The 'background props' in these photos are:-
The view, courtesy of Dom Dom Saddle, 90 minutes drive north-east of Melbourne. Elevation is about 600 Metres.
A not very comfortable day pack made by Outgear.
A 1977 Ignell tent made by Bergans of Norway.
Binoculars from REL of Canada - Naval 7 x 50, World War 2.
A one foot length steel rule (1966)