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 [...]

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 [...]

What is The Larapinta Trail?

The Larapinta Trail extends over 223 kilometres west from Alice Springs along the West MacDonnell Ranges finishing on the summit of spectacular Mount Sonder. It lies almost entirely within the [...]

Watch out for the spinifex!

If you are walking in the central ranges you will quickly become acquainted with spinifex; from afar it can look soft and lush,  when it flowers it can look like a field of wheat.  Up close, it’s [...]