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.
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.
When stepping up from shorter to longer trips, keeping your gear organised and accessible on the road is an absolute pleasure. We believe drawers are one of the touring essentials, in fact we can't imagine life on the road without them!