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Surf Coast Century 2 Weeks to Go

Only two weeks 'til the Surf Coast Century start line, and Matt begins to taper mileage (although, hills!) while still enjoying the new freedoms of life post-lockdown.

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Comments | Posted in Trail Running By Matt Crehan

Surf Coast Century 3 Weeks to Go

Three weeks out, COVID restrictions ease just in time for Bogong supported runner to recce the Surf Coast Century course. This, plus the rest of his training for the week detailed in this entry.

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Comments | Posted in Trail Running By Matt Crehan

Surf Coast Century 4 Weeks to Go

With less than four weeks to go to Surf Coast Century, we asked Bogong supported runner Matt Crehan to share with us his training for the 100K distance leading up to race weekend.

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Comments | Posted in Trail Running By Matt Crehan

Greenland

What you need to know to prepare for hiking the Greenland ACT. Mozzies, gear and more. By our staff member Tam.

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Comments | Posted in Hiking By Tamara Pham

Frenchmans Cap

The whole enjoyment level and success of your hike can start and end with your feet! And when it comes to blister prevention there is no magic bullet. Here are a few things you can do that will hopefully assist to give you trouble-free walking.

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Comments | Posted in Hiking By Sandra Soccol and Mitchell Younes

Bushwalking Boots

Don't know how to fit a hiking boot? Mitch runs through the same process he uses in-store.

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Comments | Posted in Hiking By Mitchell Younes

Bushwalking Boots

Mitch gives a rundown of the different types of hiking boots out there.

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Comments | Posted in Hiking By Mitchell Younes

Chaco Sandals Review

28/10/2020 3:44 pm

Chacos Sandals

Annie reviews the all-purpose, go-anywhere sandal that champions the Z-style foot tan. Recycled rubber, vegan-friendly – this sandal covers it all (except your toes).

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Comments | Posted in Hiking Travel By Annie Trumble

La Sportiva Shamal Chill Jacket

Bogong staff gear review from Dan, on the La Sportiva Shamal/Chill Jacket – a versatile layer for outdoor pursuits like climbing and cycling.

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Comments | Posted in Climbing Cycle Touring Gear Reviews By Dan Sinanian

La Sportiva Auster Shorts

Trail runner Sam picks apart the La Sportiva Auster Shorts, explaining why they’re different from other running shorts and why they’re always the pair he’ll reach for ahead of a trail run.

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Comments | Posted in Trail Running Gear Reviews By Sam McAuliffe

Australian backcountry ski gear

Bogong staff member Adele gives her picks for Australian backcountry gear setups: 1) the tourer, and 2) the downhill skier.

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Comments | Posted in Ski By Adele Westgård

Life Hacks for ski touring in the Australian Alpine National Park

Bogong Ski Technician Mike Wasley shares tips and hacks he's learned over his years ski-touring in the Australian Alps.

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Comments | Posted in Ski By Mike Wasley

Trail running belts and vests

Staff trail runner Sam looks at some running vest and running belt options and what they’re used for.

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Comments | Posted in Trail Running Gear Reviews By Sam McAuliffe

La Sportiva Skwama

Why the La Sportiva Skwama is such a unique performance shoe and when to wear it, by Will Featherstone.

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Comments | Posted in Climbing Gear Reviews By Will Featherstone

La Sportiva Jackal Matt Crehan

Bogong Equipment and La Sportiva supported ultra runner Matt Crehan reviews the La Sportiva Jackal.

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Comments | Posted in Trail Running Gear Reviews By Matt Crehan

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT)

How to prepare for hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), which runs 5000km from Mexico to Canada – by Bogong staff member Annie.

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Comments | Posted in Hiking Travel Trip Inspiration By Annie Trumble

women's outdoor gear

Adele from Bogong Equipment shares advice for women hiking, mountaineering and climbing in the outdoors.

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Comments | Posted in Climbing Hiking By Adele Westgård

slacklining getting started

Why you should start on a looser line, how to stand on a slackline, plus pros and cons of different setups, by Bogong Equipment's resident highliner Dan.

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Comments | Posted in Climbing By Dan Sinanian

How to fuel yourself during an endurance event

Our resident academic, Sam, explains how to fuel on a trail run.

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Comments | Posted in Trail Running By Sam McAuliffe

Climbing: Training in Lockdown

21/08/2020 5:11 pm

climbing training in lockdown

Bogong staff member Will Featherstone tells us about his home setup and how he's stayed motivated to train through two lockdowns.

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Comments | Posted in Climbing By Will Featherstone

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