News, reviews & musings

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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Things that make me human

January 14, 2015

In my recent morning walks I’ve started stuffing pen and paper in my pockets to jot down thoughts.

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Beanie + journey
= soul food

January 12, 2015

I was reminded today about the things in life that keep me sane and was pleasantly surprised to see them in the form of a thoughtful man and a new beanie.

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