This page is dedicated to the outdoor brands and businesses who share similar values to our own – our mates. If you or your business are interested in becoming mates with us at The Hiking Society, please feel free to get in touch via our Contact Page.
Located in Melbourne, Trails+ is Victoria’s premier trail running company. Holding urban and mountain series events month-to-month, Trails+ events feature at some of Melbourne’s most iconic locations such as Marysville, You Yangs, Mount Macedon, Mount Bogong & Mount Hotham, Princes Park and more.
The 52 Hike Challenge is a global movement empowering you to take a personal journey to discover the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits gained through hiking once a week for an entire year. Thousands of people all around the world are taking the challenge to help change their lives in a positive way, one step at a time.
With hiking events in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Melbourne, the Kokoda Challenge Event series exists to help raise funds their youth program – the Kokoda Youth Foundation – and the kids that participate in them.
Ladybirds Outdoor Adventures are an outdoor group for women aged 40 and over. They are based in Melbourne but run free events (mostly hikes) all across the state, with some events run by a third party that incur a fee. Ladybirds started when it was recognised that there wasn’t much out there in the way of outdoors activities for women specifically in this age group. You can follow all of their outdoor adventures on Instagram and Facebook.
Summit Strength is a personal training service created specifically to help trekkers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful bucket list adventure. Owned and run by Rowan Smith whose years of experience and testing his “Summit Success Method” on real-life adventurers, he is confident that his training can get you fitter, stronger and more resilient than ever before to tackle some of the worlds most iconic trails.