Real Trail Talk
Episode 75 - Josh Carr Hikes

Episode 75 - Josh Carr Hikes

April 2, 2021

We are joined in the studio by Josh Carr, videographer extraordinaire and hiking enthusiast about his adventures around WA and Tasmania. A talented filmmaker, Josh explains what goes into making one of his stunning videos and what drew him into making films about hiking.

Episode 74 - Perth Hiking Expo

Episode 74 - Perth Hiking Expo

March 19, 2021

We are joined by the President of HikeWest, Dave Osborne, to talk about the upcoming WA Hiking Expo that is being held on Sunday the 2nd of May at the Perth Hills Discovery Centre in Mundaring.

A celebration of hiking, trail running and the community, we discuss what has gone in to organising the first event and all the challenges of postponing due to Covid.

https://www.wahikingexpo.com.au/ 

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Episode 73 - Feed the Hike

Episode 73 - Feed the Hike

March 5, 2021

We are joined by Michelle Ryan to discuss her new dehydrated meal company, Feed the Hike. Providing tasty, fresh and smartly packaged options for the trail, we talk about why she created Feed the Hike, the journey to get to this point and what's in the future.

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Episode 72 - Munda Biddi - Collie to Nala Mia

Episode 72 - Munda Biddi - Collie to Nala Mia

February 19, 2021

The next episode in our Munda Biddi series discussing the section of the track taking you from Collie to Nala Mia with special guest Saf Flatters from Bark and Spark

Exploring the stunning Jarrah forests of Wellington National Park, including one of the more entertaining downhill stretches, the trail then heads into the Ferguson Valley for rolling farmland and orchards before arriving in the apple capital of Western Australia, Donnybrook. From Donnybrook the trail heads through the forests and farmlands to the old timber town of Jarrahwood and the Nala Mia Campsite. 

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Episode 71- 2020 in Review

Episode 71- 2020 in Review

January 1, 2021

In what was an unexpected year for the world, we sit back and discuss the year that was, our trail adventures and then get into a Q&A. 

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Episode 70 - Munda Biddi - Dwellingup to Collie

Episode 70 - Munda Biddi - Dwellingup to Collie

December 11, 2020

The next episode in our Munda Biddi series discussing the section of the track taking you from Dwellingup to Collie. 

Taking in some really nice Jarrah forest, this section is unfortunately blighted by the ongoing destruction of the forests by Alcoa and their bauxite mining operations. 

To read more about the section and see some great photos check out The Long Way's Better

Episode 69 - Kep Track

Episode 69 - Kep Track

November 27, 2020

Running between Mundaring Weir and Northam, the historic Kep Track follows the old rail trail as it winds through the forests, towns and farms along the water pipeline. This 75km trail is best experienced on a bike so on a rainy November day, we loaded up our mountain bikes to discover what this trail was all about. 

Episode 68 - Mark’s Spring Road Trip

Episode 68 - Mark’s Spring Road Trip

October 30, 2020

After a long break we have returned with Mark giving an account of his four week road trip where he hiked the Cape to Cape, ticked off several hikes on his to-do list around Walpole, Albany and Esperance and finished with a fun weekend at the Pemby Trail Festival. 

To hear Mark's response to several previous episodes plus get a sneak peek of the content that will be coming to The Life of Py over the next few months, settle in and have a listen.

Episode 67 - Dave Osborne from WalkGPS

Episode 67 - Dave Osborne from WalkGPS

August 28, 2020

This week we are joined by Dave Osborne from WalkGPS to discuss off-track hiking, what went into creating the depth and breadth of walks on his website and the state of bushwalking in Western Australia.

Episode 66 - Risk

Episode 66 - Risk

August 7, 2020

We are  joined by Risk Expert Alan de Souza, who also happens to be father to Donovan, to discuss the topic of risk and how it relates to trails, government and decision making.

Stay to the end for a quick Q&A on what Donovan was like as a kid. 

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