Big Wall Climbing in Patagonia

Big Wall Climbing in Patagonia

K2 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.