8 Reasons Why Traveling Is Good for Your Health

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Our friends at Positive Health Wellness have written an incredible article about the connection between travel and well-being. It’s a no-brainer that travel broadens the mind, but the overall benefits of travel and how it enriches your life is something we all need to embrace. Full article here: 8 Reasons Why Traveling Is Good for Your Health

Storm Season – Are you ready for it?

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by Sean Murphy We are blessed to have this climate and the opportunity it brings to those with adventurous hearts and the need to explore and discover. For some of us in certain parts of Australia, summer can be a bit more than just a soar in temperatures.   With all the good that summer brings to our lives, there’s a price you have to pay and mother nature makes sure you know about it, loudly and clearly. First up you have the constant heat that never seems to ease, the oppressive humidity, the influx of insects (most of which are good, but …

21 Most Preferred Australian Outdoor and Adventure Blogs

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At times, it’s quite difficult to pick out blogs that will make up the entries for a blog rank listing. This is because there are several of them in Australia serving their roles very well. The difficulty arises from the determination of the criteria and how the evaluation of the ranking will be made. Obviously, some objective, as well as subjective criteria, has to be utilised.   Website Effectiveness Since blogs are web presentations that aim for readership, their effectiveness as a website will provide much of the weight in their selection. Different people have different concepts of “best”. And …

Why Having the Right Gloves for an Outdoor Activity is Important

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We all know just how important it is to have the right gear for a particular outdoor activity. Being prepared is essential when taking on the wilderness, and all of the risks that it holds. But while so much attention is placed on clothing like boots, jackets, and hats, your choice of gloves is just as important. Proper waterproof adventure gloves from a trusted brand are the only way to go. Experienced adventure sports enthusiasts will recommend you never bring just one pair because gloves are going to get wet and will suffer damage. Choosing the right apparel is one …

Importance of Using Correct Gear During Hiking

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Apart from being beneficial to the health, hiking is enthralling and can provide memories that last a lifetime. Yet, it is imperative to understand the value of having appropriate gear in place before pursuing this undertaking. Hiking can become rather dangerous in a hurry when correct gear is not worn. To ensure safety concerns do not arise, it is pertinent to understand the value of having the right gear such as waterproof adventure gloves. Let’s take a look at how beneficial having the right gear on when going to a nearby trail to hike. Prevents Moisture from Seeping In Water …

All About Outdoor Activities and Gear Needed

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Outdoor activities such as hiking with family or friends are an exciting undertaking. It can help create new bonds and as well as strengthen old ones. Yet, without the aid of high quality outdoor gear, a person’s experience outdoors can end up going all wrong. To ensure this does not happen to you, it is important to take out a checklist of the most important gear required to enjoy your time outdoors without a worry in sight. Here is a look at the most important gear needed when heading outdoors regardless of the activity that you will be partaking in. …

Items that All Australian Survival Kits Must Have

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Surviving in the Australian bush is not as easy as what most people would expect it to be. When you’re going out into the bush, you need to make sure you have essential type of survival kit with you. Most people do not have any idea about the vital items to include in a survival kit. This is especially true for those who are new to this kind of adventure. With that being said, we have provided in this article important information about the essential items that you must include in your survival kit. Equipping with all of these items …

Safety Tips and Guidelines for a Successful Outdoor Adventure

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The outdoor adventures are considered the ultimate source of fun. It’s no doubt that many people would love to partake in this one of a kind experience. Sometimes you may feel the need to go for an outdoor adventure like hiking or camping. However, this requires you to be properly prepared for anything that may potentially happen while on your trip. Highlighted in this article are some useful tips on how you can successfully enjoy an outdoor activity. Make a Checklist of Essential Items You will need several necessary items to bring along with you. And since they are very …

Waterproof Adventure Gloves and Other Safety Camping Gear

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Do you have fond memories of camping with your parents? Maybe you went camping with a troop and other kids. Or you may have missed out the experience until you were an adult. Most parents wonder whether camping is safe for a child. Compare:  It’s a great way to teach them about nature and some basic survival skills, too. Conversely, there are potential dangers from camping. You never want to expose your children to those dangers. It’s troubling, but there is a solution. Most camping “dangers” can be lessened by: Bringing the proper gear. Taking smart safety measures. Below are …

10 Things to Consider When Camping With the Whole Family

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An activity Australians and people worldwide love is camping. It can be enjoyed as solo outings or shared with family members. It’s remarkable spending time in the wilderness to experience nature with your loved ones.   Like any activity, every camping trip requires necessities.  Consider these 10 things when camping with your family:   1. Insect Repellant   No camping trip is complete without insect repellent. This  should be effective against:   Mosquitoes Ticks Leeches, etc.   Go for a reliable, long-lasting, water-resistant product and one that contains at least 40% DEET, such as Bushman.   2. Sunscreen   Bring …

Outdoor Adventure Mishaps and How to Avoid Them

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Outdoor adventure sports are truly a thrilling, exhilarating and incredibly fun experience. That if, you can overcome your fears and partake in them. Outdoor adventure sports come in various forms which include: • Zip lining • Ice climbing • Rock climbing • Sky diving • Paragliding • Base jumping • Bungee jumping • Extreme motor racing • Bike or car racing • Parasailing All these kinds of sports and any other extreme sports out there help strengthen your will and provide the necessary adrenaline fix especially for adrenaline junkies. They also improve camaraderie and boosts team spirit. Participants of all …

Extreme Environments – Wet Weather FIRES

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Murphy’s Law is gonna attack your stove on a cold and wet night. And when it does, life can start to seem pretty grim, especially if the grub you’re carrying needs to be cooked to be eaten. So, rule number one: Always have some extra snack food handy so that even if you can’t cook, you can eat. And rule number two: Know how to build a fire. But building a fire in the snow is a little trickier than in the middle of summer. Here are the basics: Gather all your wood first. Organize it by piece size so …