The Ultimate Guide to your first Overnight Hike

Doing your first overnight or multi-day hike can be a bit daunting to start off with. What on earth do you pack? How are you going to carry all The Things? What if you get lost? What research do you need to do first? I have done multi-day and overnight hikes before but always with someone. … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to your first Overnight Hike

Hiking with Children | Top Tips + Tricks for Hiking with Children

Hiking with children is an enriching experience. It can teach them an appreciation for our beautiful world, it can help them overcome challenges and feel an immense satisfaction at completing something out of their comfort zone. Many parents shy away from taking their children hiking, putting it in the ‘too hard’ basket. It can be … Read moreHiking with Children | Top Tips + Tricks for Hiking with Children

Solo Hiking Top Tips + Tricks | The Benefits of Solo Hiking

Last week I went solo hiking for the first time, I hiked Deerford Track which is one I have done before with Pa and his friend. For my first solo hike, I wanted to do a track I was familiar with you know, just in case I got lost. Though Deerford Track is not well-maintained … Read moreSolo Hiking Top Tips + Tricks | The Benefits of Solo Hiking

What’s in my hiking backpack | What to pack on a day hike

With our trip to walk the Tongariro Crossing coming up rather quickly (Saturday, baby!) I thought it was about time that I started packing. Normally I pack the of before but with a busy week ahead it’s time to start thinking about it now. Or else I am bound to forget something (most things). If … Read moreWhat’s in my hiking backpack | What to pack on a day hike

Tips for Summer Hiking without keeling over (and what to do if you do)

Top tips on summer hiking - how to hike and not keel over (+ what to do if you do)

Sweat pouring down your back, sun in your eyes, trying desperately to find some shade, layers quickly being peeled off. Yup, it must be summer hiking. Hiking in each season are very different experiences. Make the most of your summer hike with these tips + tricks. Top Tricks for Summer Hiking   It’s all in … Read moreTips for Summer Hiking without keeling over (and what to do if you do)