Spring Hiking Tips | Hiking through the seasons

Spring is in the air here in New Zealand, well, actually it’s inching towards summer but technically it’s still spring. In my humble opinion, spring is a great time to shake off those winter blues and get back outside again. It’s not too warm and the snow isn’t as plentiful (I still have flashbacks of … Read moreSpring Hiking Tips | Hiking through the seasons

How to choose the perfect hiking boots | Gear Guide

So you are looking at purchasing a brand new pair of hiking boots but you don’t know where to start? I’ve been there. There’s so much to choose from, from which type of boot, which materials to go for and everything in between. This guide to how to choose the perfect hiking boots will give … Read moreHow to choose the perfect hiking boots | Gear Guide

Multi-Day Hikes With Children | Yes, it can be done!

Wondering whether your children are ready for their first multi-day hike? Are you worried it won’t be a success? Tackling those first multi-day hikes with children can be a bit daunting, but it can be done. My children, Amelia (10) and Joe (12), and I went for an overnight hike for my birthday during the … Read moreMulti-Day Hikes With Children | Yes, it can be done!

27 Uncommon Hiking Hacks you will wish you had always known

If you type ‘Hiking Advice’ into Google, chances are you are going to see the same tips on most of the search results. Over the years I have come across that same advice over and over. Advice such as layer your clothing, pack a first aid kit and carry a personal locator beacon are rampant … Read more27 Uncommon Hiking Hacks you will wish you had always known

Winter Hiking | Hiking through the seasons

Have you packed away those hiking boots for winter? Pull them back out again quick smart, Mrs (or Mr). Winter hiking is fab for dusting off those winter blues and getting outside. I know, it is hard to get outside when it is cold, dreary and you just want to sit by the fire in … Read moreWinter Hiking | Hiking through the seasons