Sunday, 6 August 2017

Outback NSW



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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Hunting Near Mansfield


Camping in a State Forest near Mansfield Victoria searching for the elusive Fallow Deer. Temperatures at night fall well below zero at this altitude (600 metres) but no snow.

Hammock sleeping system. (very warm)
 Fire pit
 The ute
 Trev and I
 With Daniel (Trevs son)
 Deer country

Elmer Fud?

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Hunting and Hiking Pack

Hunting/stalking pack.


Basic 5 Kg hunting/stalking pack:

This kit gives me sufficient tools to process and carry out game, deer etc from a hunt / stalk.


 Emergency kit:

  • Space blanket.
  • Sawyer MINI Water Filtration System.
  • Spare AA and AAA batteries.
  • Bic mini lighter
  • Compression bandage.
  • Tissues.
  • Folding Knife.
  • BG Flint and Striker fire starter.
  • Cotton wool soaked in vaseline (firestarters).
  • Wet Wipes.
  • Panadol.
Emergency kit is for any event where I might not get back to camp or the car because of injury, distance or just plain lost. This stuff can aid others I may come across also.

 Camel Back pouch.

 Emergency kit is in the Camel Back pouch flat and out of the way.

 Pack for hunting including the pack itself is 5Kg.


I also carry a .308 Rifle and Ammo 4 Kg,
an extra 1.5 Kg. Total 10.5 Kg.

 All items in hunt pack plus UHF Radio, Binos and belt knife.

Sleep system:

Have slept 2 nights at 0 degrees C and it was very comfortable and warm.

With the ultralight stove, pot and spoon total weight 4 Kg.

This sleeping kit will fit in the pack with the sleeping bag strapped to the top, total pack 14.5 Kg. Add dehydrated and powdered food for 3 days add 1.5 Kg.

16Kg total stalking pack, sleeping system and carry items.


Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Free Range Organic Venison

Aged Sambar backstrap with cream and parmesan scalloped potatoes, wild mushroom medley and brussel sprouts.
 Wild mushroom medley
 Cream and parmesan scalloped potatoes
 Aged Sambar backstrap
Brussel sprouts