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This hiking blog is where you can read all my thoughts and ponderings regarding anything to do with hiking, camping and the Australian outdoors in general.

Camping back then meant getting off the grid and simply enjoying the outdoors without minding modern luxuries. But it’s not always the same case now. Most people nowadays prefer having access to the Internet wherever they are. Fortunately, many modern campers have found ways to use Wi-Fi, whether it’s for social media or to work...
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kimberly region tours
Whether you’re a local Australian or a foreign traveller visiting this majestic country, you’ll never run out of things to do in Australia. Nature lovers, in particular, will marvel at how so much of the country has nature preserved at its best. Australia is a big country to cover for any trip, but in this...
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the hiking society john feeney
Since we launched our Victorian outdoor blog back in July 2016, we’ve been fortunate enough to be associated with and work with some of the best Australian outdoor businesses. While there were some that were adventure companies like we used to be, there were plenty of other businesses we were associated with that existed in...
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cathedral ranges southern circuit
If you’re reading this blog, it might have been some time since you’ve heard from me either on our social media platforms, website, podcast, or any place where you are used to consuming our content. This time away from social media, writing blogs, recording podcasts, and, more importantly, running our adventure tours, was the opportune...
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New Zealand is one of the most picturesque countries in the world. The country is renowned for its breathtaking water and landmass that are all worth exploring. It’s nicknamed the ‘Middle Earth,’ having hosted movies such as Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.  As such, your New Zealand trip won’t be complete without staying...
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Did you know that the Outback comprises 70% of Australia? It means there are plenty of places to get lost or stranded with too few essentials. A hiker who ventures into the Outback unprepared will face heat and dehydration, if not snakes and spiders. After all, Australia is—half-jokingly—the place where everything can and will kill....
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We live in a fast connected society, and things that would have been impossible years ago are now a reality. Although we’ve developed well as a society, important things such as family life and bonding have gone down the drain, and there’s an increasing need for finding time and bonding with one’s family and friends....
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merino wool for hiking
The last thing you want to wear when hiking is cotton. It holds and doesn’t effectively ‘wick’ moisture and gets mighty reeky when you sweat. Cotton isn’t just a terrible fabric to hike in from a comfort perspective, but it can be dangerous if the conditions go bad. So, what material is best for hiking?...
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Taking time out from the stresses of modern living is imperative and for many of us, that means leaving the phone and computer behind and heading out into the wilderness. Whether you are going for a few hours, a few days, or weeks, you still need to be prepared for anything – which is why...
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There is very little doubt that the current COVID-19 has completely smashed the tourism industry here in Victoria, and Australia-wide. Whilst some businesses have been completely put out of business, others have had to put their adventures on hold or reschedule them to a later stage whilst dealing with this crisis. This includes our tourism...
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