Newsletter: WildSide
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The Wilderness Shop produces a newsletter called WildSide. It's published three times a year. Each issue contains a selection of trip reviews, outdoor tips, rock climbing tips, product reviews, book reviews and staff profiles and picks. Sign-up for WildSide below.

WILDSIDE CURRENT EDITION

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wildside autumn 2018

Click HERE, or on the image (above), to download a PDF version of WildSide #61.

Articles include...

Overnight Skiing on Mt Nelse
Wilderness Shop Gets a New Genre of Cross-country Ski Gear
Demystifying Our Latest LEKI Walking Pole Range
The ‘Futura’ is here!
Climber’s Corner: A Punter’s Guide to Climbing Training
What Our Staff Wear: Our Pick of Technical Socks
What’s New in Ski: Outdoor Research Bitterblaze Glove


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WILDSIDE PREVIOUS EDITIONS

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wildside SUMMEr 2019

Click here, or on the image (left), to download a PDF version of WildSide #60.

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Frenchmans Cap Hike
  • New! Lowe Alpine Altus
  • What Our Staff Wear: Lightweight Hiking Shirts
  • Tips: How to Prevent Hydrolysis
  • Climbing Tips: Social and Environmental Dos and Don’ts

 

 

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wildside winter 2018

Click here, or on the image (left), to download a PDF version of WildSide #58.

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Climbing in Nowra
  • What’s New: Women’s Climbing Shoes
  • Backcountry Beta: Where to Go Skiing (That Isn’t Lake Mountain)
  • Climbing Beta: Winter Crags Near Melbourne
  • Tech Tips: How to Choose a Down Jacket

 

 

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wildside autumn 2018

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Mt Howitt and Mt Buggery
  • Heading Out Trail Running
  • Mont sleeping bag Range

 

 

wildside winter 2017

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Lerderderg Gorge Circuit
  • Technical Tip: Being Prepared for Winter
  • Technical Tip: Waxing Skis for Winter
  • Review: Mont Tents

 

 

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Wildside summer 2017

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Bogong High Plains Circuit
  • Technical Tip: Beginners Guide to Top-roping
  • Technical Tip: Fitting an Overnight Pack
  • Review: Y&Y Belay Glasses

 

 

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wildside winter 2016

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Winter at Mt Bogong
  • Trip Review: Backcountry Skiing, Hotham
  • Technical Tip: Winter Gloves
  • Review: Trail Running Shoes

 

 

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wildside summer 2016

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Camping the Overland Track
  • Trip Review: Top Five Melbourne Daywalks
  • Technical Tip: Edelrid Harnesses
  • Review: Our New Brand, Edelrid

 

 

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wildside winter 2015

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Little River Gorge
  • Trip Review: Bushwalking with Kids
  • Exped Insulated Sleeping Mats
  • Review: MSR Snowshoes
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wildside summer 2015

Articles include...

  • Trip Review: Snowy Bluff & Moroka Gorge
  • Trip Review: Klungsleden, Hiking the Arctic
  • Technical Tip: Choosing a Rain Jacket
  • Review: Prana Clothing

 

 

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wildside winter 2014

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Desert Discovery Walk
  • Technical Tip: Compasses
  • Daywalk: Wilhelmina Falls Circuit
  • Climbing Tips: Multipitch Climbing
  • Review: Mont Sleeping Bags

 

 

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wildside summer 2014

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Mallacoota to Wonboyn
  • Technical Tip: Julbo Sunglasses
  • Rockclimbing Review: 50 Years at Arapiles
  • Bike: Warburton Rail Trail
  • Review: New Lowe Alpine Range

 

 

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wildside winter 2013

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Nepal Trekking Peaks
  • Technical Tip: Water Purification
  • Boots: What Our Staff Wear
  • Climbing Tips: Nut Placement Book
  • Review: Queensland Guidebooks

 

 

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wildside summer 2013

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Great Ocean Walk
  • Technical Tip: Trekking Poles
  • Rockclimbing Review: Northcote Wall
  • Book Review: Kosciuszko Walking Guides
  • Tents: What Our Staff Use

 

 

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wildside winter 2012

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Kiandra to Kosciuszko
  • Technical Tip: Insulating Layers
  • Rockclimbing Review: Jetboil Stoves
  • Book Review: Expeditions
  • Tips: Snow Camping Essentials

 

 

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wildside summer 2012

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Blue Mountains
  • Product Review: Salomon XA Pro
  • Tips: Gourmet Camping Food
  • Book Review: Melbourne’s Western Gorges
  • Climbing Tips: From Gym to Outdoor

 

 

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wildside winter 2011

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Telemark Festival in Italy
  • Product Review: Madshus XC Skis
  • Thermals: What Our Staff Wear
  • Technical Tip: How to Sleep Warm
  • Book Review: Rockclimbs Around Melbourne

 

 

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wildside summer 2011

Articles include...

  • Trip Report: Larapinta Trail
  • Product Review: Wild Country Harnesses
  • Technical Tip: Seam Sealing Tents
  • Technical Tip: High Altitude Trekking
  • Book Review: Mornington Peninsula

 

 

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WILDSIDE NEWSLETTER

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