Sunday, 30 September 2018

Badjirrajirra Trail (Cape Range National Park)

A stunning Outback hike, the Badjirrajirra Trail explores the rugged landscape of Cape Range National Park. Starting high in the range, the Badjirrajirra Trail skirts the edge (and drops down into) a series of small gorges before leading to spectacular views down into the epic Shothole Canyon. A fantastically scenic walk that shows off a different side to the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area

Friday, 28 September 2018

Plateau Loop Trail (Coalseam Conservation Park)

An excellent loop trail in Coalseam Conservation Park, the Plateau Loop Trail takes walkers through one of Western Australia's finest wildflower parks. Starting by crossing the Irwin River, the trail heads through fields of pink, white and yellow everlastings during the wildflower season. Offering views of the surrounding landscape below, this is one of Australia's best wildflower walks

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Wonderland Loop (Grampians National Park)

An extremely scenic loop walk in Grampians National Park, the Wonderland Loop takes walkers from Halls Gap itself to the Pinnacle. Following a track along the edge of the mountains, the walk leads to the commanding views from the Pinnacle before exploring the canyons and sandstone formations of the Wonderland area. A superb walk with an outstanding reward for effort ratio

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Mt Rosea Loop (Grampians National Park)

A fine mountain walk in the Grampians, this circuit walk explored the rugged summit of Mt Rosea. Starting from the Mt Rosea car park and quickly visiting the Bugiga campsite, the ascent follows a less visited forested route to the summit. Featuring rugged walking across the summit ridge, the walk features superb mountain views and stunning sandstone formations as it makes it way back to the car park

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Lower Frankland Circuit (Walpole-Nornalup National Park)

A Long Way's Better Original, the Lower Frankland Circuit provides a longer circuit walk in the Karri and Tingle Forest. Starting at the Giant Tingle Tree car park, the trail follows the Munda Biddi along the Frankland River to Sapper Bridge. Joining the Bibbulmun, the track passes Frankland River hut before returning through the forest for a finale at the Giant Tingle Tree. An excellent all day or overnight option in the Tingle forests

Friday, 14 September 2018

The Insanely Long Walks 2007-2010 (Throwback Thursday Special)

A Throwback Thursday Special, this post recounts the Insanely Long Walks - a series of urban walks undertaken between 2007 and 2010 in the Perth Metropolitan Area, including the epic Coogee to Mundaring and Mandurah to Joondalup walks

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Wardan Nara Bidi (Rottnest Island)

Exploring the eastern side of the island, the Wardan Nara Bidi links many of Rottnest's best snorkelling sights. Starting at Porpoise Bay, the trail takes walkers to the dramatic snorkelling spots of Parker Point, Little Salmon Bay and Salmon Bay. Heading inland, the track provides access to Oliver Hill and the Wadjemup Lighthouse before a rugged finale along Strickland Bay