We offer a range of trek container options to suit most hiker needs on the trail. Some containers types and sizes are offered as part of trek packages while others can be requested at extra cost
TREK CONTAINER TYPES
We provide the containers for your trek. There is no BYO.
We offer various types and sizes of trek containers to suit different hiker and trek needs. The General Storage Purpose Container is included in all packages.
Other container types are available at extra cost.
All of our containers are setup to protect your food/gear against rodents, insects, dust, water and occasionally nosy or curious humans
CONTAINER PREP & USE
Second only to the transfer, your food drops are the most important component of your trek. The containers are an essential part of the food drop system. Below is a brief description on how we prepare your trek containers.
Each trek package includes everything listed below.
CONTAINER IDENTIFICATION TAGS
Each container will be tagged with a sticker to clearly identify your containers. Your containers will be delivered with the tags (stickers) already
attached on your container.
LTTS Booking Code
Extra's (i.e Gear Retrieval)
Food Drop Location
PRE-TREK CONTAINER PROCESS
LTTS delivers and collects your trek containers from to and from your nominated accommodation during pre-trek. All deliveries and
collections are pre-booked through your booking process
and are tracked with courier software.
Read below how we do this. It is important.
CONTAINER PLACEMENT & COLLECTION ON THE TRAIL
LTTS places your containers at the nominated food drop, resupply or cache point along the Larapinta Trail. Below is a summary of how this is done.
Each trek package includes everything described below.
CONTAINER DISPATCH TAGS
Each container will have a dispatch tag (sticker) attached to the lid of the container when placed at the nominated point along the Larapinta Trail. These tags greatly assist us when collecting your containers from the field. It lets us know when you have used the container and if its ready for collection.
It is highly recommended you fill these out after you have used your container.
Date Placed/ Delivered
LTTS Notes to hikers or Park Rangers
Notes hikers can leave for LTTS
Hikers put the date they last used the container
Hikers tick these box's when the container is ready for pick up or they decide they want gear retrieval.
POST-TREK CONTAINER PROCESS
The Post-Trek Process is relevant only to hikers who have booked gear retrieval, bounce box's or other post trek services. Deliveries to post trek accommodation is included in the package if you have
booked these services.
Read below about the post-trek process. It's important.
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