219-Rail Trails

Show notes

I recently had to reschedule a multi-day hike for logistical reasons and after spending some time looking for a replacement trail, I decided to do one of Australia’s many Rails Trail. In this episode we catch up with Damian McCrohan from Rail Trails Australia to find out what you have been missing if you don’t consider these as part of your hiking adventures.

Podcast Overview

In this podcast episode we discuss all things Rails Trails:

  • Episode introduction (time index 0:01:27)
    • Damian introduction and background (time index 0:01:58)
    • What are Rail Trails? (time index 0:03:01)
    • How many Rails Trails are there and are they spread across the country? (time index 0:07:10)
      • Number of trails nation wide
      • Spread
    • How do people use rail trails? (time index 0:011:10)
      • Favourite Rail Trails
    • What services do Rail Trails Australia provide? (time index 0:18:19)
    • Why should you hike rail trails? (time index 0:22:38)
  • Last words (time index 0:25:29)
  • Close (time index 0:31:47)

Damian McCrohan who we interviewed for episode 219 of the Australian Hiker Podcast

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