Going Overland (Part Vier)

Snow White At 5am the area is awash in white with its snow coat on. Snow is drifting more and more on to my head. Missed part tres? Read it here It was well after six in the morning before the hut started to wake from its slumber like an awakening grizzly from hibernation. The…

Going Overland (Part Tres)

Back on Track Today’s 9 kilometre walk leads us from Pelion Hut up a steady incline through a rain forested hike to Pelion Gap and one of the highlights on the Overland Track, Tasmania’s highest mountain, Mt Ossa, followed by a decent to Kia Ora Hut. Missed part deux? Read it here We expect the…

Going Overland (Part Deux)

Big Day Out This is our most efficient morning of the Overland Track so far. On the track at 8.45! There’s even dew on the ground on the way to Pelion Hut. We all know this day is going to test us in terms of distance and the spike going up to Pelion Hut. Managing…

Going Overland

All is in readiness for Mike (my Dad), Stewart, Tim and my most excellent adventure! There isn’t much time for turning back now. The Overland Track is waiting for us. via GIPHY Practice walks are done. Food is prepared and packed. Gear is sorted. All superfluous items have been discarded. The Overland Track is an…