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Pop, pop, pop-up your campsite

by on 2nd July 2015 in Camp Kitchen | Add comment
Now you can 'pop-up' more than just your tent in the campsite with an ever increasing range of collapsible camp accessories. Read on to find out what's new.  Read More...
 
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Camping Quick Tip #6 – Cleaning Clothes

by on 25th June 2015 in Camping Quick Tips | Add comment
How can your roof rack and a rough 4WD track wash your clothes? Read on to find out!  Read More...
 
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Camping for Beginners – Start a Campfire

by on 18th June 2015 in Camping Tips | Add comment
Now, you could get all extreme by rubbing two sticks together, lighting a ball off whispy grass in your hand and thumping your chest in a 'Bear Gryll'-esque display of survival prowess. Or, with good preparation, you can get a fire started much easier.  Read More...
 
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Layering clothes for cold weather travel

by on 11th June 2015 in Travel | Add comment
A quick check of the weather shows it is now 8⁰C and feels like 1⁰C! I am pacing around a carpark in the Peaks district in the UK waiting for an RAC van arrive and help us with our broken down vehicle.  Read More...
 
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The Anne Beadell Highway – a remote desert adventure

by on 3rd June 2015 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
The first thing to know is that the highway is really a track – named after road builder Len Beadell’s wife, the grand label is a reflection of his cheeky sense of humour.  Read More...
 
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Can I fit a camp stretcher in that tent?

by on 28th May 2015 in Sleeping Gear | Add comment
A combination of stretcher height (45cm in my experiment) and a sloping tent wall meant that some measurements I took in our tent display reduced the space for a stretcher by up to 45cm.  Read More...
 
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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...
 
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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...
 
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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...
 
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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...
 
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