If you are a "lurker", now is a great time to consider becoming an active member on http://bushwalk.com
. We have a series of competitions planned for the next few months. These competitions are free and easy to enter
The first begins today...October Competition: Post Something Useful for a Chance to WIN 2 Great eBooks
To enter this competition, all you have to do is submit a 'useful post' to a forum in either of the 'Local Track' or 'Main Track' categories on http://bushwalk.com
during the month of October. Couldn't be easier! You will go in the draw to win 2 fantastic eBooks from Frank Wall's 'Our Hiking Blog
- Food to Go - everything you could possibly want to know about eating well on a bushwalk, from purchasing and preparation to cooking and consumption.
- Hiking The Overland Track - a comprehensive guide for preparing for the Overland Track covering transport, accommodation, equipment and a wide variety of other planning issues.
For the purpose of this competition, 'useful posts' means posts that either contain information that is useful to bushwalkers, or a serious question that generates discussion containing useful information for bushwalkers.
The winner will be decided by a database script which will select random posts submitted during October in any of the eligible forums, until a 'useful' post is found (as determined by the forum moderation team).WIN these great prizes:Food to Go
Sick of eating the same boring food every time you go hiking?The dream
: What if you could easily organise your food and eat really well, arriving at camp after a hard day of adventure and enjoy a fantastic, easy to prepare meal.The reality
: Eating 2 minute noodles, mac and cheese or stodgy freeze dried food every day until you feel sick.
What if you could get a stack of different ideas to take great food on your next trip?
Food that tastes great, is as simple or gourmet as you want, food that is lightweight and really easy to prepare at camp?Food to Go
is an eBook designed to give you the skill and inspiration to take great food on your next adventure. Created by experienced multi day hikers it is packed with tips and ideas to make shopping, planning, storage, packing and cooking meals easy.
The great thing is it includes menus from 14 experienced bushwalkers and backpackers from across the world. They have shared their food ideas, recipes and menu planning tips to save you time and effort.Hiking the Overland Track
Wow, did you realise how hard it was to organise hiking the Overland Track?
* The plan: Enjoying a hassle free trip on the Overland Track. Taking the right gear, food and having enough inside knowledge to make it hassle free.
* The reality: Heavy packs, wet gear and blisters and then eating 2 minute noodles and being cold. This is after spending days, pre-trip, working out all the complicated logistics of how to get there and back home.
What if you could get a stack of information and advice from walkers with over 18 Overland Tracks hikes between them.
Advice that saves you time, ensures you are properly prepared, shares a huge amount of tips and tricks to make the journey hassle free and safe.The Overland Track
is an eBook designed to give you the skill and inspiration to tackle the Overland Track in Tasmania. Created by experienced multi day hikers, it is packed with tips and ideas to make bookings, preparation, planning, gear selection, packing and cooking meals easy.
The great thing is it includes a comprehensive guide on how to juggle bookings, flights, transfers and accommodation and then helps you sort out gear and food.