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BTF volunteers were busy recently at both campsites near Mt Cooke.6 April 2021
If you think you’d like to do a long trek but you’re not sure you could make it, you’re wrong! It’s all in the preparation. Here’s some tips from a former non-trekker.2 April 2021
While we applaud the fact that more people are exploring our beautiful State, it has unfortunately resulted in an increase in off-road vehicle activity in non-designated areas - including on WA’s premier long-distance hiking trail, the Bibbulmun Track.19 March 2021
Our superseded gear found new homes with worthy recipients.18 March 2021
Walkers find great joy and connection to nature through getting out on this beautiful and iconic trail. Some have gone further and become builders and keepers of the Track. Jim Freeman is one such caretaker, responsible for tending and maintaining the track for over twenty years. He demonstrates many pathways to a better life.4 March 2021
Get your Entertainment™ Digital Membership from the Bibbulmun Track Foundation and help us raise funds to maintain the Track1 March 2021
Tyvek is widely used as a groundsheet for protecting the bottom of your tent. It is breathable, waterproof but very tough.
It is made from high density polyethylene fibres and has a similar feel to paper with a high strength to weight ratio. See www.bushwalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=23794&mobile=on for a discussion on the difference.
Sold per metre off a 2.7m wide roll.
61g per square metre, white.
$20 per metre for BTF members.
$25 per metre for non-members.
Technical data sheet available at https://insulation.com.au/data-sheet-download?pid=4459.
This style (homewrap) is more waterproof, more durable and therefore longer lasting than the 1443r style of Tyvek (which is more suited to waterproof stuff sacks).
Women’s Berghaus Bronze 60L lightweight rucksack - bought new but unused $140
End to end, North to South, Approximately August 2021 start, Male, female, couple, all of Track, or sections, whatever suits you. I’m retired