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Overland Track Packing List: Everything You Need to Bring

Packing for the Overland Track can be a little bit confusing. I did lots of gear research before I walked the Overland Track. I managed to put together a backpack full of gear that wasn’t too heavy or bulky, but still kept me warm and dry in Tasmania’s fickle (and chilly) weather. Here’s my complete Overland …

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6-Day Overland Track Itinerary (Plus More Itinerary Options)

Due to the way the huts and campgrounds are spaced, most people take 6 or 7 days to complete the Overland Track, including side trips. When I was planning my trip I worked out tons of Overland Track itinerary options. But then I sprained my ankle a few weeks before my trip, so I defaulted …

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Overland Track Section-by-Section Overview

The Overland Track is a 65-80km multi-day trek over Tasmania’s high mountain plateau. Along the way you’ll pass through many different ecosystems, climb up a few mountain passes, get some amazing views and stay in rustic huts and campgrounds. I hiked the trail in February 2019 and had an amazing time. I’ve put together a …

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Hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania

When I was planning my trip to Tasmania, I knew I wanted to experience some of the beautiful wilderness that the state is known for. The obvious choice was the Overland Track. It’s a 65+km multi-day traverse through the high mountains of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the centre of the island. I …

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Backcountry Huts in British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies

Backcountry huts give hikers, climbers, and skiers a warm and dry place to sleep, eat, and chill out between adventures. Thankfully there are dozens of backcountry huts in British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies. In this post, I’ve got basic info for over 80 backcountry cabins in BC and Alberta. The listing for each hut …

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2023 BC Backpacking Reservation Dates You Need to Know

British Columbia has hundreds of options for gorgeous backpacking trips. Most are free or require a permit, but for a few special trips, you need to make reservations in advance. If you’re planning ahead of time, these are the BC backpacking reservation dates you need to know for 2023. The most spectacular trips are often …

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