Hiking the Three Capes Track

Hiking the Three Capes Track

HikingK2 Base Camp
The walk itself is fairly easy and much of the track is graded gravel or wooden boardwalk. What made it harder was the 25kg backpack I was carrying....
Hiking the Three Capes Track

Hiking the Three Capes Track

HikingK2 Base Camp
The walk itself is fairly easy and much of the track is graded gravel or wooden boardwalk. What made it harder was the 25kg backpack I was carrying....
Top Tips for Layering in the Cold

Top Tips for Layering in the Cold

CampingK2 Base Camp
Try to avoid overly bulky items that end up giving you the 'Michelin Man' look! It may be necessary to go a size up in the outer layers, to allow for a freer fit underneath.
How to Transition from Gym Climbing to Rock Climbing

How to Transition from Gym Climbing to Rock Climbing

ClimbingK2 Base Camp
Written by K2 Team Member, Manny More It starts with a visit to one of the local climbing gyms. You pay fo...
Water Filtration: Why You Should Always Be Prepared

Water Filtration: Why You Should Always Be Prepared

HikingK2 Base Camp
Our K2 team member Kevin shares their experience using the LifeStraw Flex water purification filter.
How to Choose a Trail Running Vest

How to Choose a Trail Running Vest

Trail RunningK2 Base Camp
Trail running’s fast growth over the last few years has led to a huge increase in different products hitting the market, each offering something different.
Big Wall Climbing in Patagonia

Big Wall Climbing in Patagonia

ClimbingK2 Base Camp
We summited Chiaro di Luna at 6PM after 11 hours of climbing. From here, we took the time to savour the 360° views of sky, snow, rock and ancient glaciers before the cold snapped us back to reality for the climb down.
Multi Day Hike Trip Report – The Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island

Multi Day Hike Trip Report – The Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island

HikingK2 Base Camp
The Thorsborne trail is said to be one of the top 10 walks around the world. Another general need-to-know is that this island is a crocodile country!
Staying Warm in Winter with the Exped Ultralite Sleeping Bag

Staying Warm in Winter with the Exped Ultralite Sleeping Bag

CampingK2 Base Camp
We visited Carnarvon Gorge in July, with temperatures in the gorge dipping to 1°C at night, so we were glad we’d brought plenty of layers and our Exped Ultralite sleeping bags to keep us warm.
Hydrate with Style

Hydrate with Style

CampingK2 Base Camp

Laken is one of the best insulated water bottles for hiking; anywhere from short walks to full day treks. With its twin-walled construction, it can keep your drink hot for 8-12 hours and chilled for up to 24 hours.

Trip Notes: Carnarvon Gorge Great Walk

Trip Notes: Carnarvon Gorge Great Walk

HikingK2 Base Camp
Just as Queensland lifted its COVID-19 lockdown a friend asked me if I wanted to take on the 90km, six-day Carnarvon Great Walk challenge to celebrate her birthday. Without hesitation, my immediate response was a big ‘Count me in!’.
prAna Stretch Zion Product Review

prAna Stretch Zion Product Review

ClimbingK2 Base Camp
Like any good review, this one starts with a ripping noise coming from the crotch of a pair of cotton capris while scrambling
Your Guide to Leather Hiking Boots

Your Guide to Leather Hiking Boots

HikingK2 Base Camp
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

CampingK2 Base Camp
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. 

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