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Hike it Out Week

 6-12 November 2017 Happening 6-12th November, Hike it Out week is a chance to get educated on being eco-friendly when outdoors, minimise waste and making time to get outdoors and remove a little litter to make your favourite spot a beautiful place again. Get Involved Get involved by taking the Hike it Out Pledge, following […]

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Service Report: Dragon Skin

After being VOC Commander on VOC 3 for Dragon Skin, I was surprised that unlike my other badges, I didn’t get an overwhelming sense of personal achievement. I experienced pride in the VOC, gratitude for my team, and happiness that the Venturers enjoyed themselves, but really, the VOC’s success isn’t mine to personally feel the […]

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Pre-Ramble Ramble

Every good story starts with a departure picture…so here’s ours!   The flight from Sydney into Wellington was the best possible teaser for our trip. My window seat looked straight down over the Queen Charlotte Sound giving us the most spectacular overview of our upcoming adventure.     Two nights in a hostel in Wellington […]

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Ramble Update!

Challenges: – One of my team members were booted 12 months ago. The book says lead a team of Rovers. I’ve checked with BP Support who said that would still be fine with Crew Approval – I still don’t have a 4th person confirmed. I feel the Queen Charlotte Track is populated enough by hikers […]

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New Challenges

With every new adventure comes many challenges, and my New Zealand Ramble is no exception.  Never have I ever been in control of where I go, I just follow adventure races around NSW and work off the map that’s given to me, so this has been a real novelty. The trip covers 5days and 4nights, […]

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What Next?

After GeoQuest I took a good rest period to let my injuries heal, but as expected I miss being on the pursuit of something great. Having a reason to train, having something to plan, and a trip to look forward to. I’ve been left with no choice but to plan my next adventure, and New […]

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