The best Outdoors Instagram accounts of August 2015

Each month I list the top 5 Outdoors Instagram accounts that have inspired me with stunning photography or interesting story-telling. So here we go: This was, without a doubt, the toughest Top 5 I’ve done do to date. It seems everyone was getting their hike on this month and the result was a non-stop flood of amazing outdoors scenery on my Instagram feed. Mountains seemed […]

Hike or Die TV: Episode 10 – SURVIVAL CHALLENGE Part 3 – The real test of a Survival Kit

Part 3 of our 4-part Survival Challenge series sees us continue to battle hunger and energy levels as we enter our third day without a significant meal. Basic chores like collecting firewood are diminishing our energy resources but are too important to skip. We continue to adjust our approach to finding food with no immediate results at first. If you’re interested in a complete breakdown […]

Hike or Die TV: Episode 9 – SURVIVAL CHALLENGE Part 2 – The real test of a Survival Kit

On Part 2 of our Survival Challenge, the cracks begin to appear when things don’t go too well for Craig. Fatigue and hunger begin to work against us both as we begin to find shortcomings in our gear and skills. We begin the search for any food we can find to help us keep up with the calories we are burning.

Hike or Die TV: Episode 8 – SURVIVAL CHALLENGE Part 1 – The real test of a Survival Kit

    When you bring up the topic of survival kits amongst outdoor enthusiasts you’re bound to get a hundred conflicting opinions. When you think about how significantly personal experience, terrain and personal preferences influence what is packed, then it’s no surprise they vary so much. Over the years Craig and I have always had our own discussions around survival kits and probably watched more […]

The best outdoors Instagram accounts of July 2015

Each month I list the top 5 outdoors Instagram accounts that have inspired me by their stunning photography or interesting story-telling. Well this month has been full of BIG scenery. The sort of wide sweeping views that make your jaw drop and transport you, if only for a second, right there witnessing it for yourself. 1. I actually discovered @walsh_aka_mafia by accident in the last […]

The best outdoors Instagram accounts of June 2015

  Each month I’ll be listing the top 5 outdoors Instagram accounts that have inspired me with stunning photography, interesting story-telling or just some good old-fashioned outdoor fun. So here they are for June 2015: This has been an interesting month on Instagram. While Australia has ducked under the blanket for Winter, the rest of the world is out and about getting some amazing shots. […]

Canoeing up the Noosa Everglades on my very first solo adventure. Click here to watch the full video.

4 Reasons why you should plan your own Solo Adventure

Solo adventuring has all the physical and mental attributes of the hardest challenges I have completed but with that extra sweetness of knowing I completed it alone. It forces you to tap into unknown areas of yourself. It creates an environment where you can absorb every minute of your journey with a kind of clarity that you probably didn’t realise existed. It strips back the […]

GEAR REVIEW: Mainstay Ration Pack, Energy Bars & water

This is a versatile product that will suit hikers, hunters, endurance athletes, Preppers and basically anyone else who likes to be prepared for anything from an unexpected vehicle breakdown to nasty weather rolling in. It’s not often that I’ll stand up and tell you that a product has ticked every single box but this is one of those rare gear reviews. I wasn’t necessarily expecting […]