Part 1 - How to Read a Topographic Map
One of the major excuses I hear from people (mostly women) not wanting to step up and lead hikes or outdoor adventure trips is their lack of navigation … [Read More]
That's a pretty big claim, the longest walk in Sydney, eh? Well, I reckon that this track (or collection of tracks all joined together) has every right to the title. It stretches from "Home and Away … [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]
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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]