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If you think Tasmania’s Overland Track has been walked – and talked about – so much now that it might nearly be classified as passe, you’d be mistaken As one of…

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Tasmania doesn’t do things in half-measures. On this island with big aspirations, experiences and landscapes are amplified tenfold. From Cradle Mountain, with i…

IN A LAND of collapsing mountains and rock that corkscrews through the landscape, two adventurers squelch through a swamp littered with prickly scoparia. Their…

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WALKING THE OVERLAND TRACK with four or five family members and as many friends for my 50th birthday last April seemed a capital idea: my favourite walk in my f…

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FOR 12 HOURS we'd walked into thinning air, climbing towards one of the highest and harshest points in Africa, the endless sprawl of the Ethiopian plains like a…

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Exploring Australia on foot From mountain traverses to sand islands and outback tracks, these are the best long Aussie bushwalks. Scattered across our continent…

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Lace up your hiking boots and shoulder your pack for these guided walks through our breathtaking southern State. Ask any Tassie local and they'll eagerly tell y…

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I WAS SOAKED to the bone. The wind howled around me. The granite rock stretched forward into empty whiteness, and I gripped onto the wet, greyish rope that guid…

MYRTLE BEECH TREES swathed in lichen, towering above myriad ferns and mosses on the cool, damp rainforest floor; the piercing shriek of black cockatoos in the c…

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After a devastating accident climbing Tasmania's Totem Pole altered the course of his life, renowned climber Paul Pritchard was forced to draw on the reserves o…

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FOR 12 HOURS we’d walked into thinning air, climbing towards one of the highest and harshest points in Africa, the endless sprawl of the Ethiopian plains like a…

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THE TINY, RED TRAIN wound its way into a fairytale land of green grass, colourful cottages and immaculate flower beds. Seven Australians, faces pressed against…

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…

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The secret about Tasmania’s beauty may be out, but those who trek beyond the tourist trail are sure to be rewarded with secluded patches of paradise. We hiked…