Whether you are hiking or camping, having the right outdoor gear can make a big difference in whether or not you have a good time in the outdoors.

This section of the website looks at some of the outdoor gear that I take with me and find works really well in all sorts of conditions.

Aligning itself with the purpose of this website, the outdoor gear section aims to highlight efficient, comfortable and easy to use outdoor gear that can make a world of difference whilst on the trail.

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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If you have read any of my trail reports, you may have noticed that I always include a link to a website called WikiLoc. WikiLoc is an outdoor navigation app that allows you to not only track your own hikes, or any outdoor activity for that matter, but also download other users hikes for your own...
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hiking gear
I don’t know about you, but every time I came back from a multi-day hiking trek in 2015, I constantly reevaluated what hiking gear I brought with me from the perspective of what I did and didn’t use. Eventually, I widdled it down to a list of gear that I really couldn’t go without regardless...
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one planet wurley 3 tent
Affectionately known as ‘The Palace’ due to the available space inside, the One Planet Wurley 3 Tent is a durable tent that performs even in the most hectic of conditions. Weighing in at around 3.5kgs – it’s heavy, I know – this three-man tent is spacious and has a tub flooring system to keep any...
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Enlightened Equipment Quilt
While most people tend to opt for a sleeping bag as part of their sleeping system, I opted for a down quilt made by the good folk at Enlightened Equipment. At the time I was looking for something to sleep in at night, I really wasn’t sure if I wanted a sleeping bag. Some of...
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Xiaomi Power Bank
In no way, shape or form was I paid by Mushtato or any company for this post. I just think it’s an awesome product that I see enormous value in for a number of reasons. Whilst you would think getting into the outdoors would be a great way to escape technology, unfortunately, it does follow...
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day hike
If you’re relatively new to hiking, then you’ll no doubt be looking to do a day hike or two. With that in mind, there are a few things you’ll need to bring with you to ensure you have a comfortable hike. Day Hike Backpack First of all, a small backpack is essential. You could probably...
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hiking boots
Salomon has in no way, shape or form paid me for this blog article. I simply love these boots and reckon you guys should be aware of them if you aren’t already. If you’re serious about hiking, you’ll want to invest in a pair of hiking boots that provide you all the support and comfort...
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one planet ned backpack
One Planet Ned Backpack If there is one thing you need to last the distance on a multi-day hike, it’s a durable backpack that will do everything you need it to do. A good backpack is expensive, however, it is the type of gear that you need to spend a reasonable amount of money on...
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