The Hobart Walking Club carried 40 lb packs to Lake Fenton and went on to the Tarn Shelf.
In Knowood's diary, buried among reports of weather and hunting and ham, there is something dramatic and historically significant. Can you see it?
Hobart's old newspapers are a wealth of curious stories which, told in the ornate style of the time, bring the past to life.
Death of a River Guide was Richard Flanagan's first novel. "One of the most auspicious debuts in Australian writing."
The first visitors to Mt Field National Park were much like us. Maybe they were tougher. And they used words ... differently.