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How to Plan Your Next Incredible Adventure

How to Plan Your Next Incredible Adventure

Organised trips or adventure races are fantastic fun, but what happens if there’s not one coming up, or you’ve only got limited time to spare (or even better, have extra time to spare!).  What better way to get out there than to create your own adventure!? Your own...

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What Gear do I REALLY Need for an Adventure Race?

What Gear do I REALLY Need for an Adventure Race?

How many times have I heard it:  “Adventure racing sounds fun, but don’t you need heaps of gear!?  It’s so expensive!”  Outdoor gear prices can be daylight robbery but you don’t need to fork out for a lot of gear up front.  I’ve been trekking in India at over 5000m in...

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Training Habits 1 – Make it Hard to MISS a Session

Training Habits 1 – Make it Hard to MISS a Session

Progress in fitness (and everything) is all about consistency.  I’m stating the obvious, right!?  But it’s not in the knowing, it’s in the doing.  Thankfully, being consistent is easy if you harness the power of habits. We all (unfortunately) know some habits are easy...

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Training Habits 2 – Top Tricks to Make Habits Stick

Training Habits 2 – Top Tricks to Make Habits Stick

In part 1, you found out how forming habits can make doing your training as easy as eating banana bread with your coffee! Here in part 2 are some tricks to make bedding down those new habits a whole lot easier. 1) Train with a friend You don’t want to be that flaky...

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Weekend Adventure – an Epic Camping Cave Near You!

Weekend Adventure – an Epic Camping Cave Near You!

I always thought trip reports were boring.  After all, if you were that interested you would have gone on the trip, right?  And if you couldn’t make it, you don’t want someone rubbing in how good it was!  So why do I find myself here writing a trip report anyway!?...

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Mum’s Massive Birthday Hike in World Heritage Wilderness

Mum’s Massive Birthday Hike in World Heritage Wilderness

The last time Mum visited the Blue Gum Forest was 50 years ago. She’s camped once in the last 25 years. These days, peer pressure for Mum pushes her to finish the last piece of cake, eat more food at dinner parties to please the host, and try the latest offering of...

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A Glorious Galavant Through Western Wollemi by Bike

      Whoops, this trip report came out mammoth - I had such a fun trip I got a bit excited writing it!  But if you feel like dreaming of a holiday for a few moments, or are thinking of doing it some time, then read on... Day 1 Muswellbrook to Phipps Cutting So....

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