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Nemo Hornet 2P tent

50 Days Co-Founder, Bill Playne discovers absolute tent perfection on the Te Araroa Trail with the Nemo Equipment Hornet 2. Read more in the first Testing Conversations blog.

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Newest 50 DAYS ambassador, Tristan O'Brien, is saving our threatened species one step at a time.

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11 Larapinta Trail Tips

June 08, 2017

 Larapinta Trail tips

50 DAYS Co-founder Will Playne shares his tips and insights into what it takes to walk one of Australia's favourite end-to-end trails - The Larapinta.

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Granite Gear Lutsen 45 Review

December 11, 2016

Dubbed the Little Pack That Could by Skadi Adventures Founder, Ness Hinneberg. Here's how the Lutsen 45 tested over a couple of days in the Victorian High Country.

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Granite Gear Exclusive

June 24, 2016

Co-Founder of 50 DAYS, Anthi Emmanouil-Playne gives her review of Granite Gear packs the A.C. Blaze & V.C. Crown.

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The act of walking

October 08, 2015

 

The journey to one’s true self is an introspective act, as delving inwards is the most likely place for remembering to be uncovered. So why do we need the physical act (or a somatic experience) to facilitate this process?

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Granite Gear Crown Review

September 30, 2015

Hannah Stewart reviewing Granite Gear's Women's Crown V.C. 60 Ki after using it on the Pacific Crest Trail. This video review is the full version as featured in Travel Play Live magazine.

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Welcome, welcome, welcome! We have a lot in store that will be unfolding over the coming months along with some new faces joining our blogging team.

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Seeing the light

May 03, 2015

 

For most of my hiking experience I hauled the required heavy load. I stoically endured the muscular aches and pains.

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Call of the wild

May 03, 2015

 

I encourage anyone to not resist the call of the wild that lies waiting dormant in the depths of their belly.

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