The legends of Osprey have come through with the goods for us women! Introducing the Renn 65; a lightweight yet durable ventilated pack with plenty of the quality features making it the perfect companion for backpacking trips. We took it to the Royal National Park for some thorough testing.Read More
XTM Performance’s Layla Snow Bib Pants - where style meets fit meets functionality meets comfort. And your chance to win an XTM Performance snow outerwear prize pack!Read More
Finding outdoor gear for your little one involves jumping headfirst down as deep a rabbit hole as selecting gear for yourself. Even though they are, like, a third of your size. We’re here to make it easier with a list of our favourite layers, outerwear and backpacks!Read More
Rain jackets are notoriously uncomfortable and unflattering…but in comes the Patagonia Recycled Rainwear Collection which feature rain jackets that are not only supple, designed with a clean silhouette and high-performing, but are also made of unique recycled materials.Read More
When it comes to choosing hiking boots Rachel Dimond has made more mistakes than you’ll find in a bottle of tequila. Now she’s sharing her knowledge so you can get the right kit for your feet.Read More
Ziplock bags have long been part of a backpacker’s essentials. Besides food storage, they’re handy for organisation, basic waterproofing and trash disposal (including toilet paper…aaanddd as a pee bag during winter camping…) But of course, plastic is not ideal so here are 4 alternatives to ziplock bags for your next adventure!Read More
The Arc’teryx Oriel Legging are a newcomer to the scene, boasting technical outdoor functionality, comfort and durability. “This is tough love”, Arc’teryx say. And so we took a pair to the Budawangs for some tough lovin’ on the epic The Castle hike.Read More
The choices we make have an impact on the environment. When it comes to outdoor clothing, the golden rule is to only replace when absolutely necessary and to reuse and repurpose when possible. But sometimes you’re going to buy new. And when you are, look to these brands embracing the recycled material movement.Read More
Outdoor hiking pants are too often rigid, scratchy, and ill-fitting. And they often seem to have that awkward spot where there’s no material between your thighs, causing chaffing and general mournfulness out on the hiking track. So what do you do? It’s time to don some adventure leggings!Read More
A foldable kayak that can packed up to be stored in an apartment closet, transported in the boot of a small car and even be taken hiking or on a bike! The doors to epic water adventures are wide open.Read More
Women’s-specific gear…fad or fact? Is there any grounds to having a women’s-specific backpack, sleeping bag or mat?Read More
A BCD (buoyancy compensator or buoyancy control device) or stab jacket is one of the three key pieces of equipment that make up the basic scuba equipment. Here are some things to consider when purchasing one!Read More
“These walls are more than a piece of thin fabric…your Macpac tent is a reliable shelter on stormy nights that we hope will always feel like home”. It was instant love after reading this inside Macpac’s Sololight Hiking Tent. Read on for why this lightweight 1-person tent should be a solo hiker’s top pick.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
Outdoor brand 'Brubeck Body Guard' is Europe’s leading designer and producer of 3D seamless knitwear for thermo-active sportswear as well as cotton and Merino wool underwear, all manufactured using functional advanced synthetic yarns. Our Ambassador Jenae Johnston has put Brubeck's Merino Top to the test on the trails and concrete - read her review hereRead More
Review of Patagonia's Houdini Jacket. A wind and water resistant featherlite jacket. This jacket folds in on itself, leaving you with a little parcel of easy-to-carry goodness for any activity. It is functional, practical, stands out from the crowd, fights the good cause, whilst looking good too!Read More
Check out Ambassador Mel Hayes' latest thoughts on her favorite mountain biking gear : iXS
Mel rides 100% Enduro, so this kit has been trailed and tested on both technical climbs and descents during long period in the saddle.
What's more, iXS riding apparel is made from recycled plastics, PET bottles specifically and with the slogan "One Playground. Nurture it" iXS place the importance of the environment in every aspect of the manufacture and production of their gear. #PlasticFreeRead More
So you're in the market for a new rain coat?
The North Face has recently released the Apex flex GTX Jacket, claimed to be fully waterproof whilst claiming the comforts of your favourite hoodie! We've put this statement to the test and trailed this jacket in both Australia and UK.Read More