Episode 9 - Summer Hiking, 2017 in Review and 2018 Plans

January 7, 2018

Welcome to the first podcast of 2018 as we discuss some great tips for hiking in summer, how our 2017 hiking adventures went and what we both have planned for 2018. 


Episode 8 - Rottnest, Q&A and Christmas Ideas for Hikers

December 18, 2017

In Episode 8 we discuss the hiking trail network on Rottnest Island, the Wadjemup Bidi, answer some more questions that have come through on the email and talk about some Christmas present ideas that you can get hikers this holiday season.


Episode 7 - Interview with Rod Annear (Assistant Director of Visitor Services, Parks and Wildlife Service)

December 3, 2017

In our seventh episode, we interview Rod Annear (the Assistant Director of Visitor Services at the Parks and Wildlife Service) and ask him about his Munda Biddi adventures, what happened to the proposed multiday hike in Fitzgerald River National Park, his appearance on Karri FM radio and the future of trail development in Western Australia. 


Episode 6 - The Bibbulmun Track - Part Two - Dwellingup to Collie

November 19, 2017

In Episode Six, special guest Michelle Ryan (Walkingtwobytwo) joins us for an an extended overview of the Dwellingup to Collie section of the Bibbulmun Track, talking about some of the section highlights, lowlights and burnt Jarrah forest in general.  


Episode 5 - The Bibbulmun Track - Part One - The Darling Scarp

November 5, 2017

In Episode Five we provide an extended overview of the Darling Scarp section of the Bibbulmun Track from Kalamunda to Dwellingup, talking about some of the section highlights. 


Episode 4 - Outdoors October, Q & A and the Stirling Ridge Walk

October 22, 2017

In Episode Four we answer our first round of mailbag questions, discuss what we've been doing for Outdoors October and a recount of our unsuccessful attempt at the Stirling Ridge Walk.


Episode 3 - The Southern Forests

October 8, 2017

In our third episode we discuss the magnificent walking in the Karri-dominated Southern Forests of Australia's South West, covering walks from Donnelly River Village, Pemberton, Quinninup, Northcliffe and Walpole. 


Episode 2 - Top 5 Perth Day Hikes

September 24, 2017

In our second podcast we each list our Top 5 Day Hikes in Perth and discuss/compare what Perth has to offer for the day hiker. The discussion also names a few honourable mentions and what areas we would like to see developed with more hiking trails. 


Donovan's List

5) Whistlepipe Gully

4) Eagle View Walk Trail

3) Mt Cooke (Plantation Entry)

2) Kitty's Gorge

1) Numbat Trail


Mark's List

5) Kitty's Gorge

4) Ngank Yira Bidi

3) Kattamorda Heritage Trail

2) Numbat Trail

1) Sullivan Rock


Episode 1 - Introductions and Albany

September 10, 2017

The debut episode of Real Trail Talk introduces the hosts, Donovan from The Long Way's Better and Mark from The Life of Py. Then the discussion moves to one of the best hiking towns in Western Australia - Albany.