Adventure, Past Trips

Diving The Great Barrier Reef, QLD

After years of wanting to see the Great Barrier Reef I finally booked myself a 5 day trip over the Christmas break.  In preparation of my upcoming solo hike across the USA I opted to go alone to give this whole “me time” a whirl. Day 1 Early Boxing day I jumped on a 6am flight to […]

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Solo 6 Foot Track, NSW

Friday afternoon I pulled together the last of my items, packed my bag, put it on to admire all my new gear in the mirror, gave myself a quick thumbs up and then jumped in the car for the two hour drive to the Blue Mountains. Parking in the carpark at Explorers Tree in Katoomba […]

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48hrs in Tasmania

I’m lucky enough to have a job that requires travel, so when I saw I had to be in Hobart on a Monday, I immediately committed to a weekend exploring Tasmania. I chose a few places I wanted to visit along the western side and then made an effort to leave the rest of the weekend completely […]

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Snow Shoeing, Perisher to Charlotte Pass, NSW

Would you believe me if I said a weekend at the snow cost me just $160?  Way back in April I asked a friend if they could take me back country snow shoeing this winter, and last weekend it finally happened. The Plan: A two day, 20km Snowshoe hike from Perisher Valley to Thredbo via […]

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Sunrise at Hanging Rock, NSW

Feeling a glint of rebellion I threw the 4WD sleeping mat down over the flattened back seats of the RAV and proudly took a step back to appreciate this new form of “camping” I was about to experience.  While it didn’t look as perfect as #vanlife, it felt like a world of opportunity was now […]

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Race Report: GeoQuest 2017

Alex: “oh god, it says there’ll be 50-100mm of rain tomorrow” Heather: “What does that mean?” Pete: “It means there’ll be a lot of water” —- After leaving rainy Sydney for a rainy 7hr drive up the coast Team Rover Scouts arrived in rainy Sawtell, just South of Coffs Harbour, which I’m sure was also […]

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Hiking the Kepler Track, NZ

As the last adventure of a 3 week trip in New Zealand myself and 6 others hiked the Kelper Track, the stunning 3 day hike in the Fiorland Region.  This is how it went: Day 1- 24km I was off to  great start that morning, tapping my knees with Alex’s brand new pocket knife I […]

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NZ 2.0

Finishing the ramble didn’t mark the end of my time in New Zealand. Infact NZ 2.0 was just starting with even more adventure packed in. Ross flew to Tasmania for falls festival and to go hiking in the Western Authors for 9 days, meanwhile Angus I hired a car and drove to Franz Joseph Glacier. […]

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