What to bring when hiking with kids

You don't need the latest high tech gadgets and gear to go hiking with your family. This is all the basic stuff you need....

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Hiking, Training

Best workout to prepare for hiking

Get fitter and stronger for hiking with this suggested weekday workout. ...

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Hiking, Training

Preparing for a huge hike when there are no hills in sight

In this guest post from Jim Roose, he shares how he overcame the challenge of training for Mt Kilimanjaro when there were no hills close by to train on. ...

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Hikes, Hiking

Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk for Rookies

The Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk is a 54 km hike over 3 days. Check out Janet's adventure....

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Hikes, Outdoor family activities

Serendip Sanctuary, Lara

Serendip Sanctuary Lara is a little oasis in the Western Volcanic Plain, near Geelong. The Sanctuary is well worth a trip with a young family with plenty to see and do. The kids will love...

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Gear reviews, Hiking

Hiking with an umbrella

Looking for an umbrella for hiking? I've looked at the benefits of hiking with a brolly and reviewed a couple of trekking umbrellas....

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Gear reviews, Hiking with a family

Osprey Poco Premium Baby Backpack Carrier

The Osprey Poco Baby Backpack Carrier has been such a good friend to our family. We highly recommend this comfortable baby backpack for more than just hiking. ...

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Getting outdoors, Hiking, Hiking for beginners

6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Hiking and Camping

Hiking and camping are great ways to reconnect with nature and explore the world, and also helps improve your overall health and wellbeing....

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Mount Macedon

About Mount Macedon Regional Park Less than an hour from Melbourne lies a fabulous destination for outdoor play with the whole family – Mt Macedon. From short strolls to long,...

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Getting outdoors, Hiking

Metal detecting with kids

Today’s guest post about metal detecting with kids comes from Diane, one-half of the duo behind a cool new metal detecting website, Fossickr. Diane and her family (including her now...

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