With so many brands in the outdoor industry, it can sometimes be hard to know which are the ones worth pursuing.

The reviews on this website are designed to give you an insight into some of the brands out there and their various products.

My reviews are designed to help you make the best possible decision should you ever consider buying one of these products.

bewildered laura waters
Based on the front cover, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Melbourne writer and adventurer Laura Waters’ book Bewildered was one woman’s experience hiking New Zealand’s Te Araroa Trail; a 3000km trail starting at the northernmost point of the country and finishing at the southernmost point. However, it’s about so much more than just putting...
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mens hiking socks
Disclaimer: these socks were given to Nick Whiley to field test and to provide an unbias review on. Here’s why I’m trying out new socks. I’ve hiked for years but recently have started doing multi-days, often at altitude or changing between mountaineering boots, rock climbing shoes, and hiking boots. I‘ll tell you what you mostly...
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Brubeck Women's Trekking light Socks
These Brubeck Trekking Light socks are much thinner than any other hiking sock I’ve worn, so I’ll admit I was skeptical as to how supportive and warm they would be. But to my pleasant surprise, these are by far the most comfortable, cozy, and breathable socks I’ve ever worn for hiking. Made up of 51%...
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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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Go Native
Disclaimer: in no way, shape or form was I paid for this review by Go Native or Adventure Co Oatley. I received this ration pack to review without bias. Regardless if you are going for a day hike or a multi-day hike, a tasty and delicious menu always makes it that little better. While it...
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on track expeditions
Disclaimer: in no way, shape or form was I paid for this review. On Track Expeditions was kind enough to give me some samples to which I decided to review on my own accord. The great thing about being apart of the outdoor industry is being exposed to all the new brands that are becoming...
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campers pantry
Prior to our trip to New Zealand, I was fortunate enough to be supplied with some freeze-dried meals from Tasmanian based company Camper’s Pantry. Camper’s Pantry has only been in existence for a little over 12 months now where they began their offering with freeze-dried vegetables. I reviewed the veggies back in late 2016 and...
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Sawyer Select S2 Water Filter
Disclaimer: I was given a Sawyer Select S2 Water Filter by Sawyer to review. In no way, shape or form did this influence my review of the product. Recently, I was incredibly lucky to be able to head out to the Cathedral Ranges and test out the Sawyer Select S2 Water Filter drink bottle. But first,...
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warburton motel
Disclaimer: the owners of the Warburton Motel gave me a night’s accommodation in exchange for this review. However, this did not sway my opinion in any way. Located at 4 Donna Buang Road on the outskirts of town, owners Richard and Simone have recently taken over management of the Warburton Motel with the aim to...
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pocket charge
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post in which Pocket Charge sent me two of their products to review. I was recently contacted by a new company – Pocket Charge – to see if I would be interested in reviewing their disposable charger (two to be precise). Now, as some of you might know, I’m a...
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