Larapinta Trail Gear List

Our Larapinta Trail gear list (or hiking anywhere list); you might not take all of this gear, it’s your call, but hopefully this will prevent you forgetting something essential! Pack Hiking [...]

Adventure Motorcycling

Outdoor adventure comes in all shapes and forms and adventure motorcycling is big in the center. Of course it would be, the red centre of Australia is oceans of outback emptiness with winding [...]

Trail Running

The trails around Alice are endless and endlessly diverse. Pretty much all single track, you may be working up a steep rocky incline or down technical terrain, enjoying long, flowy sections [...]

Rock Climbing

There are some fantastic crags close to Alice Springs & usually a small but enthusiastic group of climbers exploring them. Part of the attraction is the remote and spectacular environments in [...]

Paddling & Canoe Polo

Paddling is on every outdoor persons list of things to do and just because we live in the desert doesn’t mean it’s not an option. For starters there is a flourishing Canoe Polo [...]

Mountain Biking & Cycling

Alice Springs has a vibrant & burgeoning Mountain Bike Scene, locals have been enjoying it since the early history of Mountain Biking in Australia and today it is rapidly establishing itself [...]


Before people visit Alice Springs they have an image in their mind of dry, dusty desert plains; hardly the stuff of your bushwalking dreams. It’s true there are plenty of dry dusty plains in [...]

Larapinta Trail FAQ

Each year at Lone Dingo we receive countless enquiries about walking the Larapinta Trail, mostly gear related but also about all other aspects of walking the trail. Below we address some of the [...]

Larapinta Trail Fees

A multi-day walking fee applies to the Larapinta Trail (and all extended trails in the Northern Territory). The fees are applicable to both adults and children.  A breakdown of the fees is as [...]

How many canisters do I need for my stove?

We did a simple test using a couple of commonly used stoves to see how much fuel they used to boil 250ml and 500ml of water.  We used a Jetboil Zip (integrated pot with heat exchange) and an MSR [...]

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