There are few design concepts within hiking and outdoors gear that make me smile as much as the selling point of a product being waterproof. There’s “waterproof” jackets, “waterproof” dry bags and my … [Read More]
I'm going to kick off by saying that my good friend Kim (aka Kimmie) Malcolm, is a bloody legend. There's so many things to love about her and only one of them is her genius ability in the kitchen for … [Read More ]
I often get asked, "Where are places that I can go bushwalking"? or "How do I find walks that are suited to my experience level"? Like a loaded gun, these questions are full of possibilities and adventures - good and bad. Imagine picking somewhere … [Read More]
Ooookaaay, now I don't normally do this, so there must be a pretty special reason that I'm throwing it out there!
I'm really excited to be partnering once again with CARE Australia for their Walk In Her Shoes campaign.
Walk in Her Shoes is an … [Read More]
With smartphone technology being as it is, by taking our mobiles out into the bush, we have the ability to take a whole range of helpful resources to add to our experiences in the wild*. I recently found myself sorting through and tidying up my apps … [Read More]
I’m constantly surprised by the number of people who hit the Six Foot Track Facebook page in December. Every year (as an admin), I have to pop in a word of warning and explain to folk, ‘Seriously guys, Summer is not a great time to be … [Read More]
Depending on your style of walking, sometimes it's easy to miss the small things. The minute detail of a tiny leaf, the animal shapes that appear in the clouds or industrious ants teaming together to lug something three times their size back to their … [Read More]
Do you remember that feeling when you learnt to drive? Everything was new and your senses were heightened. Then, over time, something happened and the art of driving became automatic. Heck, you didn't even need to think about it anymore. Everyday we … [Read More]
or for the Aussie's... A Bloke's Guide to Periods
When I was in high school my mates called me “Bush”, and not because I was a great outdoorsman. Actually, I had no idea what I was doing, but I loved bushwalking and camping and having a crack. … [Read More]
Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this adventure to get the full story...
Day 5 - Sandy Camp to Sweetwater Pools
By now, we were well and truly in our natural swing. The group (a mix of mostly … [Read More]
This is one of those hiking recipes I stumbled upon one day whilst cleaning out my herbs and spices in the pantry. Like many recipes that work well out in the bush, this is simply a matter of taking a normal recipe and adjusting it for hiking.
I … [Read More]
Yep, it's true... not everyone is a fan of skiing or even sees the attraction of it. Sure, I don't mind the odd swish down an intermediate trail, but if I had a choice, I'd probably choose cross-country... or staying inside in front of a log fire… … [Read More]