Here are our top picks to keep your coffee addiction strong even when out in the backcountry for multiple days.Read More
Here’s how to hike Oregon’s tallest, non-technical mountain, South Sister…Read More
One of the drawing cards to backpacking is the way life can be stripped back to important basics. Here are 10 ways to trim down those backpack kilos and take the weight literally + figuratively off your shoulders.Read More
The thought of heading out into the bush or mountains alone is very uncomfortable for many but for me, there isn’t much else that makes me feel as ALIVE, as comfortable in my own skin and as resilient. Of course, I didn’t get here overnight and I have so much further to go. Here are my stepping stones to solo hiking.Read More
We know that it’s important to our community that we don’t just indulge in the holiday season and consume for consumptions’s sake. We know that you vote with your dollars and that even with your gift buying, you want to be contributing to some sort of positive change. And so we have carefully selected the following gift ideas based on a love of adventure and an emphasis on local Australian businesses and on sustainability…Read More
The Kepler Track is one of New Zealand’s 10 Great Walks. It is located in Fiordland and is a 60 kilometre loop that can be done over 3-4 days - though some will do it in 2 and others will run the entire track in (less than) a day! SWW’s Marketing + Events Coordinator, Thuc, shares with us photos and her packing list.Read More
So, you think jumping off buildings, cliffs, bridges, and antennas sounds like fun? Well, you’re absolutely right. BASE jumping is a blast! But it’s not for everyone, and it will take a lot of time, energy, money and commitment. One thing IS guaranteed; base jumping will change your life. Here’s a few tips on how to get into BASE jumping, and how to get into it safely…Read More
Women’s Health Week is an opportunity for us to start putting our health first. Here are 8 ways to get started!Read More
Tamara Hutchins (aka @tamhikes), an avid hiker, is the co-founder of women's adventure group Melbourne Girls Outside and a member of our Australian SWW community.
We asked her to take on the ever-popular question, "what should I pack?"; specifically, what is different about her bag for a day hike and for a multi-day hike?
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
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
The SS Yongala is an incredible tale in Australian history. A tragic story that has become one of Australia’s most renowned dives. Immerse yourself in the dive experience with She Went Wild Ambassador Sara Piper as she takes a dive down into the mystery of Yongala with Adrenalin Dive, in Townsville with Adrenaline Dive. Read on!Read More
Meet Thuc. A Sydney-based photographer with a lifelong affliction that the Germans call fernweh (a yearning for far-flung places) and an enthusiasm to live an active and exciting life. Inspired by big landscapes, heart-filled human feats and soul-shaping experiences. Through her phenomenal photography skills, she is able freeze beautiful and powerful moments to inspire you to dream big and live big, to chase your own versions of adventure and fulfilment.Read More
In the infamous words of Doctor Zeus ' You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!”.
In 2017 Jess Pealing traded office gear for mountain gear and set off for France to embark upon a mountaineering course. Read her story about part taking in the course, overcoming challenges and finally summiting Mont BlancRead More
Test your own recycling knowledge? Do you know what goes in which bin? We all know plastics are no good, but which plastics are worse than others? Check out what's what on our blog. See you at the recycling binsRead More
The John Muir Trail passes through what many backpackers say is the finest mountain scenery in the United States. This is a land of 13,000-foot and 14,000-foot peaks, of lakes in the thousands, and of canyons and granite cliffs. The trail is 211 miles long and winds through the famed Sierra Nevada. In 2016 Marylene embraced the challenge and shared her adventure with She Went Wild. Read more on the blog!Read More
We love the outdoors and are passionate about keeping our environment natural, plastic free, the way it should be. We are creating a mini-blog series where we share our top tips on how you can work towards reducing your use of single-use plastics. Make one small change or change it all, be part of the movement for a greener, clearer world.Read More