Vegetarian hiking recipes

Tweet We love it when readers  share information and new ideas. Sonja contacted us recently about Food to Go and asked how many vegetarian recipes there were in the eBook. She is heads off on many multiday trips in Australia and was looking for some new  ideas. There is a vegetarian backpacking food section in […]

Overland Track – Enjoy a great journey from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair

Tweet Every now and then we come across a jewel of information about the Overland Track in Tasmania. In the following video, shared on our Facebook page by Mark Finlay. you get a real feel for the track conditions, scenery and huts.  It is a delightful production and we enjoyed every minute of it. Overland […]

Have you been sick before a big hiking trip?

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Tweet Georgie Bull, one of our contributers,  has been sharing her “Get Fit” program in preparation for Hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania in September. This last couple of weeks she has been struck down with “the flu” but is finally on the mend.  In this piece she muses over how her fitness campaign is […]

Interval training – the next step up in hiking fitness

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Tweet How is your exercise routine coming along? In this article Georgie Bull continues her getting fit for a multi-day hike series. If you are new here, we suggest  you read the three previous articles which will give you some background about how we got to this point. – Getting fit for a multi day walking […]

Bits and pieces

Lake Oberon at Dawn

Tweet Like many of you,  we have been trying to juggle work, family and trip planning into our busy lives. Here are a few things that have been happening around the world of Our Hiking Blog. Food to Go – Feedback Jonathan  let us know by email that Farm Pride Egg Powder is now available […]

A hiking fitness program – 16 weeks to get fit for a trip

Heart rate monitor - fitness for hiking, backpacking or bushwalking

Tweet It is really interesting reading your comments about how you get, or stay, fit for multi day walks. When I got home from my first Overland Track (OT) trip I read lots of sports medicine research journals, to find out what I SHOULD have done to get myself fit for Marion’s steps.  (Marion’s is the […]

Do I need a PLB? – Not till you get injured – David’s story

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Tweet The sound of helicopter rotor blades was music to the ears of badly injured walker David Briese recently.  David was in a group enjoying a picturesque walk in a remote area on the far side of Mt Bogong, Victoria’s highest mountain, in the Alpine National Park.  The four day circuit was to see them climb […]

The best of Our Hiking Blog 2010

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Tweet It has been a very busy 2010 at Our Hiking Blog. We thought it was a great time to review some of the most popular articles over the last 12 months and share a couple of highlights of the year. We hope you had a great 2010 with plenty of adventures and have some […]