🛠️ Hiking Gear & Tips
Four ways to get the maximum bang for your bucket when it comes to reducing pack weight.
Hiking boots or shoes are arguable one of the most important pieces of gear. John Feeney shares his tips for choosing the right pair of hiking boots.
Training for that big hike should be more than just going for hikes with a heavy pack. Rowan Smith gives some tips on how to prepare for that big adventure.
Wanting to support the local New Zealand outdoors gear industry? We've put together a list of almost a dozen brands that make tramping gear in NZ.
I recently started wearing Merrell Trail Glove 5s as my #urbanhiking/light trail shoe. Here's a review on about the first 500km of wear.
A guide to Adelaide's Rundle Street, the epicentre of hiking gear stores in Adelaide.
If you prefer to shop locally made there are still a few brands that manufacture hiking gear in Australia.
A comprehensive guide to the epicentre of hiking gear hiking stores in Sydney: Kent Street near Town Hall.
Looking to hire some hiking gear for your New Zealand tramping adventure? Here's a list of places in both the North and South Island that rent out tramping equipment.
Little Bourke Street in the Melbourne CBD is where you will find Melbourne's best hiking gear stores.
How do you go about removing the stench when you're on a long hike? Question is, is it really that important?
Looking to hire or rent hiking gear for your first long track? Here's a comprehensive list of hiking stores and clubs across Australia that rent out quality equipment.
A PLB is a vital piece of kit on multi-day, as well as short hikes.