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Hiking, Hiking for beginners

Tips for hiking in the heat

Hiking in summer and in the heat comes with risks, but here are some ways to reduce the risk and enjoy hot hikes. ...

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Hiking

Must-haves for a day hike

Everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hiking. What's your must-have for a day hike?...

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Hikes, Hiking, The Grampians

The Pinnacle Walk, Grampians

I remember holidaying in The Grampians with my family when I was a kid. Going back as an adult was a chance to reconnect with that sense of wonder I felt about this rugged outcrop of rocks...

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Hiking

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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