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Environmentally Friendly Ski and Snowboard Waxes

Finding the most sustainable version of any particular product sometimes takes a lot of asking and digging around. And while we are all aware of the environmental impacts of our gear (and there are many well known brands that are … Continue reading

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Three sustainability initiatives

If you follow this blog you will know it’s been very quiet of late. I’ve been busy with lots of campaigns plus Mountain Journal and finding it hard to keep up with developments in the outdoor industry. The following update … Continue reading

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Backcountry film festival 2016

We now have a date for the Melbourne showing of the Backcountry film festival: Monday May 2 ‘Public Lecture Theatre’ in Old Arts Building Melbourne University, Carlton. Map available here. Suggested donation: $8 conc & students/ $15 waged. Tickets at … Continue reading

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Tom’s Outdoors – Tumut

Anyone who has been involved in small scale retail knows how hard it is to get a new business going. In the realm of outdoor gear, there is the move to online buying and the threat posed by the large … Continue reading

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We’re back!

hello all it’s been pretty quiet here the last few months. I’ve been flat out with local campaigns against unconventional gas drilling and in support of renewable energy (and hopefully getting close to an outcome on both), having adventures, and … Continue reading

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Backcountry film festival

Now in its 10th year the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival celebrates the human powered winter experience through film. The festival aims to entertain while helping to raise funds and awareness for Winter Wildlands and our like-minded partners. The Backcountry … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Worn Wear Tour

Another lovely project from Patagonia: Out to change our relationship with stuff, this spring Patagonia’s biodiesel repair wagon will travel coast to coast repairing clothing for free, teaching folks how to fix things themselves and selling used Patagonia clothing. Bring … Continue reading

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