The Ten Essentials Trail Hiking Australia

The Ten Essentials

The Ten Essentials are survival items that hiking and Scouting organisations recommend for safe travel in the bush. The Ten Essentials first appeared in print in the ...
What does the bush do for you?

What does the bush do for you?

If you're reading this article on www.trailhiking.com.au, there's a good chance you're here because you feel a strong and personal ...
How-to-Prevent-Common-Hiking-Injuries

How to Prevent Common Hiking Injuries

Whether you are training for an extended trek or hiking on the weekends, we’ve all felt the effects of sore ...
How-To-Layer

How To Layer

Layering clothing is crucial for the comfort and protection of any adventurer. Each layer has a function to maximise your ...
A-Beginner’s-Guide-To-Hiking

A Beginner’s Guide To Hiking

Do you want to try Hiking but don't know where to start? This guide can help you prepare for your ...
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How To Fit A Pack

One of the keys to a comfortable backpack is to get a pack that is the right size for you ...
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Osprey Aether AG™ 70

Field Test - Osprey Aether AG™ 70 When I embarked on my first overnight hike, quite a few years ago, ...
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Hiking Changes Your Brain For The Better

Escaping into nature for a hike doesn't just feel good physically. Scientists have found that it also positively affects our ...
Cold-Weather-Hiking-Tips

Cold Weather Hiking Tips

When the cold weather rolls in, your hiking adventures don’t need to stop. There are a range of things you ...
How-To-Prepare-For-An-Alpine-Climb

How To Prepare For An Alpine Climb

Alpine climbing isn't an easy task and requires resilience, determination and physical strength. Before you tackle an alpine climb, you ...
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Down vs Synthetic Sleeping Bags

We are often asked the benefits of down filled vs synthetic sleeping bags. Both types have advantages and disadvantages but ...
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How To Get Started In Trail Running

Whether you're fuelled by fitness or adventure, trail running is an incredibly rewarding activity. Although you might want to hit ...
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Common Travel Insurance Questions Answered

Dreaming of your next adventure? Whether it's travelling domestically, exploring abroad, embarking on a cruise or getting ready for a ...
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Lightweight Food for Hiking

Every bushwalker has their own ideas about what to eat on a bushwalk. Here, Bogong owner Neil Blundy gives some ...
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Packing Light: Our Guide to Minimalist Camping

Lightweight camping involves taking only what you need rather than everything you want, and allows for quicker and more comfortable ...
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14 Outdoor Hacks For Rainy Weather

Rainy weather doesn't have to ruin your outdoor adventure. With the right preparation and knowledge, you can keep the good ...
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How to Light a Campfire

Knowing how to light a campfire is an essential skill - we teach you how to do it the good ...
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Trail Running: How Much Water Should You Carry?

Hydration: This is the most common trail running topic we get asked about at Bogong Equipment. Trail Running: How Much ...
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Get the Right Daypack & Get Out There

With so many brands and styles, choosing the right daypack can get a little confusing. Taking a few minutes to ...