Category Archives: Bushwalking Equipment

Spondonicals Revisited

In an earlier posting I wrote about spondonicals – a very useful and now rare item of bushwalking equipment. I recently received an interesting email from Jochen, a bushwalker from the Blue Mountains, who is considering manufacturing them. See my … Continue reading

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New Dunlop Volleys – Fail

For a long time Dunlop Volleys have been the shoe of choice for a lot of bushwalkers and canyoners in NSW. They are particularly good for canyoning. The sole, favoured by roofers for a long time, has very good grip. … Continue reading

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Spondonicals

When I started bushwalking a very useful bit of gear that was sold by Paddy Pallins was a pair of spondonicals (or spondonicles?). These were always referred to as a “pair” like a pair of scissors. Other names for these … Continue reading

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