John Currie

John at Camp 2 Cholatse


Why do you bush walk?


Always have been wandering out there since childhood, don’t really know why. Drawn to it. 


When did you join SBW?



What's your favourite piece of gear in your pack and why?

Salomon Boots.


What is the average weight of your overnight pack, without water?

Over 10 KG, probably going towards 15 - hate packing. 


What's one piece of advice you can offer new walkers that you wish you knew when you started?

Experience builds over time, don’t be overwhelmed.


A memorable walk?

30 kms on the rivet, with the late Alan Carpenter in the Wild Dogs a few years ago.


What kind of walks do you like?

Generally the harder walks.


Do you have a walks philosophy or motto?

Hanging out with people of like mind is good for the soul

What's on your walking wish list?

Australian Alps walking track - 655 kms

Any other passions/interests?

Alpine Mountaineering



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