The first in our series of Great Circuits for Day Hiking and Trail Running Near Melbourne, The Bundy Loop in Kinglake National Park is a favourite for a quick bout of hill training. It’s an 11km circuit through quintessential Australian bushland that includes an invigorating 300 metre climb over 2.4 kilometres.
The first of our series of Epic Circuits for Day Hiking and Trail Running in the Victorian High Country. This route takes in some stunning scenery, including both the picturesque landscape of the Howqua River in the lowlands, and spectacular alpine vistas from on top of the Bluff.
The Australian Alps offer some spectacular routes for day hiking and trail running. Get out there and have fun, but beware, this remote and rugged environment demands respect. Here is a list of some key items of gear to consider for survival in the Alps.
Have you ever found yourself in the situation where you know roughly where you are on the map, but just can’t pinpoint your location? Here’s how to use a map and compass to work out your exact position.
You can see where you are on the map and you know where you want to go. But you still don't know which direction to actually start walking! Here's how to use a compass to find your way.
Your mobile phone may be awesome if you want to avoid the current traffic, take the fastest route by car, or to check in with your mates at the local café. It can be near on useless, however, if you’re planning a route through remote wilderness over rugged terrain by foot.
How climbing can benefit your state of mind and enhance performance in professional and personal life.
It’s common for people to repeatedly wake up gasping for air as if suffocating when sleeping at high altitude. For some, the feeling is like near drowning.
To many people, the idea of spending the night on a flimsy piece of nylon suspended on a sheer cliff face hundreds of metres above the ground is simply insane...