … Continue reading Bogong to Hotham, A Snow Shoe Hike – July 2013

4 Months and Counting

Our family are doing the famous Overlland Trek, a 7 day walk in the central highlands of Tasmania, The Cradle Mountain - Lake St Claire National PArk. Here are some nice snap shots I saw on the web over the weekend web surfing, these are taken on the track we will be walking-

Overland Track Family Adventure Confirmed

Well, I have been hanging out for the 1st of July for a few weeks. Today bookings open for the Overland Track hike in Tasmania. It is a popular track with people from all over the world so they have a limited number of spots available each season for walkers to protect the environment/track/huts/tent sites … Continue reading Overland Track Family Adventure Confirmed