Easter atop Tasmania

This trip almost didn’t happen. We’d been umming and uhhing all week, watching the weather forecast and praying for a miraculous change from the soggy prediction that was being made. When you’re hoping to climb Tasmania’s highest mountain, you kinda want to have a view. Hannah pushed us onward in the end and we decided … More Easter atop Tasmania

Mount Field East

It’s been hugely satisfying attempting the Abels with Gemma the last few months and a little while ago we ticked off the sibling of Mount Field West, which we had climbed previously on a sweltering day. The day we ventured up to Mount Field East was thankfully a little cooler, albeit not by much. You … More Mount Field East

The Needles

Ah the Southwest, it’s a place that gets me all emotional just thinking about it. I remember the first time we drove past Maydena and entered the Southwest National Park. The misty peaks came into view on either side of the road and the vistas would burst into view and just completely blow your mind … More The Needles

Clarks Cliffs

The Tasman peninsula is renowned for its spectacular walks, mainly the coastal cliff walks that line its beautiful capes. Further inland however, there’s this little adventure in the woods, Clarks Cliffs. It’s an 8km walk through thick eucalypt forest that is at times tranquil and other times rather challenging. On the day we ventured into … More Clarks Cliffs

Trestle Mountain

It’s been a while between blog posts and for that I do apologise. Summer has arrived in Tasmania but it seems nobody told the weather that. We’ve been stuck indoors on weekends when we’d be itching to get out and about into the Tasmanian wilderness and add a few more peaks to our Abel list. … More Trestle Mountain