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Remember our previous article about the Overland Track in Tasmania?
Now let’s follow travel blogger World of Wanderlust’s steps on the iconic track, in Tasmania’s World Heritage Area.
The Overland Track is Australia’s premier alpine walking track with breathtaking landscape which spans over 65 kms.
Day 1: Waldheim – Barn Bluff Hut (12km, 7 hours)
Day 2: Barn Bluff Hut – Pine Forest Moor Hut (12km, 6 hours)
Day 3: Pine Forest Moor Hut – Pelion Hut (10km, 5 hrs)
Day 4: Pelion Hut – Kia Ora Hut (7km, 3.5 hrs)
Day 5: Kia Ora Hut – Windy Ridge Hut (9km, 4 hrs)
Day 6: Windy Ridge Hut – Lake St Clair (9km, 3 hrs)
Berghaus Verden 60 + 10L Rucksack
This lightweight and fully supportive pack is very suitable for long hours of hiking such as the 6 days on the Overland Track. Also its side pockets and top open design increases its convenience during a trip.
Zamberlan Vioz GTX Hiking Boot
The classical hand made hiking boots from Italy, is the best choice for long hiking trips. Its made from one single piece of leather which increases its durability and being waterproof is a big advantage on the track.
Mountain Designs GTX Rain Jacket
This windproof and waterproof Gore-tex jacket is perfect for the unstable weather in this area. It can be matched with a fleece jumper in winter to keep you dry and warm.
LEKI Lite Women's Trekking Pole
Its adjustable and lightweight features will certainly make your hiking much easier.
Mountain Designs Nomad Pants
The main reason to choose these pants for the track is their lightweight, stretchy design makes them comfortable and gives freedom of movement in all ranges of motion.
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World of Wanderlust for sharing her experiences on the Overland Track. World of Wanderlusts is a traveler and life style blogger who started her first overseas solo trip when she was 20 years old and cannot stop traveling. Visit her blog World of Wanderlust to see more up to date travel articles from her adventures!