I am often asked about what gear I use in the outdoors when backpacking (which is hiking with everything you need in your bag for overnight + longer) so I thought I'd put together a very comprehensive list, divided into must-haves and nice-to-haves…
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Find out which hikes I did in Mount Cook and Mount Aspiring National Parks and which ones I’ll be coming back for
A weekend to explore Bouddi National Park. We camped at Tallow Beach and hiked the Flannel Flower walking track, Box Head track and the Bouddi Coastal Walk. Such a beautiful corner of the world.
New South Wales’ mid-north coast and the Great Lakes region is rife with idyllic beaches and bays to explore. I spent 4 nights solo road tripping and camping my way through it.
FOR ANYONE WHO is fond of the outdoors and especially for anyone who has even the slightest inkling of love for rock climbing, Yosemite is mecca. This widely beloved national park, protected since 1864, has been the source of inspiration, even obsession, for countless artists and explorers - I had no chance of escaping its charm.
95% of Yosemite National Park is designated Wilderness so to truly experience Yosemite magic, venture off into the backcountry. This means obtaining a Wilderness Permit; here are 10 steps to secure one!
In just three nights, we experienced so much more of Zion than I could have ever hoped for. I feel like we definitely made the most of our time there, even when we had to change our backcountry hiking plans due to a lack of water and when our car got a flat tyre! So if Zion is on your travel horizon soon, here are my suggestions to get the maximum out of your adventure.