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Hiking the Needles Tasmania - For the Love of Outdoors
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The Needles Tasmania

The Needles Tasmania is a truly spectacular short walk about 1.5 hours out of Hobart. Within only an hour of […]

lowe alpine airzone trail 25 review - For the Love of Outdoors
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Lowe Alpine Airzone Trail 25 Review

My Lowe Alpine Airzone Trail 25 and I have been mountain buddies for about a year now,  so a little [...]

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Vintage Inspired Hiking Gear that makes you look like like an old school explorer

Generally speaking, I’m a big fan of modern day gear. The bright colors and technical fabrics are right up my […]

How to Prevent Blisters when Hiking
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How to prevent blisters when hiking

Do your feet blister up quickly and easily? I feel your pain! I really really do. If I don’t baby […]

How to wash a down jacket - For the Love of Outdoors
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How to Wash a Down Jacket or Sleeping Bag

When I first started researching how to wash a down jacket, I was pretty nervous about the whole process to […]

Socks and Sandals for Cozy Camp Vibes - For the Love of Outdoors
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6 Socks and Sandals for Cozy Camp Vibes

To me, nothing feels better than kicking off those heavy boots at the end of a long hike. Just letting […]

Freycinet Peninsula Circuit - Coastal Multi Day Hike - Tasmania, Australia - For the Love of Outdoors
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Freycinet Peninsula Circuit Tasmania

The Freycinet Peninsula Circuit is a short but intense multi day hike located on the East Coast of Tasmania. Framed [...]

Gear made from Fishing Nets - ECONYL - turtle trapped in ghost net
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Cleaning up our Oceans with Gear made from Fishing Nets

Here’s a depressing facts for you: World Animal Protection estimates 640,000 tonnes of fishing nets and gear are abandoned or […]

How to make a DIY Paracord Keychain - Paracord Project Infographic Tutorial
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How to make a DIY Paracord Keychain

Paracord is pretty marvelous stuff. It’s notoriously strong, has many uses and is a relatively cheap material to play around […]

How to start a Campfire - an infographic How To guide
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How to start a Campfire

Any great camping trip just isn’t complete without a good campfire! I love the way they completely change the vibe […]

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