The Walking Blog

What to Pack For a Day Hike

Great Ocean Walk

So you’ve heard of this great trail that you want to explore on the weekend and it’s the night before and you need to figure out what to take. What’s important? What can I leave at home? What might save…

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The 6 things you should know before hiking Larapinta Trail

Larapinta Trail Walking Tour

The Larapinta Trail is one of Australia’s most underrated experiences. There’s little doubt it’s one of the best trails Australia has to offer. Stretching 230 kilometres between Redbank Gorge and Telegraph Station in the Northern Territory’s “Red Centre”, Larapinta traverses…

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5 tips to help conquer big hills on the trails

Stirling Ranges Ridge Walk

“I can walk forever on the flat, it is just the hills I struggle with” Said every hiker ever Hills are hard. You not only have to go along, but up against the force of gravity. Now relative to the…

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The Red Tingle Trees – Eucalyptus Jacksonii

Tingle tree Walpole Bibbulmun Track

Red Tingle Trees are found just outside of Walpole, in Western Australia’s southwest corner, and have to be one of Australia’s most spectacular trees. With circumferences of up to 22m, these giants are exceptionally wide at the base as well…

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Shoes off for your brain and balance

Shoes off for your brain and balance

How do you think you would go knitting a scarf, wearing snow gloves? Not a knitter? What about tying your shoe laces with snow gloves? I think you would agree, both activities would be pretty difficult. Why? Because you don’t…

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The 15 Bushwalking Essentials You Absolutely Must Know

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