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One Planet has worked on a huge range of gear, from tents for the harshest conditions imaginable to harnesses for weed sprayers. From clothing to sleeping bags, hipbelts to protective bags, if you need it, we can do it, and do it well. Our products are built for durability, comfort and performance, and we’re passionate about getting it right.
When the Australian Antarctic Division needed tents, they came to One Planet. The tents needed to be as tough as Mawson, as long-lasting as a polar winter and as practical as base full of scientists. So the One Planet Polar Pyramids were born, and have been adopted by the Antarctic Divisions from half a dozen countries since.
The HR Packs and some of our Industrial tents were originally designed for Holiak Hire, Australia’s largest hirer of bushwalking equipment, back in the 1990s. They wanted simple, easily maintained gear made from tough, durable materials, with minimal features and compatible parts for easy maintenance. These products have been tweaked since, becoming even better, and are now used by hundreds of schools and hire companies throughout Australia and New Zealand.
The brief for the Ridgeback 1 was tough: it had to be light, easy to use, quick to put up, sturdy enough to cope with almost any weather, and able to endure a year of mistreatment at the hands of 14 year olds! Originally developed for Geelong Grammar School’s year-long Timbertop program in the 1990s, the tent was such a success that, with a bit of refinement and toughening to become the Ridgeback 2, it is now the tent of choice for many of Australia’s largest outdoor education providers.