Outdoors

Katadyn BeFree water filtering flask

katadyn befree water filtering flask

WHEN you’re trekking  through the outdoors, having clean drinking water is almost as important as having air to breathe. On hot days, even with intermediate physical exertion, three to five hours is all it will take before the debilitating effects of dehydration start to kick in. Leading outdoor water filtration brand Katadyn has developed the BeFree – a collapsible water filtering …

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Fulcrum adds Rancho to the range

fulcrum rancho suspension

RANCHO RS5000 series shock absorbers are the world’s best-selling aftermarket, performance 4WD shock absorbers. Each shock absorber is individually valved to suit its listed application using a 10-stage velocity-sensitive valving. Using a double-wall construction for superior off-road protection along with hardened, double-chromed rods and double-welded mounts, Rancho RS5000 series shock absorbers are built to last. As well as being available …

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New managers for Wivenhoe and Somerset campgrounds

new managers wivenhoe and somerset

SEQWATER has appointed a new manager for two of its most popular campgrounds at lakes Somerset and Wivenhoe. P.R.O Management Pty Ltd is the new manager for both Logans Complex at Wivenhoe Dam as well as the Somerset Park Campground in the Somerset village. The eight-week tender process concluded in February, and the new management agreement started from March 29, …

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Fulcrum’s next-generation Formula struts

fulcrum formula struts

FULCRUM is proud to release the next generation of Formula struts and shock absorbers for lifted 4WD dual-cab and single-cab utilities. Built tough to suit harsh Australian conditions, each application has been meticulously designed, tested and approved to be part of the range. By utilising the highest-quality components such as NOK seals and SuperPro bushings, the build quality of the Formula …

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Altitude special edition for Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series

altitude special edition toyota landcruiser

Drivers benefit from the addition of high-quality LED Optitron meters and a 4.2” multi-information display accessible through a new steering-wheel switch. Externally, the Altitude special edition is distinguished by LED foglamps, rain-sensing wipers and Altitude badging. All these in-demand features result in a value price of $93,460, representing a premium of just $4630 for the Altitude package over the GXL turbo-diesel. …

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Pivotel launches Thuraya Big Bundle to connect more people in remote Australia

A new hybrid satellite and mobile phone plan to be launched in April by Pivotel, is set to strengthen connectivity and reduce safety risks for residents and travellers across more than 10,800 Australian mobile black spots that currently create unreliable mobile coverage. As Australia’s fourth mobile carrier, Pivotel is leading an industry-first initiative to bring historically more expensive satellite phone …

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Updated Queensland waterway maps to assist development planning

Waterway Barrier Map Cairns (small)

DEVELOPERS and government agencies now have access to updated maps of Queensland waterways, which determine their importance for the passage of fish. Fisheries Queensland biologist Ian Draper said revised Queensland Waterways for Waterway Barrier Works data has been released and is available free online. “This mapping product categorises all rivers, streams and waterways through Queensland and ranks their importance for …

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National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo arrives in Brisbane Friday

national 4x4 show

Cricketing legend, Merv Hughes, will also be appearing on stage on Saturday for Waeco, to talk all things outdoors. The Eagers Holden Proving Ground offers visitors the chance to test drive the latest Holden Colorado and test their 4WDing skills behind the wheel on a variety of surfaces to simulate being off the beaten track, with training provided by 4WD …

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BOG OUT Vehicle Recovery Kits

BOG OUT

IS BOG OUT the world’s most practical vehicle recovery kit? That’s the question four-wheel-drive enthusiasts raving about BOG OUT are asking inventor Paul Aubin. Paul is a resourceful and inventive north Queensland family man who became obsessed with his invention of a vehicle recovery kit, which he deems a ‘must have’ for all 4WD owners. Like many great innovations, BOG …

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Italian mince with spinach fettuccine

Italian mince

The flavours in this delicious camp oven recipe are to die for. Italian mince with yummy fresh herbs and spinach fettuccine with a bit of grated parmesan cheese on top, what more could you ask for in the outdoors. Ingredients 1.5kg beef mince 1/4 cup rice oil 500g jar red wine and Italian herb sauce 350g Kalamata sliced and pitted …

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