• Amadeo’s 2018 Point to Pinnacle Push

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    Amadeo’s 2018 Point to Pinnacle Push

    Amadeo Ambrosino is a 10-year-old Hobartian with a large heart and a keen sense of adventure. He and his ‘A Team’ are wheeling up the slopes of Kunanyi in the 2018 Point to Pinnacle in a bid to raise money and awareness of the Hobart based charity, Water for a...

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  • Review: Arc'teryx Norvan 14 Trail Running Vest Pack

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    If you are looking for a durable waterproof trail running vest for those epic adventures, then look no further than the Arc'teryx Norvan 14. The main pack is roomy and has the potential to hold so much gear that self-restraint not to fill it up is important! It compresses well...

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  • Review: Salomon S/Lab Sense 2 Set Vest Pack

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    Review: Salomon S/Lab Sense 2 Set Vest Pack

    The Salomon S/Lab Sense 2 Set Vest Pack may be the answer to your marathon race day needs and perfect for shorter road events! The S/Lab Sense 2 Set is light, compact, breathable and comfortable. It has 2L of storage made up of a few smaller front pockets, a zipped...

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  • To caffeine or not to caffeine? That is the question!

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    To caffeine or not to caffeine?  That is the question!

    Caffeine is a stimulant.  It acts to give you a false sense of energy, helping to heighten alertness and enhance wakefulness. In trail running, these effects can help someone to feel more responsive to the challenges of the trail, overcome fatigue (both physical and mental), and to also mask pain (more...

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  • Sharing Rainbows: Lessons in connection from Japan

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    Sharing Rainbows: Lessons in connection from Japan

    On rare occasions the trail dips into the valleys that gently cup small, remote villages where a rural life of rice paddies, tea plantations, and persimmon trees adorn.  Here, I am greeted to a hospitality unlike anywhere else in the world. Stooped women eagerly grasp my empty water bottle, or offer...

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  • Icebreaker Helix MerinoLOFT Jacket Review

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    Icebreaker Helix MerinoLOFT Jacket Review

    "Over the years the design and functionality meant that Icebreaker clothing has crept into my everyday wardrobe from work to travel and everything in between." I'm an unofficial Icebreaker ambassador! I've been a fan ever since I first discovered it as an alternative to stinky polypropylene thermal underwear. Over the...

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  • Run Larapinta Stage Race Experience by Emily Gannon

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    Run Larapinta Stage Race Experience by Emily Gannon

    From the moment the promo footage of the Rapid Ascent Run Larapinta Stage Race popped up on my Facebook feed 18 months ago I was hooked. I had to do this event. It was the spectacular images of the rugged Australian Outback that captured my attention first. I’d never been...

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  • REVIEW: MSR Evo Snowshoes

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    REVIEW: MSR Evo Snowshoes

    MSR designs high-quality showshoes for hiking through icy and snowy conditions that would otherwise be impassable by foot. Our resident hiking gear expert, Mr. Simon Kendrick reviews the latest models from MSR and shares his tips and experience with one of the youngest members of our team.

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