Bushwalking (also known as rambling, tramping or hiking) is about walking in the Australian bush (area of natural bush and trees which has never been farmed and where there are few people). Bushwalking may involve walking on defined tracks or across-country (off-track) making use of a map and a compass or Global Positioning System (GPS) unit. Walks may be short walks, day walks or multi-day walks where the walker carries all their needs (shelter, food and water) on their back in a backpack. Bushwalking Outdoors Recreation and Sports Australia Oceania Regional.
Hiking is the preferred term, in Canada and the United States, for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails ( footpaths ), in the countryside, while the word walking is used for shorter, particularly urban walks. (wikipedia)
- John Chapman: Bushwalking www
Author and self publisher of books and information related to walking in all states and territories. Chapman: Bushwalking.
- Open Yahoo! Groups: Kevin's Wilderness Walkers www
Open discussion about bushwalking and camping in Australia. Groups: Kevin's Wilderness Walkers. [Yahoo! registration required.] Yahoo! Groups: Kevin's Wilderness Walkers.
- Stories David Noble's Bushwalking Page www
Stories and photos of walks in the Blue Mountains of NSW and the Arthur Ranges in Tasmania. Noble's Bushwalking Page. Also includes photos from walks in NZ and other countries. David Noble's Bushwalking Page.
- Open Yahoo! Groups: Aubushwalking www
Open discussion about bushwalking in Australia, Groups: Aubushwalking, equipment and finding walking partners. [Yahoo! registration required.] Yahoo! Groups: Aubushwalking.
- Open Yahoo! Groups: Australian Bushwalking www
Open discussion about bushwalking in Australia. Groups: Australian Bushwalking. [Yahoo! registration required.] Yahoo! Groups: Australian Bushwalking.
- A Australia's Bicentennial National Trail www
A 5, Bicentennial National Trail,330 km trail from North Queensland to Victoria. FAQs, history and guidebooks. Australia's Bicentennial National Trail.
- Annual Great Australian Bushwalk www
Annual community event offering free guided walks in many locations. Australian Bushwalk. Includes event history and details of participating non-profit local groups. Great Australian Bushwalk.
- The Canberra Bushwalking Club www
The club organises bushwalks in the Canberra and South East New South Wales region. Canberra Bushwalking Club.
- Directory Australian Camping Association www
Directory of residential campsites that are available for public hire by groups and families. Australian Camping Association.
- A Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue Squad www
A voluntary organisation that provides a search and rescue service to bushwalkers in New South Wales. Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue Squad.
- Bushwalking OZultimate www
Bushwalking NSW aims to provide practical information on bushwalking and canyoning including national parks, OZultimate, track notes, walk reports, book reviews and links. OZultimate.
- Information Australian Rogaining Association www
Information about what rogaining is, Rogaining Association, as well as more specific articles discussing its history, rules and other miscellaneous articles about the sport. There are also links to other websites, including Australian and worldwide clubs. Australian Rogaining Association.
- Offers Adelaide Bushwalkers www
Offers opportunities for walking and other outdoor activities from rock-climbing to conservation work. Bushwalkers. Holds regular weekend overnight hikes and Sunday day-walks, and makes good use of long weekends to do a variety of trips further afield. Adelaide Bushwalkers.
- A The Heysen Trail www
A 1, Heysen Trail,200 km walking trail suitable for both the serious backpacker and day walker. Walking hints, features, volunteer information, accommodation details and maps. Sectional closure dates provided. The Heysen Trail.
- The Bushwalking Victoria www
The peak body for all bushwalkers and bushwalking clubs within the state. Victoria. Information for walkers, clubs, publications and member section. Bushwalking Victoria.
- Includes YHA Bushwalking Group www
Includes booking and contact information, Bushwalking Group, walk profiles, gear advice and the Youth Hostelling Association bushwalking code. YHA Bushwalking Group.
- Australian Outward Bound Australia www
Australian branch of non-profit worldwide outdoor adventure organisation, Bound Australia, engaged in personal development and outdoor education. Information on the organisation's history, available courses and training, news and media releases, contacts and employment opportunities. Outward Bound Australia.
- Adventure Break Loose www
Adventure sports directory, Loose, includes tour operators, retailers, manufacturers, hire companies, and training facilities. Articles, and regional guides included. Break Loose.
- Alexa: Bushwalking Outdoors
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Bushwalking Outdoors
- DMOZ: Bushwalking Outdoors
dmoz.org Directory: Bushwalking Outdoors