Flooding downpours, blazing sunshine – few things are a bigger threat to the enjoyment of an outdoor getaway. So, it’s no surprise that one of the first accessories many new four-wheel drive owners bolt on is an awning.
Timber collection restrictions, late arrivals or wet weather can all make packing some firewood a godsend. After all fire makes camp, and even the most trying days outdoors are usually turned around by the warm glow of a campfire.
A campfire makes camp. Uncontrolled bushfires however can rapidly destroy wide expanses of our country and are a top threat to native wildlife. It's wonderful to see so many campers embracing firepits. It's a demonstration of the great care for our land that so many outback travellers share.
For regular touring all but the quickest of setups can quickly become tiresome. Add some mud, wet weather and a couple of late finishes and 'ease' may well be the difference between enjoyment and questioning our recreational choices.
Since first spotting the rugged looking DOT I was impressed by what seemed to be an ‘over engineer first’ and ‘accessories second’ design philosophy. Curious to see how one would hold up to rough travel we hooked up a brand new DOT 6 and headed for Western Australia's isolated Dirk Hartog Island to find out.
We love our cast iron, and it's no surprise that straight from the coals it doesn't play so well with others. After scorching and melting a variety of tables and boards over the years it seems we've finally found something up for the job.
Good morning! There's nothing better than seizing the day after a delightful night of sleep. The design team at Sea to Summit have examined all those elements that may interrupt sleep, and the resulting system is pretty special.