Are you new to hiking or have hiked for a while and are keep to further develop your Hiking Skills?

One of the things I love most about hiking is the feeling or remoteness. Getting back to basics, away from the office and technology, and being able to stop and appreciate our natural environment.

Anyone who can walk can hike, it really is that simple. That being said, the simplicity of putting one foot in front of the other should not be taken for granted. A few basic hiking skills can go a long way to ensuring you and your group have an amazing time on the trail.


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 ...

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 ...

How to Light a Campfire

Knowing how to light a campfire is an essential skill - we teach you how to do it the good ...

How to Load your Pack

A well packed backpack can be the difference between pleasure and pain when you’re out in the wilderness. It is ...

Tips on Choosing a Campsite

Established camp grounds or caravan parks are great for offering the creature comforts like electrical power, running water, bathrooms, and ...

Keeping Your Hiking Group Together

Leading a hike is not always as simple as strapping on your pack and expecting the rest of the group ...

Trail Etiquette

In the most isolated places, you'll be completely alone. But, on most hikes you will meet other hikers and occasionally ...

Hiking Solo

Is Hiking Solo for You? Human's are social animals and most of us want nothing more than to be surrounded ...

Hiking in Hills

Hiking Uphill Maintain a natural pace and avoid making large strides. Long strides are fine on flat terrain, but when ...
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River Crossing Techniques

Knowing how to cross a river is a critical hiking skill. Take the time to learn correct river crossing techniques. The ...

Setting the Pace

On any hike it is important to focus on setting the pace and establishing natural rhythm that suits you or the slowest ...


Stretching before, during and after a hike is often something that people overlook. Personally I am not a huge believer ...

How to spot and treat mild dehydration

Keeping yourself hydrated during any adventure is extremely important. If you are backpacking in the desert or snow showing in ...

The basics covered on this page should allow you to get out on the trail safely and actually enjoy the experience.

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