Australia’s Hiking and Bushwalking Blog

Welcome to Australia’s Hiking and Bushwalking Blog! This blog is your one-stop shop for all things hiking and bushwalking in Australia. Think of it as your hiking and bushwalking manual. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, I’ve got the information and resources you need to plan and enjoy your next adventure. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about getting started, developing your hiking skills, hiking safely, health and hygiene, navigation techniques, and hiking hacks. I also cover the food and gear you’ll need for your hikes, as well as how to care for it.

And of course, no hiking blog would be complete without stories from the trail! I share inspiring stories from my own adventures, as well as from my readers. I encourage you to get involved in this exciting community by submitting your own trip reports and hiking trails, planning your own events and joining conversations in the forums.

I also offer free meal planners, packing checklists and dowloadable hiking guides, to help you plan your next adventure. Whether you’re looking to explore a new trail or learn more about hiking and bushwalking in Australia, I’m here to help. So start planning your next adventure today!

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Leave No Trace when bushwalking

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Discover the Leave No Trace Seven principles for sustainable outdoor adventures. Minimise human impacts on nature with these essential guidelines.

Setting the pace on your hikes

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Master the art of setting the pace on your hikes, ensuring a comfortable rhythm for you and your group. Set the right pace, relax and enjoy the journey.

Helinox Chair Zero Review

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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.

Helinox FL135 Hiking Poles Review

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Discover the Helinox FL135 hiking poles – field-tested gear with excellent build quality, comfort, and lightweight design. Perfect for all your hiking adventures.

Sawyer Mini Water Filter Review

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Field test and review – The Mini is an effective, small, lightweight, and versatile water filter that won’t break the bank. Get clean water on your hikes!

Smartphone navigation for hiking

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You want topographical maps and offline GPS navigation when you’re hiking into the wilderness? Have you considered smartphone trail navigation and hiking apps?