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Creating a New Big 5 of Wildlife
Creating a New Big 5 of Wildlife

Walking through the forest, I realised I wasn’t alone. Up ahead, a black bear was rustling through the greenery. It stood tall on its hind....

Youngest Kids to Walk the Length of New Zealand
Youngest Kids to Walk the Length of New Zealand

Unconventional education methods have increasingly hit the mainstream. Many families now choose to educate their children through World Schooling, Home Schooling, Montessori establishments, and in....

Girrakool Loop Track (Brisbane Water NP)
Girrakool Loop Track (Brisbane Water NP)

The Girrakool Loop Track is a very short walk that passes an Aboriginal engraving site, the picturesque Piles Creek and a couple of lookouts. Last....

A Stop-Motion Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim
A Stop-Motion Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim

Runner and filmmaker Kiplin Pastor had been training eight months for an attempt at the rim-to-rim-to-rim traverse of the Grand Canyon in April. When the COVID-19 pandemic stripped away that....

How to Break In Your New Hiking Boots
How to Break In Your New Hiking Boots

Nothing beats the smell of fresh-from-the-factory hiking boots, but wearing them to wander in Yosemite straight out of the box? Disaster. You’re pretty much begging....

Mount Murray Anderson (Ku-ring-gai NP)
Mount Murray Anderson (Ku-ring-gai NP)

A rough track past the “Arthur” trig station and multiple Aboriginal rock engraving sites to Mount Murray Anderson. Great views from the end of the....

N.W.T. Parks Opening Wednesday For 2020 Camping Reservations
N.W.T. Parks Opening Wednesday For 2020 Camping Reservations

The Northwest Territories Parks are opening on Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 to accept camping reservations that open Friday. While camping overnight had previously been prohibited....

You need these five #MomHacks for getting outside with kids
You need these five #MomHacks for getting outside with kids

I’m a mother of two, but before ever carrying the “Mama” title, I was an outdoorswoman. Long days spent on a bike saddle or hiking....

How to Avoid (and Treat) Snakebites While Out on a Hike
How to Avoid (and Treat) Snakebites While Out on a Hike

If you spend a lot of time outside you’ve likely run across a snake before. Sometimes we accidentally run over an innocent little garter snake....

The 10 Best Urban Walking Trails in America
The 10 Best Urban Walking Trails in America

Walking might be the perfect form of exercise. OK, it’s not as flashy as its cousins, running and hiking, but studies show that a moderate....

How To Find Free Camping Near Me
How To Find Free Camping Near Me

When I first started camping, I had no idea that you could find free camping spots. When I was traveling the world hiking and camping,....

Experts Predict Mosquito Population Boom During 2020
Experts Predict Mosquito Population Boom During 2020

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse (check out is2020over.com for more info), experts are claiming that there will be a mosquito population boom....

Yukon Parks Opening June 4th, 2020
Yukon Parks Opening June 4th, 2020

As restrictions due to COVID-19 are reduced, Yukon is opening its park system on June 4th, 2020 but only for Yukoners… “We have a lot....

Top 5 Yellowstone Backpacking Trips
Top 5 Yellowstone Backpacking Trips

Yellowstone was America’s first national park. Officially designated a national park in 1872 by Ulysses S. Grant, Yellowstone became the precedent for other amazing landscapes....

Terrey Hills Aboriginal Engravings
Terrey Hills Aboriginal Engravings

A partly off-track adventure in search of two Aboriginal engraving sites in Terrey Hills.  A short bushwalk in Terrey Hill leads to a couple of....

Arapahoe Basin Opens Back Up — Saves the Season and Gives Hope to a Beleaguered Industry and its People
Arapahoe Basin Opens Back Up — Saves the Season and Gives Hope to a Beleaguered Industry and its People

After more than 70 days of being shut down due to CDC regulations in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Arapahoe Basin flipped the switch and....

In search of Crystal Creek Falls
In search of Crystal Creek Falls

An off-track scramble along McCarrs Creek (from McCarrs Creek Reserve) to its  confluence with Crystal Creek. A recent on-line chat with a fellow bushwalker led....

GRINDELWALD HIKING GUIDE: 12 EPIC HIKES NEAR GRINDELWALD
GRINDELWALD HIKING GUIDE: 12 EPIC HIKES NEAR GRINDELWALD

Grindelwald is one of my favorite regions in Switzerland with possibly the most picturesque valley in the entire world. I visited this region for a....

How to Avoid a BEAR ATTACK | My Bear Story
How to Avoid a BEAR ATTACK | My Bear Story

My experience of seeing a black bear while backpacking in the wilderness of northern California, and tips for avoiding a bear confrontation. To receive my....

New Colours Released For The Leatherman K2 & T4
New Colours Released For The Leatherman K2 & T4

Leatherman successfully launched the FREE collection last April. Completely built and manufactured in the brand's headquarters of Portland, Oregon, the new platform is the result....

The Best Budget Backpacking Gear
The Best Budget Backpacking Gear

Many people are turned off by backpacking because it can be a pretty expensive hobby. The lightweight and compact materials used to create the gear....

GOING WILD | An Adventure In The Wilderness
GOING WILD | An Adventure In The Wilderness

A four-day backpacking trip in the wilderness of northern California. Support Gabriel's videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/gabrieltraveler NEED GEAR for your adventures? Visit Gabriel's Amazon e-store....

Topham Hill rock art (West Head)
Topham Hill rock art (West Head)

Off-track exploration of the Aboriginal engravings on Topham Hill, just south of the Topham Track.  Having done all the tracks and trails of West Head,....

Van Life in the Time of Corona
Van Life in the Time of Corona

Adapt for a Better Future photo by Dani Reyes-Acosta One thousand dollars: It could change everything. This time, though, I wasn’t choosing between new Pergo....

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