Tweet One of our readers, Bruce, shot us a couple of emails about walking the Overland Track in Tasmania. He is based in the USA and plans on travelling to Australia and doing some exploring. One of the walks he has planned is the Overland Track in the World Heritage Cradle Mountain – Lake St […]
Tweet Lots of things have been happening around the Our Hiking Blog household. After moving into our new home about 12 months ago the dust is finally settling. This weekend the garden went in and NEXT weekend we finally head off for a long awaited winter trip on the Overland Track in Tasmania. Heading from […]
Tweet Sometimes hiring hiking gear is a great option if you are looking to kit up for a trip. You know the times, there may be an additional member join your party, something breaks at the last minute or you just don’t trust that backpack to survive another five day trip without disintegrating. Hiring also […]
Tweet Gaiters are like boots, with different ones designed for different jobs. But are they just handy little accessories or wouldn’t-go-withouts? With a good range to choose from according to durability, weight, length, latest technology and price, have a look at the gaiters available in your local outdoor shop and online. My gear criteria are fairly […]
Walking poles definitely make walking easier. Any age walker should think poles are great, if only because they will save your knees. In this article, Georgie Bull discusses walking poles and how to choose the right pole for the job you have in mind. With such a broad range of hiking poles on the market, how to select the best type and what to look for is really useful information.