South Coast Track Tasmania – Trip report and great photographs

Tweet Sometimes we come across fantastic trip reports and this one about the South Coast Track in Tasmania is a winner. Maintained by “The Sons of the Desert”, this site is interesting, quirky, well written and contains some really great information. We suspect very clever people , who can actually write and photograph, are behind […]

Overland Track Walk Guide – we would have given him one!

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Tweet It is pouring down rain in Victoria this morning and very wet across southern Australia.  One person who has been watching the weather closely in Tasmania for the last week is fellow Our Hiking Blogger, Sue. On Thursday,  Sue and three friends head off to Tasmania to hike the Overland Track.   This will be her […]

Hiking poles – how to fit, measure and use them (properly)

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Tweet This article  follows up last week’s  How to chose the best walking poles for the job .  We have learnt how to buy the best poles , now it is time to learn how to fit, measure and use them. Over to Georgie: Hopefully, reading the good news that walking poles are good for your knees […]

Penguin Cradle Trail – an Overland Track alternative?

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Tweet We were contacted by Mike from Canada who is sneaking off to Tasmania for three weeks or so very soon. He was seeking advice on alternate walks in Tasmania to the Overland Track – spots are tight on the Overland Track and we are not sure if his budget extends to paying the Overland […]

Four women to watch – Outdoor sites worth following

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Not sure if it is politically correct to single out female outdoor bloggers but we are today anyway.

Why?

Because they have some great adventures, they write really interesting pieces and they love to share (and encourage) others. In addition, they are really nice helpful people and love encouraging women to get out onto a track or trail and enjoy a hiking adventure.
Dressed in Dirt – Tips and tales of a female backpacker

Adelaide (Addy) is quirky, yep, she even describes herself as “a little bit silly. No, very silly.” That’s why we love her. She is as sharp as a whip, clever and writes interesting pieces. She is also regularly out in the bush doing some great trips.

Do you have any ideas?

At Our Hiking Blog we try and mix up a variety of topics and information each time we publish an article.

Over the last five years the site has evolved from a spot where we have chronicled our personal trips, to something broader, with a stack of different topics we think you, our readers, may find interesting.

These have broadly included:

Trip reports – both Australian and international
Gear reviews from people who have ited it
Food, meal and menu planning ideas
Interviews with interesting people we have discovered from around the world
Highlighting some exceptional wilderness photography
Reviewing and encouraging you to visit some other fantastic outdoor sites
Providing resources and information so that people can get into the outdoors and enjoy themselves safely
So over to you valued readers, we are seeking your feedback:
What topics would you like to see more of on Our Hiking Blog?
Have YOU done a great trip and would love to share it with our readers?
Have YOU got a favourite piece of gear or equipment you are dying to write about?
Have YOU got a funny story, great pictures or MUST DO trip you would like to tell the world about!
Do you know someone in the outdoor world who would make a great interview subject?
Have you got an idea for an eBook that you would be keen to collaborate with us to produce?