131-Australian Hiker 3rd Birthday

Show notes

On 11 November 2019 Australian Hiker celebrated its third birthday. In this episode we reflect on our past year and where we are heading into the future. As the request of our listeners we also provide an overview of some key aspects in getting the Australian Hiker podcast to air.

Podcast Overview

In this episode we talk about Australian Hikers past year:

The Podcast

  • Our milestones
    • Now 131 podcasts released in total making us Australia’s longest running hiking podcast.
      • Over 340,000 total podcast downloads
      • Australian Hiker podcast now downloaded in 140 countries around the world
        • Top 10 download Countries
          • Australia
          • United States
          • United Kingdom
          • New Zealand
          • Japan
          • Canada
          • Japan
          • Germany
          • France
          • Vietnam
  • 130 trail reviews published
    •  All trail are walked by us; its a slow process
    • Trails reviewed in all Australian States and Territories
  • 302 gear reviews
  • 146 general articles on hiking practice, safety, recipes, definitions and fitness

In 2020 we have the following planned:

  • Finalisation of the Hume and Hovell Track; and
  • The Australian Alps Walking Track
  • 150 gear reviews
  • 36-42 podcast epsiodes

Both Gill and I would like to thank everyone for the support over the past year and look forward to bringing you lots of hiking information in 2020

In next weeks episode we interview staff from the Outward Bound organisation and find out the role in Australia’s outdoor industry.

Listening to the Australian Hiker Podcast

You can listen to just one episode but the best way to listen to the Australian Hiker Podcast is by subscribing through Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Spotify, anywhere the podcast episodes will be delivered to your device almost as soon as they are published. Go on, you know you want to!

You can listen to the Australian Hiker Podcast in the following ways:

  • Through our website. All our episodes can be found here
  • On Apple technology listen through Apple Podcasts at Australian Hiker podcast here
  • On Podbean which is our current podcast host
  • On Android phones (as well as apple) we recommend using Stitcher Radio
  • You can also listen through the Spotify

In addition the are a number of other ‘podcatcher’ services that allow you to download our episodes. Below are a few options where to find us:




Radio Australia


Australian Hiker Social Media

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