SEQ Adventures: Flinders Peak

August 2020 – So close to Ipswich and easily accessible, this climb offers cheap and easy thrills (just over an hour walk each way!). In fact, you don’t even need to go right to the top – the best part is actually an undulating rock spine with cliff and views either side, about 3/4 of […]

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SEQ Adventures: Mapleton Great Walk Circuit

July 2020 – The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk is some 56 km long, but can be broken up into little bits. Topographical map link. Here we did a 2 day adventure with overnight camp of the Mapleton National Park loop.Approaching from the Kenilworth direction we started at the Sam Kelly Road entry ~12pm. It […]

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SEQ Adventures: Mt Maroon

July 2020 – Another short trip from Brisbane, Mt Maroon was really fun given the conditions and the variety of the terrain and vegetation.Because of the rain there was a little bit of claggy mud down the entry section (car loved it too hmm), and a carefully placed foot was required in a gorge climb […]

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Tour Aotearoa (New Zealand) Bikepacking Adventure 2020 [“Race” Report]
TA Finish Post

Pre-Spiel Wew I was lucky to finish this adventure!General chatter about bike adventures in my trail running group and an offer from one of them – Matt who completed the last Tour Aotearoa in 2018 – offering a helping hand with equipment, lead me down the path 6 months out to assume a spot on […]

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ARWS Nordic Islands AR “Valhalla” (Sweden/Norway) Adventure Race 2019 [Race Report]

Pre-Spiel The first edition of this race last year attracted a large contingent of racers and had excellent coverage giving you insight into an exciting and challenging race. It was clearly very well run – a factor driven by renowned racer/here Race Director Staffan BjΓΆrklund. So; a new well-run race.. A real expedition style over […]

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