Well that’s another Abel ticked off the list and all the Abels nearest to Hobart done and dusted. Mount Marian was the last on the list and we had been putting it off for a while as for some reason we thought it was really far. The truth is, once you get up from Collinsvale … More Mount Marian: 50mm
This was quite possibly the toughest day walk yet, 19km of pure slog, completely exposed the entire way and underneath a sun that just would not quit. Don’t let that put you off though, it was a glorious walk! We started at the Lake Dobson carpark, walking up through the Snowgum Track before briefly joining … More Mount Field West, the struggle is real.
No, this isn’t a blog post about David Collins, the founding Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Van Diemens Land and his foray into wearing lady’s headwear..It’s about a wonderful jaunt up the mountain named after him. Collins Bonnet forms part of Sleeping Beauty, which is an area of Wellington Park that from Huonville looks like…..well…..Sleeping … More Collins Bonnet
Well it happened again, Tasmania has blown my mind with its epicness. Today we went on a hike up to the tarn shelf at Mount Field and did a nice 15+ km circuit from the Lake Dobson car park and pack. I highly recommend doing the circuit anticlockwise as the scenery just keeps getting better … More Mount Field Tarn Shelf walk
Today was one of those days that you just know you’re going to remember for a long time. I’ve had a few of them so far in Tasmania, mostly on the awesome Instameets whereby we pack in a whole heap of Tasmania’s finest delights in one day, so many that by the end of it … More A remarkable day at Crescent Bay
First and foremost, a very Merry Christmas to all of you! Hope you’re all having a most wonderful Christmas wherever you are. Christmas Eve for me, has typically involved being in work, oh the joys of retail and hospitality. This year with the new job however I found myself free on the 24th and sure, … More A Cape Hauy Christmas
The Lonely Planet guidebook of Tasmania is a great resource for those visiting this beautiful island and it was a fantastic Christmas gift from my parents that really helped us figure out the key sites of Tasmania. The one minor complaint I might direct at the guide is that it’s perhaps a little light on … More Lonely Planet Hobart Walking Tour