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Camping for beginners – Pitch a tent – Part 3

by on 20th May 2015 in Tents | Add comment
You've chosen your tent, you've found a campsite, now we'll go through the process of actually setting up your tent, as well as how to pack it up and good maintenance practices.  Read More...

Strzelecki Track Part 3 – Get prepared

by on 14th May 2015 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
Guide to acommodation, distances, facilities and useful advice so you can plan a safe and enjoyable 4WD touring trip along the Strzelecki Track.  Read More...

How to use The Trangia Outdoor Stove

by on 6th May 2015 in Gas Stoves, Hiking | Add comment
In this blog, we'll show you how to fill, light, adjust and extinguish the burner, and we'll cover fuel consumption and storage, plus much more.  Read More...

Product Review – The Oztent Gecko Chair

by on 29th April 2015 in Camping Furniture | Add comment
One thing that has alluded me after 40 years of camping and caravanning is the perfect camp chair. My excuse is that I don't think it exists, but I'll be pretty happy with this one for some time to come.  Read More...
Camping Lingo

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...
Swag or Stretcher

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...

5 items for every camping checklist

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

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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