Icebreaker Quantum III Hoodie Review

Merino clothing is well known in the world of outdoor adventure sports thanks to its ability to provide warmth, breathability, and odor-resistance. It’s also a natural material, which is becoming more and more appealing as consumers look for ways to transition away from plastics and other synthetic materials. In this article, I review the Quantum … Read more

The Best Waterproof Backpacks and Dry Bags in Australia

If you go hiking, walking, travelling, or even commuting when there’s a chance of rain, you should consider investing in a good quality waterproof backpack. And if your outdoor activities include kayaking, caving, or canyoneering, a dry bag is essential for safely storing and transporting your gear. In this article, we review the best waterproof … Read more

Hiking for Beginners: A Guide to Get You Started

Hiking checklist for beginners

Many people get into hiking as a way to exercise or get outdoors. Regardless of your reasons for wanting to start hiking, as a beginner, getting started can be pretty daunting, especially when you consider that trails can be tough and that the weather can change at a moment’s notice. Before you hit the trails, … Read more

Water Purification Tablets: The Basics You Should Know

Purification of drinking water from a stream

Whether you’re heading out into the hills for a long backpacking trip or you’re travelling overseas to a place where the water is a little iffy, chances are good that you’ll want to have some method for making water potable. Water is critical to human life as we know it, but in many parts of … Read more

The Best Soft Shell Jackets in Australia for 2024

Softshell jackets are the unsung hero of the outdoor gear world. They keep you warm in the cold, protected from the wind, and dry in light rain all while staying breathable and comfortable during high-octane activities. Although it might seem like no one jacket could possibly do all of these tasks, softshell jackets have proven … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to the Leave No Trace Principles

Hiking gear reviews

When we head outside, it’s important to keep in mind that our actions have a significant impact on the environment and landscape we love. Despite our best intentions, we often affect the environment in a negative way, just by traveling through it or spending time in the backcountry. Although it’s impossible to fully eliminate our … Read more