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Despite not completing the Australian Alpine Walking Track due to injury, Lucy ‘Bird’ Thorpe says the experience was a positive one where she learnt a lot of things about herself. Unlike most who choose to do the Australian Alpine Walking Track from Walhalla to Canberra, Bird decided to do it in reverse. Having spoken to Bird...Read More
I remember my first overnight hiking and camping trip for a variety of reasons. It was early February last year when I set off by myself for what would end up being a 54km hiking trip on the Walk Into History trail in Warburton, Melbourne. The walk is positioned as a one-way trek starting in...Read More
I’m a big believer that hiking is one of those activities where eating not-so-healthy food is more than acceptable. In today’s blog, I take a look at some of the food I take with me when I’m out on the trail, as well as some of the places to get them from other than Coles,...Read More
And just when we thought we had seen the end of walking on the road, the start of Day 10 saw us back on the road as made our way south to the town of Owhango (pronounced O-fan-go) and the start of the 42 Traverse. You can read all about our previous days of this adventure...Read More
Why I Avoid The 1,000 Steps When Hiking If like me, you happen to live in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, you would be well aware of the 1,000 Steps (aka the Kokoda Memorial Walk) located at the foot of the Dandenongs in Ferntree Gully. People from near and far flock to this iconic Melbourne location...Read More