A Compact Guide To Campsites In New Zealand
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by Luke Marshall
2y ago
New Zealand is one of the most picturesque countries in the world. The country is renowned for its breathtaking water and landmass that are all worth exploring. It’s nicknamed the ‘Middle Earth,’ having hosted movies such as Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.  As such, your New Zealand trip won’t be complete without staying […] The post A Compact Guide To Campsites In New Zealand appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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A Hiker’s Ultimate Guide To First Aid
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by Luke Marshall
2y ago
Did you know that the Outback comprises 70% of Australia? It means there are plenty of places to get lost or stranded with too few essentials. A hiker who ventures into the Outback unprepared will face heat and dehydration, if not snakes and spiders. After all, Australia is—half-jokingly—the place where everything can and will kill. […] The post A Hiker’s Ultimate Guide To First Aid appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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Ten Items to Take with You on a Family Camping Trip
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by Luke Marshall
3y ago
We live in a fast connected society, and things that would have been impossible years ago are now a reality. Although we’ve developed well as a society, important things such as family life and bonding have gone down the drain, and there’s an increasing need for finding time and bonding with one’s family and friends. […] The post Ten Items to Take with You on a Family Camping Trip appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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Three Benefits of Merino Wool For Hiking
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by Paul Gee
3y ago
The last thing you want to wear when hiking is cotton. It holds and doesn’t effectively ‘wick’ moisture and gets mighty reeky when you sweat. Cotton isn’t just a terrible fabric to hike in from a comfort perspective, but it can be dangerous if the conditions go bad. So, what material is best for hiking? […] The post Three Benefits of Merino Wool For Hiking appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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Hiking in Warburton: The Adventurers Guide
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by John Feeney
3y ago
Very much an adventure location on the rise, there is so much hiking in Warburton to be done that we thought we’d collate them together into this handy adventurers guide. Whether you’re a beginner hiker or someone who likes a challenge, there is something for everyone in this adventurers guide. But before we get into […] The post Hiking in Warburton: The Adventurers Guide appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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Best Gear For Navigating Your Next Adventure
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by Luke Marshall
3y ago
Taking time out from the stresses of modern living is imperative and for many of us, that means leaving the phone and computer behind and heading out into the wilderness. Whether you are going for a few hours, a few days or weeks, even though you’re trying to escape society, you still need to be […] The post Best Gear For Navigating Your Next Adventure appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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How We Are Operating Within COVID-19 Restrictions
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by John Feeney
4y ago
There is very little doubt that the current COVID-19 has completely smashed the tourism industry here in Victoria, and Australia wide. Whilst some businesses have been completely put out of business, others have had to put their adventures on hold or reschedule them to a later stage whilst dealing with this crisis. This includes our […] The post How We Are Operating Within COVID-19 Restrictions appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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Western Slopes Hiking Track – Mount Dandenong
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by John Feeney
4y ago
A part of the Dandenong Ranges Circuit, and not to be confused with the Mount Dandenong Trail, the Western Slopes Hiking Track navigates its way around Mount Dandenong taking in some incredible views including the popular Burkes Lookout. The first thing that stood out for me about this track from an accessibility point of view […] The post Western Slopes Hiking Track – Mount Dandenong appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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Episode 026: Hiking, Snowys, Facebook Groups & Ottie with Paul Goodsell
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by John Feeney
4y ago
If you’re a hiker and you’re on Facebook you might be familiar with the group ‘Hiking in Australia & New Zealand’. Well, we recently had the pleasure of chatting with chief moderator Paul Goodsell about not only the Facebook group (which now sits at 32,000 members) but all his hiking origin story, working for Snowys […] The post Episode 026: Hiking, Snowys, Facebook Groups & Ottie with Paul Goodsell appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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Episode 025: New Zealanders Are The Best
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by John Feeney
4y ago
Recorded back in early 2016 during my first multi-day hike in New Zealand, I was making my way in the Tongariro National Park and was offered a lift into the park by a kind lady. Declining her generous offer and preferring to walk, I thought this would be an opportune time to share some brief […] The post Episode 025: New Zealanders Are The Best appeared first on The Hiking Society ..read more
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