Our essential gear for living in the great outdoors.

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Hammock BlissCamping Hammock

Our all in one camping hammock, used in all conditions. With built in mosquito net, rain fly and tree friendly straps.

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The North FaceClothing

The top end gear such as down jackets and high altitude wear is where they set themselves apart.

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SteriPenWater purification

A simple water purification system. Truly an innovation, no messing about with tablets again!

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Sea to SummitStuff sacks and Gaiters

If you haven’t travelled with these as stuff sacks, it will change your life! The gaiters good also.

ThermarestCamping mattress

Keeps you off the ground and keeps you warm. It’s lightweight and even works in a hammock!

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Recreational Equipment Inc in the USA. Whenever we are state side we need to get our REI fix!

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From entry level hiking to advanced mountaineering boots, Scarpa covers it all quite well.

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A tough, reliable tool with many options to suit different conditions. You may end up with a few of these!

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MSR FuryTent

A four season tent we originally bought for the Overland trek in Tasmania. It’s light and sturdy.

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StaminadeNutrition/Sports Drink

Tried the rest! Now try the best. Great Aussie sports drink with magnesium to reduce cramps.

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HydralyteSports Drink

In sickness and in health. Good to have a few sachets of Hydralyte stowed in your bag for emergencies.

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Last count we had 4 of these! Plenty of versatility and have thought of everything a back pack needs.

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Black DiamondCarabiners

Used for hanging our hammocks mostly but also climbing. Top quality for when your life depends on it!.

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Back Country CuisineCamping meals

We’ve gone through quite a few of the Back Country cuisine menu. All are pretty tasty, especially the apple crumble desert! Simplest way to get a tasty, nutritious meal in the bush.

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GU EnergyNutrition

An easy to eat, lightweight and instant energy fix when you need it most. Try the banana flavour 🙂

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Tried and tested footwear. Merrell gear, particularly the boots, have held together longer than most.

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