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A stunning trek in one of earth's most famous adventure destinations comes with a message about how we should be managing our precious places.  Humankind exists…

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Aaron Flanagan recently went trekking in the Himalaya, where he was able to test out a range of outdoor clothing and gear in one of the world's highest proving…

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There's much more to Kate Leeming's pre-Antarctic expeditions than preparation. Her journey in the Indian Himalaya was equally about changing peoples' lives…

BEYUL, OR HIDDEN valleys, are believed to be pockets of paradise in remote parts of the Himalayas. Legend has it that these are places of peace and refuge from…

Adventure

Nepal is the spiritual home of mountaineering, and adventurers pay big bucks to summit the world's tallest peaks. But when money speaks louder than skill and ex…

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As the first woman in the world to complete 'The Seven-Seven', Katie Sarah's name is now synonymous with mountaineering, but the milestone has done nothing to c…

Guides

Huw Kingston muses on some of the things that go into organising an expedition, using his yearlong journey around the Mediterranean by kayak, foot, ocean rowboa…

LIKE ANYTHING, NATURAL BUSH skills and general savvy in the outdoors take time to develop. More so, it takes a natural want," says Monash University's outdoor…

Prior preparation and planning prevents poor performance, as the (sanitised) quip goes, and it's about as solidly truthful a cliche as you'll find when it comes…

I CAN ONLY SPEAK from the bloke's perspective (I'm guessing women have other things on their mind), but when my wife gave birth the first time, there was a flee…

ABOUT TO MAKE A beach landing, we fly lazily above Stewart Island, the large landmass sitting away from the rest of the country, its lush vegetation and colossa…

WHAT'S THAT? FAIRLY NEW to trekking, you say? Well, before you and all that fancy new gear of yours heads off to tackle the Great Himalayan highways with nary a…

ATOP A DARK staircase, at the end of a dimly lit alleyway, a soft glow illuminates the warm evening air. It is warmer than expected, especially for a nation hom…

I WAS SADDENED to hear that an Australian woman died on Everest in the last few days and that a second member of the same team also died, separately but in the…

IT IS OCTOBER 1983: the year 76 people die in the Ash Wednesday fires, BMX Bandits launches Nicole Kidman’s fledgling career and Bob Hawke becomes prime ministe…