It’s almost like a natural evolution; to go from hiking and backpacking to climbing and mountaineering. But where do you even start? If you don’t have anyone to guide you, an Introductory Mountaineering course is the perfect way to lay a solid foundation, as SWW’s Marketing + Events Coordinator, Thuc Do, found out…Read More
Planning on trekking to Everest Base Camp? From Lukla to EBC and then back, the entire journey makes up approximately 136 km in distance and 3 km in elevation in just two weeks. The idea is to strip down to absolute essentials, but still have the right gear on you while not breaking the bank. Through first-hand experience, tried and tested, here is a complete breakdown of a two-week EBC packing list.Read More
The trek to Everest Base Camp is the ultimate bucket-list experience for any outdoor lover. But before you jump on the EBC bandwagon, I’m here to set the record straight. Behind the Instagram filters and over-staged captions, I’m pulling back the veil to reveal some of my expectations pre-trip versus the realities of it all. Hashtag No Filter.Read More
It is estimated that 3 out of 4 porters in 2018 may still be paid less than minimum wage, fed less than 3 meals a day or have inadequate sleeping conditions. The work that KPAP are doing around educating the public on the importance of choosing KPAP-approved partner companies is beginning to gain traction. But the journey has just begun.Read More
Not just another f***king legging brand...Mister Timbuktu is here to make sure you're supported + looking good in the outdoors whilst contributing to positive change.Read More
Voted as the 'Best International Event' at the 2017 Running Awards, the Sierra Leone Marathon is not just a one-day affair, but a five-day African adventure. Street Child and She WWW sent Leanna Gater from Wild Films to document the 2018 Sierra Leone Marathon…Read More
We met Rhea Schempp at a meet up at Nomad Bouldering Gym in Sydney and when we found out she was heading to the World Ultimate Club Championships for ULTIMATE FRISBEE, we had to hear more...Read More
Enter the chance to win over AUD 440 worth of XTM winter gear!Read More
Don't retreat into your hidey hole this winter! The crisp mountain air, magic light, hot chocolate + marshmallows (or whisky + chocolate, depending on how you roll) by the campfire are all calling your name.
I know, I know...but what if you freeze?
Luckily, XTM Performance have just the gear to keep you warm so you can keep on exploring
When I walk, I feel the ground undulate beneath me. Scree loosen underfoot while a distant wind whistles. I see eagles soar across tall skies while trickling streams beside me drip and burble. This connection to nature is one of the reasons why I keep walking into further and wilder lands…Read More
When you are in between adventures, how do you get your adrenalin dose?
"Between the pages of a book is a wonderful place to be"
We put the call out to our community members for their favourite adventure/outdoors/travel books and below is what they came back with.Read More
So you got your qualification.
If you learn to dive on a weekend course or on holiday, it can be difficult to know where to begin with diving regularly. Here are some tips to turn what could just stay as a one-off experience into a lifestyle:Read More
On Tuesday 5 June 2018, Megan set out on her 1000 mile run across the UK, from John O’Groats to Land’s End, alone and unsupported in support of the charity, School In A Bag. We were lucky enough to catch up with Megan the day before she left to find out more about her 40-day adventure…Read More
Rooted in empowering the next generation of explorers through sharing stories of women breaking boundaries, We caught up with some of The North Face’s Australian ambassadors on their experience within the outdoor industry and their opinion on the #shemovesmountains campaign.Read More
The wild horse is like a mythical creature. Liminal; vanishing; in the world I grew up in – Europe – extinct. There was a species of wild horse there once, known as the Tarpan. Many native breeds trace their ancestry back to it, but the species itself was lost some time around the turn of the twentieth century.
So when I learned that for the past ten years, an organisation called Rewilding Europe has been reintroducing herds of horses to the mountains of Bulgaria, I began to dream of travelling out there to see it for myself. I decided to craft an adventure around the idea.Read More
Ever dreamt of sailing the Arctic Circle but couldn’t raise the cash to join a live-aboard? Expeditions can run into the thousands, but Narwhal Expeditions have come up with an innovative solution to crewing by offering an Arctic sailing enthusiast the opportunity to get on board for just £5Read More
We're urgently seeking a talented filmmaker to document a 13 women strong charity expedition to Mongolia, to live amongst the famed Eagle Hunters and explore the region by horseback for a total of 10 days. Departs May 22nd - All expenses paid.Read More
Standing on the beach with the sun shining and the wind blowing her hair across her face. We catch up with Olivia. She is out of breath and dripping sea water, but grinning from ear to ear. The typical scene after a kite-surfing session at Rosebud beach, Melbourne, Australia. At first glance you might think that this is a kite-surfer who has always been gifted at the sport. A natural from her first time on the water. That couldn't be further from the truth. Olivia tells us her story about how she comes to be standing here, glowing.Read More
Meet Emma Erwin. Emma started her running endeavors whilst at college. As a car-less student, Emma ran mostly out of convenience, and to escape dorms in to the outdoor fresh air. By senior year, Emma was regularly running 20 miles roundtrip to catch the sunrise on one of her favourite mountain spots near her college.
At 21 she hiked the Pacific Crest Trail. At 22, Emma ran her first ultra-marathon and got hooked to pacing long miles. Read her Q&A in the blog if you're a curious long distance wanderer too!Read More