The Walking Blog

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. 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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Calling all tour guides. Work for Inspiration Outdoors.

Tour Guide

We are seeking Australia’s best guides to join the Inspiration Outdoors team in Western Australia. Do you love hiking in the great outdoors? Are you inspired by people and travel? Can you be fun and professional at the same time?…

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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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The 15 Bushwalking Essentials You Absolutely Must Know

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