The Walking Blog

How to choose a backpack for day hikes

How to choose a backpack for day hikes

Picture this: you’re finally going to dust off those old walking shoes and go for a long nature walk with a friend. You grab your son’s old school backpack that’s been sitting in the cupboard for years (why is it…

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Canning River Breakfast Paddle

Blue Skies Paddling

Yesterday we were blessed with blue skies, no wind and a sense of adventure. What a superb day for a paddle on the Canning River. Twelve paddlers from the West Coast Community Centre took to the river with Emily and Pam…

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El Questro Station – A walkers guide

El Questro Station - A walkers guide

The Gibb!  If you have a bucket then this should be on your list.  The Gibb River Road is one of Australia’s absolute “must do” experiences. As the southern states shiver through May to August, the Kimberley experiences pleasant, dry…

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Donnelly River to Pemberton – New Bibbulmun Track section

Karri tree

If you’re working on a sectional end-to-end, or you just love walking in the deep forests of the south-west – join us THIS April on our very first Donnelly River to Pemberton walking tour. Enjoy wonderful walks, fabulous companionship, and of…

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Water bottles vs bladders

Water bottles vs bladders

Water is heavy stuff.  I have been racking my brain for years to work out a way to dehydrate it! Alas, the technology seems to evade our bright sparks, but the good news is there are some pretty good ways…

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The 15 Bushwalking Essentials You Absolutely Must Know

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