Safety in the Bush
This book provides indispensable information for planning your venture into the bush. Chapter headings include
- Equipment and Clothing
- Route Finding and Navigation (with exercises)
- Emergency Procedures
- and much more.
See excerpts in the training subcommittee page.

Available from book shops and from the Club. (see below)

Bushwalking - Emergency Management
This pocket sized (A6) booklet is printed on synthetic, water and tear-resistant material to survive the weather. It contains information on dealing with accidents, illness or emergency in the bush or remote areas. The sections cover medical emergencies, dealing with missing party members, bivouacs, difficult terrain and weather and more. Don't go walking without it! And write your emergency contact details inside it. Available from book shops and from the Club (see below). Free of charge to club members.

The Tasmanian Tramp
The Tasmanian Tramp is the Club magazine, published every second year. Articles are written mostly by Club members and generally relate to walking and other trips in Tasmania and beyond. Other articles are historical views of people or places. Each issue has photographs, sketches, poems and illustrations. Tramp 44 will be released in September 2022. Available from book shops and from the Club (see below).

Index and back issues of The Tasmanian Tramp
We now have available a complete index of The Tasmanian Tramp numbers 1 to 36 on CD, and a CD of scanned copies (in PDF) of The Tasmanian Tramp, issues 1 – 23.
Also available are limited stocks of some past issues of The Tasmanian Tramp: numbers 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, 32, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42.

Club History
Hobart Walking Club Inc. A Record of 81 Years 1929 - 2010:click to download (9 MB pdf file, 56 pages)

Sales to Members
(postage charges will be added to item price)

Safety in the Bush (9th edition 2022)$20
Bushwalking - Emergency Managementfree
The Tasmanian Tramp 43$12
The Tasmanian Tramp 1-43(CD)$10
The Tasmanian Tramp 1-43(PDF)$5
Some back issues may be available$5
The Tasmanian Tramp Index 1-36 (CD)$5
The Tasmanian Tramp Index 1-16 (paper)$5
The Tasmanian Tramp Index 17-23 (paper)$5
The Steppes - Life in Tasmania's Lake Country, by Jack Thwaites, The Tasmanian Tramp 22, 1976$5
A Record of The 21st to 30th years 1950 -1959$5
A Record of Fifty years 1929 - 1979$5

Sales to non-members
(postage charges will be added to item price)
The current edition of The Tasmanian Tramp, Safety in the Bush, Bushwalking – Emergency Management are all available from some book shops and the Hobart Map Centre in Hobart.
All publications can be ordered from the Club and posted to anywhere in Australia.
Our prices are current retail price + postage.

The following prices are indicative only:

Safety in the Bush (9th edition 2022)$30
Bushwalking - Emergency Management$10
The Tasmanian Tramp 43$22
The Tasmanian Tramp 1-43 (PDF via email)$10
The Tasmanian Tramp 1-43 (CD)$15
Some back issues may be available - see HWC website$5
The Tasmanian Tramp Index 1-36 (CD)$10

Email orders to

Preferred method of payment is by direct credit or over the counter at the bank to the Club bank account -
Commonwealth Bank - Hobart Walking Club
BSB - 067 002
Account Number 2804 3645
(include your name and reason for payment in the payment details)

Payment can also be made by cheque to -
Hobart Walking Club
GPO Box 753
Hobart, Tas, 7001
(include your return address)

This page last updated: 7 Jun 2022