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Osprey Farpoint 40 Litre Travel Backpack Review

Here is a review on the Osprey Farpoint 40 Litre Travel Backpack: ...read the review.

Pacsafe Anti-Theft Backpacks and Cross Body Bags

Seven Horizons stocks a range of Pacsafe's anti-theft bags suited to the adventure traveller.  ...read the article.

Buying Advice: Osprey Porter vs Farpoint vs Waypoint / Wayfarer

So you've narrowed down your choice for a travel pack to something offered by Osprey and cannot decide which one is right for you.  ...read the article.

Sea to Summit Sleeping Mat Comparison Table

Here is a comparison table showing the specs for the Sea to Summit Sleeping Mat range: go to the comparison table

A Closer Look at Sea to Summit Packing Cubes for Travel Organisation

Sea to Summit's packing cubes come in a variety of types, including packing cells, shoe bags, stuff sacks, mesh cubes and shirt folders ...read the article.

Choosing a Lightweight Compact Sleeping Bag for Travel or Hiking

Choosing the right sleeping bag for camping, travelling, hiking or mountaineering is not an easy task. There is a seemingly overwhelming number of options to consider and the terminology used to describe sleeping bags can be quite confusing: or you.  ...read the article.

Choosing the right daypack for travel or adventure

Whether you’re commuting, travelling, hiking, cycling, climbing, or running, you’re going to find a need for a daypack at some point in time. Choosing the right daypack is not easy though, with hundreds of brands and designs to choose from.  ...read the article.

How to pack light when travelling - quick tips and tricks

It's really easy to overload your bag when heading off on a big trip, especially if you are venturing into a cold climate or going to be away for some time. And with costs for excess baggage and baggage handling fees continuing to rise, learning how to pack light is more important than ever before.   So how do you travel with less weight and bulk and still bring the essentials with you?.  ...read the article.

Layering your clothing for cold weather travel and the outdoors

When venturing into the outdoors for extended periods of time, you need clothing that will protect you from the elements – the blazing sun, freezing snow, and pelting rain. It’s particularly important that you have the right clothing when in the cold for extended periods of time, otherwise you risk developing frostbite, hypothermia and even dying - it’s that simple.  ...read the article.

Travel Backpack Buying Guide - what to look for

So when purchasing a travel backpack, there are a few things to consider. Firstly, have a think about what you will be using the backpack for the majority of the time and how long it is going to be on your back. Are you requiring the backpack to be on your back for brief periods only, such as just to get through the airport terminal and to the taxi ramp, or the connecting bus and train?  ...read the article.

Buy Grand Trunk Hammocks in Australia for Your Next Expedition

If you’re going on a trip that will take more than a day or two, you’ll need to think about where you’ll sleep. It’s one thing if you’re visiting a city with plenty of hotels in your price range, but it’s quite another if you’re venturing into the wild with nothing but the gear you’ll be able to carry on your back.  ...read the article.

Buy Osprey Hiking Backpacks in Australia Before Your Three-Month Trip Abroad

Are you planning an extended three-month trip overseas? You don’t want to be that traveller who has multiple suitcases piled on a luggage cart that you’re trying to steer through a crowded airport. Mountains of luggage also requires you to stand in long lines at ticketing counters just to check your baggage.   ...read the article. 

Buy Patagonia Lightweight and Waterproof Jackets

There’s nothing better than enjoying the outdoors when the sun is shining during the summer months, but Australia can experience heavy rain at almost any time of the year. To all the explorers in this nation, inclement weather is a challenge rather than an enemy, and you can conquer many trails regardless of the weather if you have appropriate clothing and gear.   ...read the article.

Buy Patagonia Waterproof and Weatherproof Outerwear in Australia

Are you an avid outdoorsman, a hiker or a frequent traveller? If so, you understand the weather doesn’t always cooperate, and you must prepare for heat and cold, as well as sunshine or rain.   ...read the article.

