MyLifeWithoutMatches

My Year Without Matches

When your whole world is centrifugal chaos and you’re being spun so fast your head is about to separate from your body, you think “I need to get away”. “I need a holiday”. Well, imagine that holiday is a year-long quest for survival on a bushland property miles away from anywhere. First, build a permanent […]

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Walking from Opera House to Manly

Sydney turned on a gorgeous day for the Walk for Kids with Cancer and together the 421 walkers raised nearly $125,000 for The Cancer Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. This charity walk was a great success and smashed the fundraising goal of $80,000.   Our Family Team   Our team met at the […]

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Membership

We’re designing a membership program to reward loyal hikers who love exploring Sydney’s national parks. Here’s your chance to let us know exactly what you want. To stay in touch and be one of the first to hear about the new membership program, sign up to our newsletter. Have your say by taking this survey (and thank […]

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Last Chance Tours

Do you know any sufferers of “one-day-itis”? Symptoms include, “I’m going to do that walk one day” or “I’ll get around to hiking that track later”. We hope you’ve never been afflicted but if you are or know anyone who is, then we’re metaphorically giving you a gentle shake to say, “the time is now!” […]

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How to Be a Real Hiker: Introducing Hiking and Camping Essentials

It’s the adventure you’ve been waiting for; heading off on that first overnight hike… until you realise that you’ll be carrying the kitchen, bedroom, loungeroom, bathroom – your whole house – on your back. If you’ve already done your first multi-day hike, you realise things could have been done differently. Take a shortcut to success […]

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Not-so-fantastic plastic: Clean Up Australia Day 2015

Thanks to those that came out to support Clean Up Australia Day on the Coast Track in Royal National Park. It was a great success in so many ways. Firstly, we were pleasantly surprised by how rubbish-free the Coast Track in Royal National Park was. We expected to find mountains of discarded water bottles and […]

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Sydney Walking Events 2015

Anzac Day Challenge Date: Saturday 25 April 2015   Location: St Ives Showground to Manly Dam About: 100km. Solo or 2-3 person teams.   Cost: $154 – $325 per person. Supporting: Soldier On and Mates 4 Mates for the care of those who have served Australia. Wild Endurance Date: Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 May 2015   Location: Blue […]

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Walk for Kids with Cancer 2015

If you could help kids with cancer simply by walking from Sydney Opera House to Manly, would you do it? Yep, so would we. So we’re walking 25 kilometres on Sunday 29 March 2015 to Walk for Kids with Cancer. You can too.   It’s an inspirational and personally challenging way to make a difference […]

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Camping Gear for Sale (Ex-Hire)

Want to go camping but lacking a few essentials? Grab yourself a bargain with ex-hire camping gear for sale.   We’ve been kitting out hikers, bushwalkers and campers for their hire needs with good-quality camping gear, and to make sure our rental equipment stays top-notch, we’re getting rid of the old to make way for […]

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Join us for Clean Up Australia Day 2015

For Clean Up Australia Day this year we’re doing something a bit different and a little challenging. We’re cleaning up the entire length of The Coast Track in Royal National Park from Otford through to Bundeena. It’s an ambitious goal – nearly 30km of trail – but we’re the right people for the job.   […]

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