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Elisha Donkin

Elisha is an Australian freelance writer and photographer, having written for Lonely Planet, Remote Lands, Matador Network and Travel Play Live magazine. You’ll usually find her in offbeat places, hiking wherever there are mountains and always with a camera in hand. She also documents her travels and treks on her blog called Going Somewhere.

Choosing the right type of clothing is vital when preparing for any time in the great outdoors, particularly when it involves activities like hiking and backpacking. Having the wrong gear can make or break your experience – being cold or wet in the outdoors is far from enjoyable. Your base layer is one of the …

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