A Wednesday Poem

Every Wednesday morning when some are sound asleep A bonny group of lasses stir and through their homes they creep Unearth their hats, their sunnies, their walking poles too  Cuppa tea, plus pitstop (‘cause there may not be a loo)…

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Frenchmans Cap

Frenchmans Cap is a challenging, exceptionally scenic 44.2km out-and-back walk in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Tasmania. The hike offers rivers, lakes, rainforests, open plains, rugged passes, and the quartzite peak of Frenchmans Cap with captivating 360⁰ views at a height of 1,446m. 


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Green Gully Track

Green Gully Track is a four-day hut to hut loop walk in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, with a day spent walking in the Green Gully creek. It is a remote and moderately challenging walk, deep in the heart of…

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Bungonia Bunch Bound over Boulders
Bungonia Gorge Again

Bungonia Bunch Bound over Boulders

Slot Canyon…. Those words look pretty innocuous, don’t they?  Sure, canyons can be serious. But Slot Canyon?  That sounds slim and slot-ish enough to slip into your pocket.  At least that’s what some of the Sole Sisters might have surmised…­…

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Catherine Hill Bay

Only 90 minutes north of Sydney, you can find a pretty campsite run by National Parks at Frazer beach in Munmorah State Conservation area. There are several walks nearby so a group of us headed there for a 3 day…

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Make your own hiking nut bars

Have you tried making your own hiking nut bars?  These are tastier than supermarket bars, and easy to make.   Consider this a method, rather than an exact recipe, as you can experiment and vary the nut and seed mix in…

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Travers Sabine Circuit
Looking up the Travers Valley from our water taxi ride

Travers Sabine Circuit

The Travers Sabine Circuit is an 80km loop located in the Nelson Lakes National Park on the south island of New Zealand. It is usually walked over 4-7 days. We chose to do it over 7 days and nights including…

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