“I know it’s a long way to go but it’s easy. We’ll find the rabbit-proof fence and follow that all the way home” In 1931, Molly, Gracie and Daisy just wanted to go home after being forcibly removed from their families and placed in government settlements. They follow the 1500 kilometre fence that runs across Western Australia. In 2016, Sarah Hyde traces their footsteps and shares her experience.Read More
REALLY get off the beaten track and up close + personal with the breathtaking New Zealand scenery super efficiently with little fuss with a 4WD tour with Nomad Safaris.Read More
As a high school maths teacher my job generally doesn’t liven up conversations, beyond the ‘it’s so important to have good maths teachers’ comment and conversation usually moves on to more interesting subjects. However, the statement ‘I’m working as a cameleer in the Simpson Desert’ does funny things to people’s faces as they try to work out what that actually means…Read More
The Pacific Crest Trail is a 4265km (2600mile) thru-hike in North America, going from Mexico to Canada. It took Heather Porter 177 days to complete and here she addresses expectations vs reality of this massive achievement!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
Yes, there is a sinkhole in Australia with such natural beauty and water clarity that you might think you are in one of Mexico’s renowned cenotes…Read More
Long. Distance. Solo. Hiking. I could easily give you the list of ‘why nots’, from sore… everything… to thunderstorms to mad farmers with shotguns (that’s a whole other story), but I find myself writing a list of why you should. Here is what I have learnt from long-distance solo hiking…Read More
Our childhood experiences can definitely shape us and stick with us, for better of worse. At She Went Wild, we couldn’t agree more on what a positive impact the outdoors can have on children’s cognitive, physical and character development. We’re stoked to have community member, Shinae Lee Walker, relive a significant child memory of Bundjalung National Park in Australia’s Northern New South Wales on the blog…Read More
We often think that if we follow social expectations and norms that we will be inherently happy in life. There is some credit to this because these expectations and norms exist for a reason. But before you trod down the beaten path, you owe it to yourself to think, "is this the path that I am truly wanting to follow?"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
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
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
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
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
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
Dulkara Martig is a 29 year old woman from New Zealand who has built a life around her love for adventure. She’s a passionate hiker, packrafter, sea and whitewater kayaker, mountain biker and light mountaineer. She has spent the last few years working all around the world as an expedition leader and a teacher in the outdoors. Most of her spare time has been spent embarking on long personal trips into some of the world’s most remote places…Read More
If your idea of a dream job involves living in a backcountry cabin and working amidst a stunning alpine landscape, then get your stoke on with the quirky short film Tanya the Hut Warden produced by Olivia Whitney. Tanya Rinehart is an avid mountain biker, trail runner, and rock climber, her experience in outdoor education and her craving to explore have led her from the mountains of her hometown in Colorado to living on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, working in a small Fijian village, and taking the Trans-Siberian Railway all the way from London to Beijing-- having plenty of fun and adventures along the way, of course. Check out 'A Day In The Life Of a Hut Warden' short film produced by Whitney Olivia within her blogpostRead More