180-Choose your own adventure

Show notes

There are literally thousands of marked or signposted hiking trails across every state and territory of Australia and even the keenest hiker is unlikely to ever hike them all. Having said that sometimes you just want to do something that is just a little bit different.  In my case when recently doing a local walk I realised that by being creative I was able to combine two seperate walks into one, creating the opportunity for a different experience that the individual walks didn’t provide individually.

In this episode we look at simple opportunities for creating your own hiking adventure that with a bit of basic knowledge and planning almost anyone can do.


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Podcast Overview

  • Podcast Introduction
  • Episode Introduction (time index 0:01:29)
  • Podcast Background (time index 0:02:33)
  • Routes? (time index 0:04:09)
  • Considerations for creating your own adventure (time index 0:04:40)
    • Tools to help you out (time index 0:05:02)
    • Think outside the box (time index 0:12:57)
    • Start out small (time index 0:17:59)
    • Play it safe (time index 0:19:36)
      • Do you planning
      • Stay within your physical and skill limits
  • Real World Example – Four Huts Walks (time index 0:21:35)
    • Southern end of Namadgi National Park
  • Tim and Gill last words (time index 0:27:36)

Close (time index 0:30:20)

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