Tag: hiking

Roman palm IV

For $110 or less the Roman palm IV are a good value Sleeping bag. If you find you are a cold sleeper a set of long thermal underwear should slove any issues with the cold nights on the Kokoda trail. All the new Palms are EN tested which means they have been laboratory tested to [...]
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Outdoor Research (OR) Havoc jacket

The Outdoor Research (OR) Havoc jacket is the ideal layer for cold, wet, windy and frequently changing conditions. Lightweight and highly technical, the Havoc features warm PrimaLoft Eco 60g insulation behind a durable, weather-resistant and breathable GORE WINDSTOPPER shell that really keeps the outside conditions at bay on cold and windy days. For really cold [...]
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Buff Headwear

The Buff head wear The versatile Buff is a must-have accessory for every adventure. What I love about the multifunctional Original Buff is a the many uses you can apply to this tubular shaped product such as a bandana, ponytail holder, sun guard, scarf, hat, neck gaiter, cap or dust screen (see attached picture). Buffs [...]
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Kokoda Team 6 2016

Kokoda Team 6 2016 This was our first tour back on the track after our Anzac Day tour, and what a great trip and group this turned out to be. Being one of our larger groups for the year (in fact 2016's largest for ETA) we set off on a 9 day Kokoda to Owers' [...]
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Hand Sanitiser and hygiene while trekking

Hand Sanitiser and hygiene while trekking Hand Sanitiser and hygiene while trekking Kokoda   I cannot stress the importance of your own hygiene while trekking Kokoda, traveling or any other group outdoor activity.   One person gets a bug from poor hygiene and it can rip through the whole group in a flash with a [...]
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Blue Mountains NSW

Blue Mountains NSW Blue Mountains NSW   Training for Kokoda in the Blue Mountains is a must do for people in NSW. A weekend hiking here will confirm if your preparations to trek Kokoda are sufficient by how sore your muscles are on Monday morning.   Sydney and NSW what an amazing place we have [...]
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