Australia’s Hiking and Bushwalking Blog

Welcome to the Trail Hiking Australia Hiking and Bushwalking Blog. A resource filled with tips and tricks, information relating to skills, safety, trip preparation and navigation. Find out more about the gear you need for hiking as well as how to care for it effectively.

All the resources you need for your next adventure.

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5 Common Mistakes Hikers Make with Australian Snakes

Five common mistakes first-time hikers make when dealing with Australian snakes, and what to do instead to stay safe and
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Adventure Photography Tips

Adventure Photography Tips: I’ve tried to look at some equally important & often overlooked aspects of photographing the outdoors that
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How to Find Water on a Hike

How to Find Water on a Hike

Regardless of where you are in the wilderness, water is your most valuable commodity. If you have a good supply
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Rail-Trails

Rail Trails

Rail trails are shared-use paths recycled from abandoned railway corridors. They can be used for walking, cycling and horse riding.
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Michael Lee Accessible Hikes Trail Hiking Australia

Accessible Hikes in Australia

Through your generous donation (in honour of Michael Lee) we have been able to identify accessible hikes and walkways throughout
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Merino Wool: The Best Clothing For Hiking

Merino Wool: The Best Clothing For Hiking

Most of the clothing we wear day to day is made from cotton. So why is Merino Wool the best
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Boulder Hopping

Boulders (or Talus) is really scree, just a lot larger version. People just tend to call smaller bits of rock
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Hiking on Scree

Scree is bits of broken rock piled up at the base of a cliff. In the mountains, daily heating and
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Nature healing for depression anxiety and stress

Nature healing for depression, anxiety and stress

Nature healing for depression, anxiety and stress. Bottom line: go outside, enjoy natural beauty, and feel better, mind body and
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Foot Care & Blister Treatment

Foot Blister Treatment On The Trail What’s your approach to blister treatment? Do you prefer to cover your blisters or
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Illumina X Ultralight Hiking Tent

Illumina X Ultralight Hiking Tent

I am thrilled to have field test the Illumina X Ultralight Hiking Tent. The tent was quick to setup, a
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Foot Care & Blister Prevention

Blisters can be painful and debilitating Blistered feet, pain and suffering through each step is not the way you want
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In the wake of tragedy the passion lives on

The tragic events of the past few months, and the loss of many of our treasured places and trails to
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Choosing the right lens for wildlife photography

Most likely, you already have a camera, whether you opted for a mirrorless camera or a DSLR, above all, you’ll
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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
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Elinz 4K 60FPS UHD Sports Action Camera

Elinz 4K 60FPS UHD Sports Action Camera

Field Test - Elinz 4K 60FPS UHD Sports Action Camera Hiking is about getting away from technology. Stuffing everything you
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