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Staff Adventures: Oliver's Real-Life Kozi PLB Rescue

Staff Adventures: Oliver's Real-Life Kozi PLB Rescue

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Within the world of adventure activities everyone understands that there is inherent risk involved, but we usually think in the beginning that ‘it will never happen to me’. I would...

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The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part IV

The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part IV

Posted by Dan Slater on

by Jemima Headlam Leon to Ambasmestas, 5 Days, 143 km I’d had my fill of fancy Leon with its exceptionally good meals, its magnificent cathedral and gatecrashing the occasional uni...

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We Walk the Walk - 20 Products we used last weekend at Barrington Tops

We Walk the Walk - 20 Products we used last weekend at Barrington Tops

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Here at Trek & Travel we're proud of the fact that we don't just sell the gear we stock - we buy it and use it ourselves on our adventures...

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The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part III

The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part III

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by Jemima Headlam Burgos to Leon, 7 Days, 229km I left you last time on the concrete march into Burgos. The direct route is along the highway, enjoying the sights...

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Sudden Branch Drop - The Facts.

Sudden Branch Drop - The Facts.

Posted by Dan Slater on

With summer here again we thought it prudent to remind those new to bushwalking, or new to Australia, about the unpredictable and dangerous phenomenon of SBD, or Sudden Branch Drop....

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Seven Lessons learned from hiking in the Alps with no equipment

Seven Lessons learned from hiking in the Alps with no equipment

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by Elin Delmar It was the summer of 2014 that two friends and I decided to go hiking in the French Alps for a couple of days. It was a...

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Top gift ideas for hikers and the outdoors

Top gift ideas for hikers and the outdoors

Posted by Dan Slater on

If you're reading this it's likely that you're passionate about the outdoors and have friends or family who are passionate too. If this is the case, lucky you! Outdoor gear...

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The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part II

The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part II

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by Jemima Headlam Estella to Burgos, 8 Days, 172.5 km If there is one thing NOT TO BE MISSED on the Camino Frances it is the Fountain in Estella from...

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T&T's favourite camp recipes.

T&T's favourite camp recipes.

Posted by Dan Slater on

When I'm planning a trip of more than one night, after considering what gear I'll take I am always forced to turn my mind to provisions. I don't know about...

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The Camino Frances according to Jemima, Part I

The Camino Frances according to Jemima, Part I

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by Jemima Headlam SJPP to Estella, 5 days, 114km [It’s hard to write about an 800km trek in a short blog post. Nobody, not even my mum, wants to hear...

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Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to the new website!

Posted by Dan Slater on

It's been five long years since our last website upgrade, and that's a long time in cyberspace. The newly-born pages upon which we once looked with pride all-too-soon took on...

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Dan's Cycle Tour of the South Island

Dan's Cycle Tour of the South Island

Posted by Dan Slater on
Tags: Travel

Cycle touring around New Zealand’s South Island – what could possibly be more beautiful, more romantic, more … painful. If you work at a desk, breaks are enforced; if you...

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