Australia’s Hiking and Bushwalking Blog

Welcome to your hiking, trekking and bushwalking blog. A resource filled with information including how to get started, developing your hiking skills, hiking safely, navigation techniques and hiking hacks. Find out more about the food and gear you might need for your hiking adventures and understand how to care for it. Read stories from the trail to inspire your next adventure and get involved by submitting your own trip report or hiking trail. Download my hiking guides, meal planner and packing checklists.

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Zorali Recycled Venture Pants

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Field test and review – If you haven’t heard of Zorali, they are an Aussie brand committed to being a leader on the path towards a sustainable, outdoor lifestyle. I recently had the opportunity to…

Plan to survive your hike

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There are many specialist skills that set outdoor professionals apart from the rest of us. We don’t all have to be experts to be safe in the bush. Make sure you prepare before stepping foot…

Overhydration and Hyponatremia

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Fatal hyponatremia in hikers is rare, but it has claimed the lives of some. Overhydration should be something that all hikers are aware of and take seriously but it’s important to keep the risk of…

Fjällräven Keb Trousers


Field test and review – Fjällräven market the Keb Trousers as ‘technically advanced trekking trousers with optimised fit and carefully planned details. Intended for alpine trekking that requires climbing’. Check out my review.

Quechua MH100 Hiking Fleece

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Field test and review – I was recently sent a Quechua MH100 Hiking Fleece to field test and are most impressed by this warm, light weight, 100% eco-friendly and affordable mid-layer.

Nemo Tensor Ultralight Sleeping Pad


Field test and review – The Nemo Tensor™ Ultralight Insulated Mummy Sleeping Pad is one the lightest pads on the market and provided me with a comfortable and silent sleep with the pad insulating well…

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