Category Archives: hiking

EVEREST ANYWHERE 2019

❝#EverestAnywhere challenges you to climb the height of Everest wherever you are. Just add up the ascent of every hill you climb and you’ll be amazed at how quickly the meters add up and you are on your way to … Continue reading

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Protected: John Marsden’s ‘Tomorrow‘ series hike

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EVEREST ANYWHERE 2018

❝#EverestAnywhere challenges you to climb the height of Everest wherever you are. Just add up the ascent of every hill you climb and you’ll be amazed at how quickly the meters add up and you are on your way to … Continue reading

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Kinglake: Mount Everard Circuit

“This walk follows a long circuit based on three of the park’s higher forested peaks. While only minimal distant views are seen, the forest shade and shelter provide pleasant walking conditions all year round.” [Day Walks Melbourne by John Chapman, … Continue reading

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Protected: Kinglake: Lyrebirds and Waterfalls

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Protected: Noojee: Toorongo Falls and Ampitheatre Falls

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[snowshoe] IGLUTE 2018

❄️ The long-standing IGLUTE introductory snow-camping weekend enables Venturers and linking Scouts to learn basic snowcraft skills and to try cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on Mt. Stirling’s trails. More experienced skiers can ski to the summit and take in its … Continue reading

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Hiking Recipe: Mango Chicken Curry

Last weekend I tested Lotsafreshair’s Hiking Recipe: Mango Chicken Curry from https://lotsafreshair.com/2015/12/22/hiking-recipe-mango-chicken-curry/ Using the Trangia as it is the go to stove for Venturers. The mix was a bit too wet using 200ml of water for the coconut and needed … Continue reading

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The Walk to Rivendell : Bag End to Rivendell

Way back in 2006 I first talked about Eowyn Challenge’s The Walk to Rivendell and Beyond. This year instead of doing the Run Down Under challenge as the long-term distance tracker, I’m going to have a virtual journey with the … Continue reading

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Think Before You Trek

Think Before You Trek Think Before You Trek is a bush safety initiative between the NSW Police Force and the National Parks and Wildlife Service. It encourages bushwalkers to TREK: T – Take adequate supplies of food, water, navigation and … Continue reading

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