There’s nothing worse than opening your pack at the end of a long day, to find everything soaking wet. I hope these tips help you keep your gear dry.
When planning a hike, keeping the group size small is a responsible choice that offers several benefits. By keeping your hiking group size small, you can ensure a more enjoyable, safe, and sustainable outdoor experience for yourself and others.
As outdoor enthusiasts, one of the most fulfilling experiences is leading a group of fellow adventurers on a hike through nature’s wonders. If you are planning to take a group out on the trails, check out this guide to leading hikes.
What can we do to make sure we are prepared? I like to break down my trip planning into three sections: Prepping, Planning & Packing. Each has an important role to play in ensuring you are adequately prepared for any scenario. So let’s break them down.
It’s an alarming fact, in Australia there’s at least one bush rescue every day. Plan your hike so you and your group make it out safely. Don’t put your life, or the lives of others at risk.
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 on the trail and carry the gear you need for what you are doing.
Taking a trip into the wild can get a little uncomfortable at times. The good news is, with a couple of extra additions to your packing list, you can maximise your comfort. Here are our top ideas for making the outdoors your home.
The Ten Essentials are survival items that hiking and Scouting organisations recommend for safe travel in the bush. Personal preferences and differences in conditions may dictate otherwise. What are the essential items you always carry?
The great thing about hiking is you get to pick your speed and difficulty for the perfect amount of challenge that suits you. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get started with this beginner’s guide to hiking.
When the cold weather rolls in, your hiking adventures don’t need to stop. There are a range of things you can do to stay safe and comfortable during your winter hikes. Here are some of our top tips.
Rainy weather doesn’t have to ruin your outdoor adventure. With the right preparation and knowledge, you can keep the good times rolling when the heavens open. Here are our 14 outdoor hacks for rainy weather.
The answer, of course, varies. How much water you carry on a trail run depends on many factors. It may be tempting to carry more water than you need. But, this means you’ll be running with a lot of extra weight, which isn’t practical or wise.
Do your kids hear the call of the great outdoors? Whether you have toddlers, young children or pre-teens, it is, with some planning and preparation, possible to answer the call with kids in tow.