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Treks

A Main Range Adventure

A Main Range Adventure

Main Range track 21.11.20 – 12.10.20 Distance: 24km Location: Kosciuszko National Park Time: 2 days For most Aussies, Kosciuszko is the site of an underwhelming school trip where teachers trek you up the highest mountain in Australia as part of the year six curriculum. Luckily, I somehow […]

Pindar Cave Camping

Pindar Cave Camping

Woy Woy to Wondabyne via Pindar Caves 17.10.20 – 18.10.20 Distance: 21.3km Location: Brisbane Waters Time: 2 days What better way to christen Amanda’s new pack on her very first hike than with two days slogging up fire trails and a night spent in Pindar Caves? […]

The Coast Track Solo

The Coast Track Solo

Back in July I decided to get out of Sydney for the day and make the most of my weekend by tackling the 27km Coast Track in the Royal National Park solo. I have always been somewhat apprehensive about hiking solo, as previous experience has […]

The Overland Track

The Overland Track

Distance: 68 kilometres (give or take) Location: Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania Time: 6 days The Overland Track isn’t something that should be approached lightly. The length of time alone it takes to complete (6 days and 5 nights) is enough to deter […]

The Overland in Photos

The Overland in Photos

Photo Diary 06.12.19 – 11.12.19 This month, Alice and I embarked upon a trek from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair in Tasmania. We planned to trade bushfire smoke for crisp mountain air, abandoning Sydney stress for six days of nothing but walking. Despite being […]

A Weekend Walk

A Weekend Walk

Alternatively: No Sleep Til Brooklyn the lowdown Distance: 31km (give or take) Location: Cowan to Brooklyn Brooklyn to Rocky Ponds Campsite Rocky Ponds to Brooklyn Time: 2 days, 1 night At 5.30am on Saturday morning, I set off from King’s Cross station with my brother and three […]

Trek: The Routeburn

Trek: The Routeburn

The Lowdown Distance: 32 kilometres Location: Fiordland National Park and Mt Aspiring National Park, New Zealand Time: 3 full days (2 nights) With: Ultimate Hikes NZ This one wins points just on the fluke weather that we ended up having over the trek. Three days […]