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Hiking Poles 101

Best hiking poles

So you’ve decided you want to give this hiking pole thing a go. Your hiker friends love them, all the outdoor experts agree that they help save your joints, aid in balance and help you get up those steep climbs….

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Adam’s Great Patagonian Adventure

Patagonia

Patagonia. It’s a place of dreams for many a hiker around the world and captured my imagination when I visited for a one month holiday in 2019. The soaring granite towers of Torres del Paine and the Mt Fitzroy range,…

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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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