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Talk the Talk with the Snowys Guide to camping lingo

by on 22nd April 2015 in Camping Tips | 2 comments
From spigots to ferrules, denier to r-value, you can talk like a seasoned outoor professional once you've memorized the Snowys dictionary of camping terms.  Read More...
 
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Camping for beginners – Pitch a tent – Part 2

by on 16th April 2015 in Tents | Add comment
In this article we’ll explore the factors to consider before you actually pitch your tent. Safety and comfort are primary concerns,   Read More...
 
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Strzelecki Track Part 2 – Getting there

by on 9th April 2015 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
This track passes through some of the most inhospitable areas in South Australia so all of the precautions for travel in remote areas must be taken. While track conditions are generally good, don't think that 110kph is an appropriate speed.  Read More...
 
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Stretcher tents – will they replace swags?

by on 31st March 2015 in Sleeping Gear, Swags, Tents | 2 comments
If you thought sliced bread was still the greatest invention, check out the stretcher tent! Find out why they are a popular alternative to swags.  Read More...
 
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5 items for every camping checklist

by on 25th March 2015 in Camping Tips, Family Getaways | Add comment
Don't wait until the day before your camping trip....do these things now, and add them to your check list for next time.  Read More...
 
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Camping for beginners – Pitch a tent – Part 1

by on 18th March 2015 in Tents | Add comment
Today’s tent designs are diverse and innovative, and knowing what to look for in a tent can be overwhelming. Having said that, there are still a few ‘golden rules’ you can follow when it comes to tent selection. Without further ado, let’s get started.  Read More...
 
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Withdrawn Butane Cannister Stoves

by on 13th March 2015 in Camping Tips | Add comment
Is your stove safe? Get the latest updates on the butane cannister stove ban in South Australia and New South Wales.  Read More...
 
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Strzelecki Track Part 1 – A history lesson

by on 12th March 2015 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
The South Australian government is currently considering sealing the Strzelecki Track and a sealed road from Queensland is not too far away, so if you want the true outback experience don't wait too long to get out there.  Read More...
 
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My top 10 hiking hacks for making trail life easy

by on 5th March 2015 in Hiking | 4 comments
Planning a hiking trip? Use these hacks to make life easier on the trail.  Read More...
 
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Companion Pro Hiker 1 – Snowys tent review

by on 25th February 2015 in Hiking Tents | Add comment
The sky’s the limit with lightweight hiking tents, but sometimes you just want a tent that does a good job without a scary price-tag.  Read More...
 
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