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Osprey Backpacks Range Comparison and Buying Advice

With literally hundreds of various models to choose from, Osprey Packs' range of backpacks and travelpacks are numerous and diverse, and it can be a little bit confusing working out which of their packs is right for you. : ...read the article.

What is Gore-Tex Fabric? What Are The Different Types Of Gore-Tex Fabrics?

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Hiking Backpack Buying Guide?

Whether you are heading off on a quick overnighter or plan to be on the trail for some days, we've put together a guide to assist you with what to look for in a hiking backpack.

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Outdoor Adventure and Travel Gear Buying Guides

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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.


Men's Technical Insulated Jackets Filling and Warmth Comparisont

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Outdoor Gear Glossary

There are a lot of terms used in the outdoor retail industry.  Here are a few definitions to help you out:  ...go to the glossary. 

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.

Osprey Women's Tempest Series Hiking Packs

Light, nimble and incredibly comfortable, the women's specific Osprey Tempest Series come in a range of sizes and styles.  ...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

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.

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.

Travel Packing Checklist 

Heading off on an overseas adventure? Here's a handy little packing list to help you make sure you have what you need for your trip. Depending on your adventure, some items in this checklist may be more relevant than others.  ...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.

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

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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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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