A few days out from our Cathedral Range adventure and the forecast wasn’t looking great. With snow predicted down to 700m and our hike taking us up the range to nearly 1,000m we were expecting some wild and wooly conditions. But that will never stop a foolhardy group of diehard WMSS enthusiasts! We met at […]Read more
Author: Liam – Photographer: Em If you are keen to have your own kayaking/canoeing adventure without the poor decision making. Jump on a WMSS trip. We have a trip to Glenelg River planned for 14-15 March which is perfectly suited for novice and seasoned paddlers alike. We can’t promise you won’t be tired, but we […]Read more
Author: Natalie If you joined us for the George Bass Coastal Walk then keep reading to relive some fantastic moments (and see if you were lucky enough to get a mention in this article…) If you didn’t join us then definitely keep reading because you will become tachycardic and start hyperventilating – no you are […]Read more
Our resident guru of all things wilderness, Risdon, had a chat to MD2 surfing and snorkelling enthusiast Mei Mei Wang. She had some sound advice about preparing for any upcoming water based trips you might have. Risdon: When did you first realise you had a passion for snorkelling?Mei Mei: It was about an hour or […]Read more
What’s stopping you and how to stop it stopping you.
I don’t have enough time.
We all dream of the well-rounded routine; equal parts study/work, social life and sleep. And as neat as this sounds it does have a vibe akin to your favourite fad diet…
An adventure without a plan will cause the adventurer to become like a medical student on a ward round; lost and scared. But beware, over-planning is like a medical student at exam time; boring and with no friends. Planning generally boils down to answering three simple questions. Where to go, who to go with, and […]Read more
April was the month of rock climbing adventures with WMSS from UniMelb and Monash! Our climbing trip this year was in Gariwerd (Grampians National Park) for a weekend of climbing, bouldering, hiking and good company. It was a massive weekend!Read more
Climbing is a great time but accidents and injuries happen occasionally. Before you climb, read up on prevention and first-aid management of common climbing injuries. Look out and care for one another while out in the wilderness. Happy climbing!Read more
Here are some tips and tricks to keep everyone safe and happy while out on the trails. WMSS top 10 hiking tips Pack light – aim for never more than 20% of your body weight. This may seem hard to do but you will be happy you did! Check the weather – but always expect […]Read more
Recently, you’ve been thinking “i’ve had enough of stuffing my feet into sweaty shoes that 300 others have climbed in! I need my own gear!” Climbing gear 101 – Start here! Read on!Read more