Foot powered attempts on the Canning Stock Route are my passion. Yep, strange one, but there you go.
In addition to having travelled the Canning Stock Route four times in the past five years, in ways less travelled, my goal is to provide the most accurate and comprehensive database of foot powered attempts on the Canning Stock Route.
Regulars will notice some changes to this website, the main one being that there are now individual pages per attempt. These pages are expanding, telling a more detailed story, so keep coming back to catch up on the latest insight into what it takes to walk or cycle the Canning Stock Route!
What's new? A six page article in Western 4WDriver, an Australian 4x4 magazine, entitled 'A Walker on the Canning'. Click on the appropriate banner to download the PDF ------->>>>>
2003 Supported CSR Walker Sarah Marquis of Switzerland
Reading Sarah's story 'The Desert Hiker' she talks of a great many people disbelieving her achievement of walking through the Australian Outback alone, living off the land for 17 months, a distance of 14 000kms.
When I came across Sarah's story, I was intrigued. Getting a copy of the book was difficult. The online purchase system on her website www.sarahmarquis.ch did not work and there was no response to my queries on her Facebook page or website. But I am persistent.Read more...