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Friendship Trail Ceremony for Bruce Trail in Canada

Around 20 people joined Foundation ED, Linda Daniels on the 1st November to celebrate the Bibbulmun Track's first international Friendship Trail.  

After a short ceremony and unveiling of the sign by BTF Board Member and Alcoa representative, Charlie Soord, a dozen of the group enjoyed an 8km return walk from Karri Gully to Gregory Brook campsite.

The Balingup to Donnelly River Village section is the first of 9 sections of Track to be twinned with an international…

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Added by The Bibbulmun Track Foundation on November 2, 2015 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Great Western Woodlands Walk (October 2015 - pics. Basil Schur)

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Added by Tim Dwyer on October 16, 2015 at 2:37pm — No Comments

2015 trails n outdoor conference

2015 state trails and outdoor conference



The 2015 trails and outdoor conference was held in Perth on the 9th Oct. WAMBA was well represented this year with a strong contingent attending and delivering a couple of the outbreak sessions. John Wallace, Dave Marshall and Dave…

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Added by John Wallace on October 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Yet another Great Walk

Hello all you bush walkers.

Since 1988, most school holidays have seen the Great Walk out and about somewhere in this fabulous part of the world.

Depending on where the Walk is, it's not uncommon to get between 40 to 70 of our members to come away from their town comforts to rough it in the bush, not only walking through some fairly remote parts of WA but also taking good care of each other out there - lots of communal cooking, childcare, singing, dancing and…

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Added by Tim Dwyer on October 16, 2015 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Bibbulmun Track user survey 2015

The Bibbulmun Track Foundation is conducting a survey to assist with the future planning, management and maintenance of the Track.  

We would really appreciate input from all types of walkers - from day walkers to end-to-enders, first timers to experienced bushwalkers, families and solo hikers etc. 

If you have been on the Track in the past month (or are planning to be out there, inf which case, please complete it after your next walk) - the survey can be found here.…

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Added by The Bibbulmun Track Foundation on September 30, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

WA's Premier Coastal Trail Ticks All The Boxes!

The 135km Cape to Cape walk, which extends from Cape Naturaliste through to Cape Leeuwin in WA’s southwest, is world–renowned for a very good reason!!   Adventurous Women recently took a group of 15 ladies (from all over Oz) on this…

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Added by Adventurous Women on September 19, 2015 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

just an awesome ride

Yknow, it was just one of those flawless spring days where I put the bike on the back of the ute with the intention of going for a ride on my favourite trails, expecting my leaky rear shock to keep pressure just for this ride for the sake of having the most Awesome ride on my day off, (and having my bike perform just awesomely on my favourite trails flawlessly)…

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Added by John Wallace on September 16, 2015 at 9:02pm — 1 Comment

Fundraising for SW mtb

Sw mountain bike club had a showing of the movie UNreal to raise money for the club.

Crankin Cycles and the SW club combined to bring the UNreal mtb movie to the Bunbury and Collie. A day of skills sessions, rides and bike maintenance .

Harris River estate was the perfect location next to the trail network for the group rides on singletrack on a cool sunny winters…

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Added by John Wallace on September 16, 2015 at 11:19am — 1 Comment

Beautiful Walk on the Weekend - Sullivan Rock Picnic Area to Mt Cooke Campsite

Pretty stoked about dodging the wet weather on Sunday just gone, oh to be out and about on the Bibb Track once again!  

I had the pleasure of walking with 10 other ladies, some who had never met each other before and some who came along with friends.  Great bunch of girls, all of who were enjoying this part of the Bibbulmun Track for the very first time. 

I…

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Added by Adventurous Women on September 3, 2015 at 6:02pm — 4 Comments

Looking for Hiking Pals - Join Take A Hike Facebook Page

Hi, I am Anouk, I've been hiking a lot for the last year and have been…

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Added by Anouk on September 1, 2015 at 9:08pm — 2 Comments

Paten's Brook Walk Trail

Paten's Brook Walk Trail

Hi Everyone,

My latest hike took me out to Mundaring for the 8.33km Paten's Brook Walk Trail. Using a section of the Bibbulmun Track, I really enjoyed this hike and the spectacular views over Lake C.Y O'Connor.

Mark - The Life of Py

Added by Mark Pybus on July 26, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Recent bush fires affecting trails in the SW

The recent bush fires in Gnangara Forest, Pemberton and Boddington have impacted local trails. Trail users are encouraged to check the conditions before they head out to the trails.

Bush fires in areas under the management of the Department of Parks and Wildlife are detailed on their website http://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/news/alerts/bushfire-alerts

The Bibbulmun Track has current information on…

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Added by A Free Spirit on February 12, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Job Opportunity: Guiding walking and bike tours

Exciting New Opportunity



At Two Feet and Heartbeat we love sharing our favourite places in Perth and Fremantle with locals and visitors. 



We are looking for new guides to help us deliver our tours in Perth, Fremantle and on Rottnest Island. Do you have a good existing knowledge of WA history, great interpersonal skills and a good level of fitness? Can you ride a bike? In 2015 we will be offering an exciting new bike tour on…

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Added by A Free Spirit on January 8, 2015 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Top 3 Bushwalking Tracks Near Sydney

Stretch your legs and let your soul run free while you revel in the beauty of the Great Outback. There's no better way to spend your holidays that going hiking in the bush. And New South Wales is the hikers' heaven! With almost 900 national parks and reserves at your convenience, you obviously have a choice. Ranging from a couple of hours walks, to serene and scenic trails that take weeks even months to complete, you can take your…

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Added by Margaret Swanton on January 5, 2015 at 4:45pm — 2 Comments

2014 Pile rd xmas night ride

Pile road xmas wed night ride marked the 14th edition of the legendary event.



14 riders from around the south west turned up this year to participate in WA's longest running social event of this type, to keep the tradition and culture going strong for yet another year.



The beer fairies were busy beforehand…

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Added by John Wallace on December 20, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Murray Valley Returns

 Murray Valley trail network comeback



WAMBA and Peel District Mountain Bike Club are developing a plan for Murray valley. In recent years the area has been logged and now its been designated as a mtb trail network.

Funding has been sought for concept planning and a detailed trails plan. With a history of…

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Added by John Wallace on December 20, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Australian MTB Summit 2014

Buller Summit

The inaugural Australian Mountain Bike…

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Added by John Wallace on December 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

The Victoria Hiking Tracks You Won't Forget

No spa procedure or relaxing massage can compare to having a prolonged walk in the great outdoors. A forest mint essence of freshness fills your lungs, the mountain wind ruffles your hair and every step taken into the wilderness is another great adventure!

Even though hiking with your family and…

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Added by Joanna Johnson on December 4, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Australian mtb trails summit

Australian Mountain Bike Summit Scholarships Awarded



Mt Buller will host the inaugural AUSTRALIAN MOUNTAIN BIKE SUMMIT on 4 - 5 December 2014, in conjunction with the launch of the 'Australian Alpine Epic' on 6 December 2014.



This conference is unique in Australia in that it is dedicated purely to the needs of the mountain bike…

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Added by John Wallace on November 23, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Night riding

Awesome topic.

MTB only..

My experience with night riding goes back about ?? uhh 20-25 years.

First 10 years or so were full moon rides without lights, with groups up to 30.

These were great with a party afterwards, never a dull moment.



Last 14 years has been wed night rides with lights, which has set a standard of riding culture that has not gone away. A usual group of anywhere between 3- 20 people, usually about 7 all with quality helmet mounted lights.…

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Added by John Wallace on November 5, 2014 at 11:18am — 2 Comments

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