Entries by JCA

First Aids Basics for Camping

Knowledge is Power If you are setting off on a long trip, we recommend taking a short course on basic first aid that involves practicing how to clean and bandage different kinds of wounds, dealing with dehydration or stomach bugs, and broken bones and sprains. A good first aid kit contains items that assist with […]

Top Caravan Camping Tips for Beginners

There’s nothing quite like pulling out of your driveway, ready to hit the open road by yourself or with your family with a caravan home in tow. The feeling of endless possibility and powerful sense of adventure can be intoxicating. A caravan adventure is for the whole family, and in preparing for one, certain things […]

What are Door Latch Extensions Used For

Modern caravans have come a long way in the last few decades. With better technology and more amenities than ever, they are designed for long range travel and different levels of comfort and luxury. There is, however, a seemingly small but common problem in nearly all caravan designs. The main window is difficult to keep […]

Ultimate Guide to the Most Useful Camping Gear

Camping Gear, Recommended by Experienced Campers You could spend many hours (and far too much money) looking through endless lists featuring attractive new camping gear. We’ve been through it ourselves, making purchases that seemed perfect at the time, only to realise how impractical they were in the field. Outback Tracks saves you time with a […]

How to Tie Gear to the Roof Racks

A Word of Caution A lot of vehicles these days come with roof racks which look like they can carry anything and everything you need. However, each car has a specific loading limit that it can sustain, the owner’s manual of the car should have this weight clearly mentioned. SUV’s and minivans can handle much […]

When Should I Tie Down My Caravan Awning?

Why Do I Need a Tie Down Kit? An awning tie down kit may sound so simple that it may seem unnecessary. However, experience has shown us that you can never be too sure when it comes to the great Australian outdoors and its ability to throw any number of challenges at you, quite suddenly. […]

Camping on the Coast – How to Prepare

Camping on the Australian coastline is one of the most amazing outdoor experiences the country has to offer. Whether it’s about watching the sun go down as your campfire comes to life or enjoying a quiet cookout with family and friends by the ocean under the moon light, camping by the beach has something for […]

How to Care for Tie Downs and Cam buckles

Most of us are city dwellers, which means that experiencing the great outdoors is something of a special occasion, something we get to do once in a while to get away from the drudgery of urban spaces. At Outback Tracks, we are passionate about everything camping related. We encourage our customers to go for the […]

Tips for Tying Down Your Camping Equipment Properly

Tie Down Your Awning The Right Way Setting up camp can seem a bit intimidating at first. You find yourself standing there, tie down kit in hand, wondering where the first peg should go, how the straps are supposed to tie to the awning that’s above your head. Luckily, Outback Tracks has you covered. We’ve […]

What to Look for in an Awning Tie Down Kit

Features of Quality Awning Tie Down Kits A good tie down kit does more than simply hold your awning down. Quality equipment is designed to evenly distribute tension across your camper awning, holding it in place without causing tears and bends in the mounting brackets. Tie down straps should offer plenty of length so they […]