The Walking Blog

A town of murals, Sheffield Tasmania

Sheffield Tasmania

Population: 1,552 The town of Sheffield is a must see for those visiting Tasmania. With almost every public wall adorned by a locally inspired mural, a walk down the main street of Sheffield takes visitors on journey through Tassie. In…

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7 Gifts to Get a Frequent Traveller

7 Gifts to Get a Frequent Traveller

Each year we like to do a gift guide for the frequent traveller/hiker/walker. Here is our 2019 list of stocking stuffing gems. Feel free to post your gift idea below. Pocket Blow Torch. Forget trying to light a match in…

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What to pack for the Larapinta Trail

Larapinta Trail

The Larapinta Trail zigzags its way through the Red Centre’s rugged West MacDonnell Ranges, allowing hikers to truly experience a landscape most people never get the chance to. It’s a special and unique place. For the same reason, regardless of…

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How to prepare for the Larapinta Trail

Larapinta Trail

There are heaps of different ways to walk the Larapinta Trail. You could organise the whole trip yourself or go with a guide. Even with a guide, some prefer to hike it as a full pack carry, while others have…

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How to break in new hiking boots

Hiking boots

Who doesn’t love a new pair of hiking shoes or boots? The smell of new suede or leather. The fresh clean look. The maximum level of comfort and support that only new footwear can provide. The only problem that –…

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I’m a Road Cyclist, will I enjoy the Munda Biddi Trail?

Munda Biddi Trail

So you’re a road cyclist. You love your Saturday morning rides for coffee with friends and you’re familiar with all the cycle paths around the river. Now you’re wondering if you’ll enjoy riding the Munda Biddi mountain bike trail? Written…

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The 15 Bushwalking Essentials You Absolutely Must Know

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