How To Get Started With Hiking

The first step on the journey to hiking can sound more daunting than it needs to be. Here are our top tips to getting started on your very own hiking journey. Get Good Footwear If you are interested in seeing what the hiking buzz is all about before you run out and by expensive gear, […]

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Understand The Grades

With so many trails to get to and so many different variables to take into account, how do we know which trail is suitable to where you are at with your fitness, time available, and ability right now? In 2011, the Australian Walking Track Grading System was endorsed by Bushwalking Australia as the walking standard […]

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Why Should We Stick To The Trails?

Why is it so important that you stick to the trails when you are out hiking? Put simply, our hiking trails are a small blip in a huge ecosystem and one foot into that ecosystem, and you can cause more harm than you may realise. Let’s start with what our main concern is with wayward […]

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Backpack Essentials For The Beginner Hiker

Whether you want to hike for an hour with your dog and earphones, or 6 hours with a hiking tour company, it is so important to pack wisely for the trail so you can get the best out of your nature experience. Here is our backpack essentials for the beginner hiker. Your backpack is a […]

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Snakes 101 – What to Know About Snakes On The Trail

When we asked our hiking community what they were most worried about on their hiking adventures, the number one mention was snakes. At The Hike Collective, in 3 years of hiking with groups, and over 300 hikes completed in that time, we have only come across 3 snakes! The odds sound to be in our […]

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