Late last year, Sia came to the rescue of a pair of hikers on the Staircase Spur Trail to and from Mount Bogong. She came prepared for all conditions and was able to revitalise the two adventurers with "warm dry clothes, food, hot water, a sleeping bag, and a magnitude of wisdom and kindness". Check out this first hand account from one of the rescued - Rachel Fulford.
What a great day for a field trip at the Rogaine - a little rain, but generally great Rogaining weather, although the cloud came down early as we finished. We ended up with 17 participants in 5 teams of 3 or 4 (many of them were trail runners), which enabled excellent learning opportunities. There was great enthusiasm prior to starting the exercise with everyone well kitted out for the drizzling weather conditions - Merv Trease.
Having thought that I had tried every gel on the market, I had long since concluded that I had to endure a chemical laden chocolate pudding type to sustain me or fork out an insane amount on all natural gels imported online that were a little easier to digest. That is until this odd monkey sporting "Be Natural" little miracle fell into my lap.
If you're travelling to Nepal, please don't add to the plastic avalanche of water bottles! Do your part in keeping this beautiful part of the world clean and safe, for the people who call it home and for everyone else who wants to enjoy it.
You've decided to go on the trip of a lifetime; a trek to Everest Base Camp. Don't get stuck with the wrong kit. Bogong staff member Tamara brings you an extensive Gear Guide so you'll be fully prepared for your adventure.
Across November, Nick has explored the key aspects to daywalking and answered some of the common questions we get at Bogong. Now you’ve started having more regular daywalking adventures, here are vital accessories to add to your pack.
The past two weeks, we have taken a deep dive into two essential items necessary to have a safe and enjoyable daywalk; FOOTWEAR and DAYPACKS. For our third part in our Daywalking series, Bogong staff member and daywalking extraordinaire Nick Beer tells us WHERE TO GO.