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What clothes should you take to Cradle Mountain National Park?

8 April 2011 No Comment

What clothes to wear at Cradle Mountain National ParkWhen packing for your escape to Cradle Mountain, keep in mind that the region has very changeable weather.  Make sure that you’re prepared for the cold and the sunny glare – so a warm fleece as well as shorts and a hat are essential! 

The National Park is all about getting out and experiencing the wilderness.  Why not dress for comfort and be prepared for all weather conditions?  There are no dress rules in the Tasmanian outdoors, comfortable and practical are the answer.

Top of the list is comfortable walking shoes: whether you’re planning a hiking holiday or a relaxing retreat, you’ll be certainly walking everywhere!

Your travel pack for a Cradle Mountain holiday should include:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Walking socks
  • Long trousers
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Shower proof jacket
  • Polar fleece jumper
  • Quick dry underpants – no cotton!
  • Polypropylene long pants
  • Beanie
  • Gloves
  • Sun Hat

 For a complete guide to packing for your holiday, visit Frank and Sue Wall’s site, Our Hiking Blog

Start with the article Best hiking clothes for a multi day hike – ideas, tips and suggestions.

While you’re there, make sure you read the article Hiking Gear: What are the basics to get started.  This is an invaluable resource about what gear to take on your hiking trek, with wonderful comments from seasoned hikers.

Image: Calypso Orchid via Flickr

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