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Mud trek
Barry, brilliant photos! Brings back some memories. I had forgotten how much I loved mud when I was young (only a few years ago, ha ha!). Thanks for the inspiration and proper instruction... I'...

In GEAR » Shoe set up for hiking in mud?
August 15, 11:40pm

Mud
Thanks for all the great responses. I feel more confident about bucking the boot trend (everone else i know) now that I have heard others' experiences. The weather should not be anywhere near f...

In GEAR » Shoe set up for hiking in mud?
August 15, 8:44am

Shoe set up for hiking in mud?
We are going to be hiking in Tasmania soon and I've been told to expect lots of rain and mud. Will trail shoes and gaiters do the job or should I consider buying some boots? I am thinking mai...

In GEAR » Shoe set up for hiking in mud?
August 14, 7:39am

Merino LS Top/Bottom
Thanks for the tips. I like the look of the MontBell LW LS top for my husband. For myself, I think I want a hoody. I've never seen the IO-Bio in person before. Are they a close cut or loose...

In GEAR » Merino LS Top/Bottom
August 08, 3:57am

Thanks for saving me potential hassles
Kurt, glad you finally got your replacement pad. Thanks also for the post. We are about to buy four pads so I have been following the various threads trying to make up my mind: weight vs comfor...

In GEAR » POE's warranty is a P.O.S.
July 26, 5:52am

Australian retail pricing
I live in Melbourne and many of the earlier posts have expressed the frustrations I have also felt with Australian retail prices and it has completely changed my buying habits. Unless I need someth...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 18, 8:13am

Wet feet
People have commented on footwear for different sources of water such as rain or river crossings. What do people recommend if there's lots of mud? Up till now I've been using runners but we...

In GEAR » Footwear - waterproof boots v. fast drying trail running shoes.
July 09, 8:09am

Why one sleeping bag over another?
How you hike/is a key factor. For me, my best heat source is my husband! We currently use our sleeping bags as quilts and are planning to upgrade to lightweight quilts soon. I am also a very restl...

In GEAR » why one sleeping bag over another?
July 09, 7:43am

Jatbula Trail
There is a 6-page article on the Jatbula Trail in the April/May 2011 Great Walks magazine. Also lots of info on the web. There is a short thread on Jatbula at: http://bushwalk.com/forum/viewtopic...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Larapinta Trail
July 09, 6:56am

Great article
Thanks for the great article, Luke. There are some terrific ideas I look forward to using with our kids.

In Editor's Roundtable » Enjoying Backpacking with Kids: Part 1
July 09, 6:45am

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