One of the best things about hiking, is that it costs nothing... sort of.
Sure, putting one foot in front of the other on a bush track doesn't cost a thing, but the shoe and sock on our foot, the … [Read More]
As outdoorsy types, our health and fitness - the ability to walk further, up steeper hills and for longer days - is something that is always on my mind. It's not just for those of us who have a hiking … [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]
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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]
As one of my 'go-to-gang' for my physical health, Sharon Livingstone is my awesome massage therapist. It was whilst she was kneading out the knots and meaty bites from my body, that she began telling me about her own passion for walking and how she … [Read More]
3 CapHat's to Giveaway!
You know those little Aussie inventions that just seem down-right smart? We’re famous for them… The Victa Lawnmower, The Hills Hoist, the Cochlear implant and of course, the Goon Sack.
Well, maybe not a life-changer … [Read More]
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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 day with compulsory … [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 ascents and descents, pack carrying and in all weather … [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]