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Day 3 - Crystal Falls to Seventeen Mile Falls
Those same beautiful cascades that we relaxed in yesterday, were our first task to cross the next … [Read More]
As hikers or bushwalkers, we're constantly putting our bodies, and our feet in particular, through terrain that the average city dweller can only imagine. With consistently uneven surfaces, steep … [Read More ]
For a country the size of Australia, with it’s vast network of National Parks, you’d think that there would be countless opportunities for hikers looking for 4-7 day adventures out on the track.
Compared to our Kiwi tramping buddies across the … [Read More]
One of the most common questions I get asked about going hiking, is what do I eat?
As a result, I'm always on the lookout for new and nutritious food ideas that not only taste great, but are lightweight too.
When I heard about a product called … [Read More]
One of the first hiking blogs to come out of Australia and stand the test of time, is Neil Fahey's Bushwalking Blog. He's a bit of a pioneer in the area and his efforts have been an inspiration to many - not just to get outdoors and go walking - but … [Read More]
If you're like me, and didn't grow up in a family of skiers, the thought of hitting a resort town in winter probably leaves you colder than a top station in a blizzard... if you even know what that means.
It's the thought of all those wind blown … [Read More]
One of the annoying little things about being a woman who loves the outdoors, is deciding how to manage your period out in the wilderness.
I say little things because in the scheme of things, once you're out there, breathing clean air, hauling … [Read More]
I've never really thought of the outdoors or the concept of adventure as having a gender. I go out there and experience wild places just the same as my male friends do, seeing the same things, hearing the same things, placing our feet and hands in … [Read More]
Every few weeks I escape the Monday to Friday routine by meeting up with a fellow self employed friend and together, we skive off for a few hours feeling the freedom of being in the bush and going for a hike whilst most other people are at work, … [Read More]
... and just because I left you all hanging last time... wondering what on earth would happen to our intrepid walkers after a night sleeping in a lighthouse keepers cottage...
Here's part 2 of my Kangaroo Island … [Read More]
I recently posted about my fun trip hiking on South Australia's Kangaroo Island, but it's taken a while for me to get around to editing the video! Well, wait no more... here is part 1 of my walking Kangaroo Island video, starring my fabulous buddies … [Read More]
I'm always looking for ways to reduce my overall pack weight, without losing comfort or impacting personal safety. Reason being, I really want to bushwalk long into my 70s (and hopefully 80s) and want to do everything possible to protect my knees and … [Read More]