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Western Australian Hiking Podcast hosted by Donovan from The Long Way’s Better and Mark from The Life of Py.

Real Trail Talk Donovan de Souza & Mark Pybus

    • Places & Travel

Western Australian Hiking Podcast hosted by Donovan from The Long Way’s Better and Mark from The Life of Py.

    Episode 53 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part Two)

    Episode 53 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part Two)

    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.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 52 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part One)

    Episode 52 - Dream Bibbulmun (Part One)

    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.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 51 - World Trails Network

    Episode 51 - World Trails Network

    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/)

    • 31 min
    Episode 50 - Half Century Q&A

    Episode 50 - Half Century Q&A

    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. 

    • 55 min
    Episode 49 - Golden Outback Coastal Walks

    Episode 49 - Golden Outback Coastal Walks

    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.

    • 52 min
    Episode 48 - Grose Valley

    Episode 48 - Grose Valley

    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. 

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

Donks84 ,

Fantastic podcast

Love local content especially just getting into hiking

Kate Rock ,

Great little local pod

This is a great conversational style hiking pod. Great work team. Love the special female hiker vibes too. Really enjoyed the cape to cape episode. Fun convo style with factual track info cheers. Can’t wait to hike it myself.

Hongkongphooey2002 ,

Loved this!

First podcast I’ve listened to of yours. Now I want to do the cape to cape!! Really enjoyable listening.

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