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Everest Base Camp guide – what’s in a name?


It’s time for a competition!

We need a title for our new trekking guide and would love your help.

Jay Reilly, our newly acquired son in law,  has written a brilliant guide all about trekking to Everest Base Camp. It is currently with Bill Journee, our illustrious eBook designer,  and is coming together beautifully. It looks magic. The only problem is we cannot decide on a title.

That is where you come in.

The competition is to come up with a catchy title (and subtitle if you can) for the new guide.

It’s that simple!…

Walking Poles – free guide on how to use them

If you are looking for some great (free)  information about walking poles or just to read what a local champion  has to say about them, let us introduce Mox.

Norman (“Mox”) Moxey is a mechanical design engineer and bushwalker who is involved in the design and development of outdoor adventure equipment.

“Mox” is associated with the ultra lightweight specialist firm, DAC Featherlite, who produce Helinox brand walking poles. He makes presentations to bushwalking clubs and other groups to explain the techniques of walking with poles that produce most benefit for the bushwalker.

We think he has a very important message and invited him to share his thoughts.

Over to Mox:

I was good at school and my mum wanted …

Wildwalks – free bushwalking and camping guides

As much as I spend a lot of time on the internet cruising around local and international outdoor, hiking and bushwalking websites I am still surprised by what I miss. There is some fantastic (often free) resources available with great content is out there that has slipped under my radar.

Wildwalks is one of these.

Based in New South Wales, Australia:

Wildwalks is a free online bushwalking and camping guidebook for NSW.  There is currently detailed information on 938 walks, and more to come.

After checking out the great information on the site, I contacted Matt and asked him to write up a piece about Wildwalks for this site.  He sent the following across (weeks ago, sorry Matt) I …