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Five Mile Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Five Mile Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A somewhat complicated loop through the northern part of Garigal National Park, incorporating formal trails and unofficial tracks to form loop walk. I’m back with....

Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A partial loop along both sides of Rocky Creek in East Killara (Sydney north), combining two service trails with a short off-track sections. It’s not....

Best USA National Parks To Visit in the Fall
Best USA National Parks To Visit in the Fall

Fall is my favorite time to visit a national park. In the mountain regions, the air is crisp, and the color of the leaves start....

Building A Personal Travel First-Aid Kit & Gear Repair Kit
Building A Personal Travel First-Aid Kit & Gear Repair Kit

In our many years of organizing adventure travel itineraries all over the world, we have found that everyone who travels should carry a small personal....

Best Backpacking Tents Of 2020
Best Backpacking Tents Of 2020

I remember when I decided I was going to backpack for the first time. I started to research what I should buy and realized how....

Explore The Jackson Hole Area With Wildland Trekking
Explore The Jackson Hole Area With Wildland Trekking

For those looking to escape into the rugged wilderness and experience the best wildlife and mountain landscapes that North America has to offer, look no....

How To Plan A Backpacking Trip
How To Plan A Backpacking Trip

I remember the first time I decided to go on a backpacking trip. At the time, I didn’t know much about the outdoors and realized....

Adventure Hiking up El Cap’s West Gully
Adventure Hiking up El Cap’s West Gully

A group of Yellowstone locals escape the heat and find both history and thrills on a little traveled line up Yosemite’s famed big wall. By....

Down to Five Mile Creek (Garigal NP)
Down to Five Mile Creek (Garigal NP)

A varied walk in Garigal National Park, descending to File Mile Creek on the Kamber Road Trail and returning via the File Mile Creek Trail  ....

Visiting Patagonia: Torres del Paine or Los Glaciares National Park?
Visiting Patagonia: Torres del Paine or Los Glaciares National Park?

In recent years, Patagonia has swooped in to secure the number one spot on many travelers’ bucket lists. A far corner of the world, this remote....

What Are The 7 Principles Of Leave No Trace?
What Are The 7 Principles Of Leave No Trace?

The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace is probably one of the most important blog posts I have ever written. This year due to COVID,....

Caleyi Trail Loop (Garigal NP)
Caleyi Trail Loop (Garigal NP)

A short-ish loop bushwalk down the Caleyi Trail in Garigal National Park, returning via the Ya Right and Coopers Blue mountain-bike tracks.  A relatively short....

Heath Trail and Bare Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Heath Trail and Bare Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A circuit in Garigal National Park, combining the Heath Trail and Bare Creek Trail, and returning via a bushwalking/MTB trail which has some nice views....

Straight Talk: Heather Balogh Rochfort & WildKind
Straight Talk: Heather Balogh Rochfort & WildKind

Heather has been publishing incredible outdoor content for years at various publications and her own blog, Just a Colorado Gal. Then she had a baby....

Deep Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Deep Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A loop walk in Garigal National Park combining the Slippery Dip Trail and Caleyi Trail with some bushwalking / MTB tracks. Some varied terrain and....

Road Diaries: Waking up in 2020
Road Diaries: Waking up in 2020

From her home on wheels in a canyon, EO road columnist Sasha McGhee looks back on the pandemic and how the nation is confronting racism....

The First Ascent of Thunder Pyramid
The First Ascent of Thunder Pyramid

Fifty years ago, a group of climbers topped the last of Colorado’s 100 highest peaks. By Stewart M. Green As climbers, we go into the....

The Ultimate Arizona Road Trip Itinerary
The Ultimate Arizona Road Trip Itinerary

One of my favorite road trips I have ever done is in Arizona. I have never been able to forget the outstanding views and great....

Casuarina and Lyrebird Loop (Garigal NP)
Casuarina and Lyrebird Loop (Garigal NP)

An interesting loop walk through Garigal National Park, combining the Casuarina Track, Lyrebird Track and Carroll Creek Track. Some nice sections along Middle Harbour and....

Global Sleep Under the Stars Gear Round-Up
Global Sleep Under the Stars Gear Round-Up

This year, Eddie Bauer registered August 8 as Global Sleep Under The Stars Night with the National Day Calendar. In honor of the company’s 100th....

Explore Utah With Wildland Trekking
Explore Utah With Wildland Trekking

We’ve already spent some time boasting about Utah’s splendor in our Explore Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Grand Staircase with Wildland Trekking article, but we have so....

Wildlife Safety Tips
Wildlife Safety Tips

Something that has prevented people from experiencing the outdoors is wildlife encounters. I used to be hesitant when I first started hiking. But after reading....

Carrol Trig to The Cascades
Carrol Trig to The Cascades

A wonderful loop walk that takes advantage of two “unofficial” tracks to descend to Middle Harbour Creek, with the majority of the walk along the....

Arapahoe Basin’s New Aerial Adventure Park!
Arapahoe Basin’s New Aerial Adventure Park!

Story by Katherine Fuller, pictured above “Oh, good. I wanted to see how this was going to go.” My husband was standing about 30 feet....

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