Real Trail Talk
Episode 53 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part Two)

Episode 53 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part Two)

December 26, 2019

Continuing on with the blank slate idea of where we would take the Bibbulmun Track in an ideal world, the journey continues from Donnelly River to Albany. We are joined by Steve Sertis from the Bibbulmun Track Foundation and Bonny from Friendly Dropbear as the hotly debated coastal section receives a major realignment including an epic finish as proposed by Mark.

Episode 52 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part One)

Episode 52 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part One)

December 11, 2019

In this episode we are joined by Steve Sertis from the Bibbulmun Track Foundation and recent end to ender Bonny to discuss where we would take the Bibbulmun Track if given a clean slate.

Grab a map or follow along on the Bibbulmun Track website and join us as we have a fun discussion about the changes we would make and why.

Episode 51 - World Trails Network

Episode 51 - World Trails Network

November 27, 2019

This week we sit down with Melina, a World Trails Network Ambassador from Perth to discuss who the World Trails Network, what they do and what the future holds. It was a great insight into the world trails community that is developing and what to expect at the 2020 World Trails Conference in Nepal.

For more information visit their website a visit (https://worldtrailsnetwork.org/)

Episode 50 - Half Century Q&A

Episode 50 - Half Century Q&A

November 13, 2019

To celebrate our 50th episode we asked you, the listeners, to send in your questions that we would try our best to answer. We had some fun in the process and thank you to everyone who sent in something. Here's to our first 50 episodes and to continuing on with the next 50 episodes. 

Episode 49 - Golden Outback Coastal Walks

Episode 49 - Golden Outback Coastal Walks

October 30, 2019

With Western Australia being home to some spectacular coastal walking, we spend this episode talking about some of the best coastal walking along the south east part of WA. With walks in Cape Arid NP, Cape Le Grand NP and Esperance, we discuss what makes this area so special.

In the second half of the episode Donovan provides his insight into his visits to Fitzgerald River National Park that we previously talked about with Erika Jacobson.

Episode 48 - Grose Valley

Episode 48 - Grose Valley

September 11, 2019

Part 2 of our NSW series of overnight hikes, this episode we are talking about The Long Way's Better's adventure at Grose Valley in the Blue Mountains. A challenging hike, you descend down into the valley where you follow the Grose River and camp the night before heading up some steep terrain to the finishing point. 

Episode 47 - Royal Coast Track

Episode 47 - Royal Coast Track

August 28, 2019

This week we are joined by Alissa for the first of a two part NSW special discussing the Royal Coast Track, located in Royal National Park, just south of Sydney.

Episode 46 - Caminos and Pilgrimages

Episode 46 - Caminos and Pilgrimages

August 14, 2019

We are pleased to welcome back Michelle Ryan from Walkingtwobytwo to discuss Caminos from around the world, what they are, what defines them, the experience of walking a Camino and who hikes them.

Episode 45 - Bibbulmun Track - Denmark to Albany

Episode 45 - Bibbulmun Track - Denmark to Albany

July 31, 2019

Joined by Kerstin Stender, former maintenance volunteer in this area and current Unit Coordinator for the Trails and Recreation Department of Parks and Wildlife, we discuss the Denmark to Albany section of the Bibbulmun Track. The final section of the 1000km track, enjoy the coastal finish into the Southern Terminus with plenty of great views and nice beaches.

Stay tuned for more Bibbulmun Track content in the future as we wrap up the whole 1000km in one giant episode.

Episode 44 - Shire of Kalamunda Walks

Episode 44 - Shire of Kalamunda Walks

July 17, 2019

This week we are joined by Bonny from Friendly Drop Bear to discuss the extensive list of Shire of Kalamunda walks that have been mapped out for our hiking pleasure in Perth. We discuss the good, the bad and the interesting from these collection of hikes located on the Darling Scarp.