Your Guide to Leather Hiking Boots

Your Guide to Leather Hiking Boots

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When it comes to bushwalking, footwear is the most important purchase. I like to go on multi-day bushwalks, generally with a heavy pack. This generally means your muscles, tendons and feet can get sore and tired, and I have found that the support a leather boot gives is perfect. 
Camping on the Keppel Islands with Exped Sleeping Mats

Camping on the Keppel Islands with Exped Sleeping Mats

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If you’re searching for a laid-back island experience, the Keppel Islands offer a perfect mix of beautiful beaches, good snorkeling, and glorious sunsets. 
Lowe Alpine Backpacks: Gear Review

Lowe Alpine Backpacks: Gear Review

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When we started preparing for an extended road trip around Australia, we made sure we brought our favourite day hiking packs, multi-day hiking packs, and duffel pack backpacks along for the ride.
Choosing a Climbing Rope

Choosing a Climbing Rope

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To help you pick out the best-suited option for your sub-discipline, this article will highlight some of the differences between climbing ropes in the K2 range and hopefully make your decision a little easier.
Industrial Climbing Gear for Arborists

Industrial Climbing Gear for Arborists

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Have you ever seen a professional arborist (commonly referred to as a tree surgeon or tree doctor) in action? If so, you’ve likely been amazed at how quickly and efficiently they can get up and down multiple ropes, pull up tree-cutting tools including chainsaws, and swing chopped limbs out of the way of fences, gardens, and houses.
How to buy climbing shoes

How to buy climbing shoes

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Don’t listen to intermediate or inexperienced climbers who are saying “shoes aren’t meant to be comfortable”, there will be a time to explore foot binding later in your rock climbing journey.
Wayne’s World Beerwah: Mixed Trad Climb Review

Wayne’s World Beerwah: Mixed Trad Climb Review

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We had never visited Wayne’s World at Beerwah before and hearing that the crag stays in the shade during the day, we decided on a late start for the adventure.
The Overland Track Walk Notes

The Overland Track Walk Notes

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The Overland Track it is one of the ten best bushwalks in the world. It is a minimum 6 day 65 klm long bushwalk that runs down the centre of Tasmania.
When Is A Hard Shell Not? - Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket

When Is A Hard Shell Not? - Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket

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There is a new kid on the block. The Outdoor Research Interstellar is a new direction for technical hard shell jackets. This jacket is lightweight, extremely breathable and very versatile.

Tent Care - How to make your tent last

Tent Care - How to make your tent last

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One of the most expensive purchases for bushwalking, and let's face it, it’s the last thing we think about when we are heading out for a multi-day hike.
La Sportiva team trip to Spain

La Sportiva team trip to Spain

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"In 2009/10 I spent a year climbing rocks around Europe. In a year spent sport climbing, bouldering and pastry eating through (in order) Poland, Italy, France, Spain, Greece, France, Switzerland, Spain, France and Poland the fun-est place I climbed was Rodellar, Spain"
K2 Team Member Review - Prana Mojo Shorts

K2 Team Member Review - Prana Mojo Shorts

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"All too soon after arriving in Brisbane from the U.K I realised that climbing, hiking or doing anything in trousers was going to be a no go for at least ten months of the year. Luckily these incredibly lightweight shorts made from recycled microfibre came to my rescue...."