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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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25 Stocking Stuffers for Hikers Under $25

Have you seen those stocking stuffers for hikers posts online? Full of $300 gadgets or things that are clearly too large to physically fit in a stocking? Me too. They’re ridiculous. A stocking should be full of fun small, fun, inexpensive stuff. And chocolate. Some of my family is pretty outdoorsy (shocking right?) so I …

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18 Awesome Things to Do in Joshua Tree National Park

A few years ago, I spent a few days escaping winter by heading to the desert of Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California. The sun was bright, the desert was warm(ish) during the day and the scenery was spectacular. I spent three nights camping, hiking and exploring with friends, but  I wish I had …

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The Ultimate Guide to the Tarkine Drive in Tasmania, Australia

In Tasmania, Australia if you want to get out into the wilds and off the grid, you head over to the West Coast. One of the first things I did in Tasmania was a short road trip on the Tarkine Drive in the North West corner of the state. The trip begins and ends at …

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