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Xtreme gourme
So, I thought it would be useful to give you all a sneak peek into one of the recipes of the Xtreme Gourmet cookbook that I reviewed recently. A good old favourite of mine – and my kids too – is a tried and true favourite in Pasta Mornay. I’ve never actually made it from...
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reids tramline walk
Located in the very heart of Powelltown, Reids Tramline Walk is a near-on 6km walk through the final section of the Walk into History. If you’ve never been hiking through the Warburton/Powelltown area before, there’s one thing you can always count on – lush rainforest area. And Reids Tramline Walk is no exception. Starting at...
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Xtreme Gourmet
A staple diet on the trail, while easy to turn to when you can’t be arsed thinking, can sometimes get boring and repetitive. Don’t get me wrong – I still love my Continental Pasta with my sachet of Tuna – but every so often I do like something different. Especially, when I’m able to cook...
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trek coach
In this episode of the Pursuit of the Outdoors podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with business owner Lisa Marshall of Trek Coach; a Queensland based adventure fitness company. As someone who has been in the outdoors for some time now, Lisa really got to the crux of what the outdoors can do for...
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tom dunn
We’re finally back for 2018 and I reckon this one is going to be a cracker. I had the opportunity to interview Tom Dunn (@whattomhasdunn); a 22-year-old adventurer who is about to embark on what he is calling Australia’s Longest Triathlon at the start of September. We get into the why, how, when etc. and...
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If you’ve been to this website or visited the Facebook and Instagram page recently, you may have noticed that I have opened up an online store. This is one of many changes I’ll be looking to make to the website in 2018 and I thought it would be an ideal time to go into further...
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It’s probably fair to suggest that if you’re a hiker, camper or an outdoor enthusiast in general that you’re on one of the main social media platforms. Facebook is a haven for blogs, images and videos, while Instagram and its features almost give you a blow-by-blow insight into someone’s latest adventure. As someone who not...
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whipstick gully track
Yet another great little walk in the Warrandyte State Park, the Whipstick Gully Track really showcases the gold digging history that consumes the area. Starting at a trailhead on Whipstick Gully Road not far from the cafes and shops in Warrandyte, you soon find yourself in bushland area. The hikeĀ is roughly 4.2kms and while that...
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pound bend circuit
Sometimes the most underrated hikes are located in places that you frequent often but have never had the opportunity to really look into. And that’s exactly what I found with the Pound Bend Circuit in the Warrandyte State Park. Not only that but it is an excellent hike for beginner hikers or for parents who...
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morley's walking track
If there is one thing that I love when I’m out hiking, it’s a challenge; and that’s exactly what you get with the Morley’s Walking Track in Fernshaw. Located amongst the green ferns below the Black Spur, the Morley’s Walking Track can be started from either Fernshaw or Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Ground. For the...
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