Thinking about gear

I’m going through the process of working out what to take.  Like I said before, it’s a balance of Information and Gear, knowing more means you can pack less. But now the question is becoming, how important is weight and compactness against easy of use and convenience....

Visitors in the night

So the “It’s not a race”  Hunt Bikes Snowy 1000 has been passing near Bright, and it’s been a great opportunity to perform some trail magic.  Last night Gareth came to stay, and I got to sit up until the wee hours learning about these Ultra Races from a dude who is...

Information & Weight

When I was a recovering-cubicle worker I got into SUL/UL hiking in a bit of a way.  Mostly it was because 10 years of office work and gluttony meant that the easiest way to go hiking when you have zero fitness and too much on-body-stored cheese was with a day pack for...

Our Comfort Bubble

Goal setting is pretty much a part of our culture.  We all fundamentally understand the concept of “set a goal, work to achieve it”.  I think though, that we often get goal setting wrong.  And I’m not talking about ‘save $1000′ or ‘lose 5kg’, I’m talking about...