Click here to see my evolving gear list for my up coming end to end thru hike of the Bibbulmun Track in Western Australia. I’m trying to go even lighter than my previous long distance trails this time and aiming for a 6kg base weight (all gear except consumables and clothes worn).
Here is a quick youtube clip of the gear – slightly different to lighter pack list but 95% the same.
Heysen Day 17: 378.1 to Crystal Brook (30km today, 408.5km on trail)
End of the line. One third of the Heysen. I slept really warm and well over night. It rained off and on and I remained completely protected from both wind and rain. With only 30km in to Crystal Brook today I slept in past first light. Even with what is a late start for me,…
Heysen Day 16: Murray Town to SW Water Shelter (46.4km today, 378.1km on trail)
Making the move from the Murray Town rotunda to the shelter of the caravan park camp kitchen last night was the best decision ever. I was definitely prepared to camp under the rotunda but certainly not looking forward to it. Dry in the middle the rotunda would have kept the rain at bay. The same…
Heysen Day 15: Melrose to Murray Town (18km today, 332.8km on trail)
Wow what a wet and wild windy day. It bucketed down last night and I was happy with my call to race into town for a warm hotel room. Huge, gusty winds up to 60km ripped through Melrose. There is a crazy weather event happening right across south east South Australia. Today was going to…
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