Long distance hikes Australia

Australia boasts some of the world’s most magnificent and challenging walks. Pack your gear and set yourself up for these monster long distance hikes. Experience Australia at its best by hiking for weeks on end through the country’s most iconic scenery, beautiful national parks and diverse landscapes.

Ktena Merino Skins® Sports Active Range

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Field test and review – Ktena have reignited my faith in merino wear. Merino Skins® will certainly be my go-to base-layer for the unforeseeable future. I love the fact these are Aussie made as the quality is testament to what we can produce in Australia.

Ascent Explore Merlot Shoe

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Field test and review – I am impressed to say that there was no wearing-in required with the Ascent Explore, they offered me comfort and protection, right out of the box. I am thrilled to announce that I have found an excellent hiking shoe that will remain my shoe of choice for many hikes to come.

Day hikes Australia

Experience Australia at its best with a day hikes through the country’s most iconic scenery, beautiful national parks and diverse landscapes.

Hikes in Victoria

Whether you are after a gentle stroll or a challenging hike, walking in Victoria’s beautifully preserved national parks, reserves and suburban parks will leave you feeling refreshed and alive. Choose your scenery from forests, mountains, coasts, river valleys and historic areas and choose your level from short, facilitated walks and build up to medium, long and overnight walks.

Helinox Chair Zero

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Field test and review – I am a huge fan of the new Helinox Chair Zero. A huge fan! It is my chair of choice for any pack carry or multi-day adventure.

How to become an expert hiker

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No everyone aspires to being an expert hiker. Take baby steps, don’t be afraid to ask for advice, be patient with yourself while you plan your hikes, develop your skills. Take time to refine them and practice, practice, practice. 

ECCO Exostrike GTX

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Field test and review – What a great looking boot that I am more than happy to wear off the trail. They come in a range of colours so if black is not your thing, I am sure you will find a style you like.