Camping Gear Checklist - Don't forget the Kitchen Sink!

Here is a comprehensive list of items for your next camping trip. Depending on the weather and how long you are camping for, you may not require everything on the list.    ...read the article.

Eagle Creek Packing Cubes: Where to Buy them in Australia

Packing cubes make it easy to conserve space, while still providing many opportunities to store the belongings you’ll need on your travels.   ...read the article.

For Hiking in Australia, Osprey Hiking and Day Packs are Perfect.

Choosing a backpack for a hiking trip can be an ominous task. There are many different varieties, and countless options to consider. Should you get a backpack with a frame or one with shoulder straps?    ...read the article.

Gear Review: Osprey Aura AG Backpack

 Here's what Julia Beattie had to say about the Osprey Aura Ag 50 Litre Backpack: ...read the review

Gear Review: Osprey Farpoint 40 litre Travel Backpack

Here is a review by Susan Trevor on the Osprey Farpoint 40 Litre Travel Backpack...read the review
 

How to Buy the Right Sized Osprey Hiking Backpack in Australia

Australia is the size of a continent that dominates the southern hemisphere, and its abundance of natural wonders and exciting cities attracts thousands of travellers every year.    ...read the article.

If you Refuse to Let Wind Ruin Your Hike, You Ought to Buy Patagonia Weatherproof Jackets in Australia

Australia is a vast country with a wealth of hiking and exploring opportunities, but high winds and heavy rainfall can stop us from enjoying the outdoors.  ...read the article.
 

Make a stylish transition from trail to town with Patagonia Waterproof Jackets

Finding fashionable performance gear that looks as great at the pub as on the trail is now easier than ever, with several well-known brands offering versatile and on-trend outdoor styles this season.  ...read the article. 

Need a Pack for a Trek? Buy Osprey Packs in Australia Here

When you’re adventuring in the great outdoors, you want to take good care of yourself. Looking after your body while you’re far from civilisation is important, but it goes far beyond the conditioning you’ll do to prepare yourself for a hike in the wilderness. .  ...read the article.  

Osprey hiking packs for Australia’s most seasoned travellers

When envisioning their dream vacation, travellers never picture themselves standing at a luggage carousel, filling out bag claim forms, and shepherding baggage trolleys piled high in and out of taxis and through the streets of foreign cities.  ...read the article.

 

Three Reasons to Buy a Sea to Summit Lightweight Sleeping Bag 

If you’re planning a road trip across Australia filled with sightseeing, hiking, mountain climbing, and outdoor sleeping, you need to be equipped with the appropriate outdoor gear to remain safe and comfortable.  ...read the article

What is Down? 

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What is DWR and what does it stand for? 

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What is RFID and what does it stand for? 

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Why You Should Buy a Marmot Hiking Jacket and Sleeping Bag in Australia

Hiking is one of the most fun ways to keep fit and remain active because it involves exploring off the beaten path trails and seeing beautiful, natural sights. Australia enjoys favourable weather conditions for much of the year, giving you plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors by hiking.  ...read the article.

Eagle Creek Travel Gear and Accessories now available at Seven Horizons

We've just added some great lightweight travel packing solutions and travel luggage from Eagle Creek to the Seven Horizons website. Eagle Creek was the first travel company to make packing cubes to help organise your travel pack  ...read the article.

Wilderness Equipment Space 2 tents now in stock

We've just received stock of Aussie Company, Wilderness Equipment's new Space 2 tents! They are super lightweight, spacious and sturdy.  ...read the article.

Award Winning Osprey Atmos and Aura Anti-Gravity backpacks now available

Stock has just arrived for the award-winning Osprey Atmos and Aura Anti-Gravity suspension backpacks. There has been quite a bit of interest in these packs and for good reason..  ...read the article.

More stock of Marmot Essence Jackets just arrived

Great news! We've just received some more stock and colours of the award-winning Marmot Essence Jacket.  ...read the article.

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