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REGAINING CONSCIOUSNESS TO discover you're buried alive in a hole in the ground is not everyone's idea of a good time. Once the sleepy fug has cleared sufficien…

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Outdoor straps on the clamp-ons and wields the ice axe to go Munro-bagging in the Scottish Highlands. “It looks like something out of Psycho,” I say, staring at…

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Outdoor steels itself for a nine day wilderness bog-bash along the Cape Wrath Trail to summit one of Scotland's sweetest and most remote peaks. Some things are…

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1. Haida Gwaii, BC, Canada Start: Sandspit (guided)Finish: SandspitRecommended time: Eight days for an exploration of the southern region; 14 days-plus for the…

Guides

Fancy yourself as a modern day adventurer, when you’re really a complete noob? Your first extended trip into the great outdoors can be daunting, but our first-t…

AS WE CLANGED a couple of peat-black post-expedition pints together at the end of our 120km canoeing and camping caper along Ireland’s River Barrow, Dad accused…

Over-planning can suck the life right out of a wild adventure, but going in unprepared can quite literally be lethal. Pat Kinsella talks to four seasoned explor…

RUGGED UP IN AN olive-green knitted jersey and cradling a cup of steaming tea in his hands, Paul Harper gazed out to the ocean from the verandah of his temporar…

LITTLE MAGNETIC NEEDLES have been pointing the way for explorers and adventurers for centuries. Despite the constant advance of technology, and many premature p…

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Up against the clock, Pat Kinsella and his crew attempt to paddle the longest lakes in Scotland, England and Wales - and finish before last drinks at the pub…

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Outdoor's MTB correspondent has whizzed up a monstrous seasonal roostertail of a single track update. Basically, stock up on OMO and avoid white riding gear unt…

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American rock climbing legends, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have been making international headlines for speed climbing 'The Nose' of El Capitan in Yosemite…

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Is there nothing that New Zealand can’t make into a theme park? Look I get the draw of Hobbiton for people fascinated by Middle Earth and all that but a park ba…

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Pat Kinsella hits the grit in the saddle of  gravel bike to see what all the dust is about. Having long-ago swapped 26in MTB wheels for more forgiving 29ers, a…

Destinations

ARRIVING AT FIRST LIGHT, New Caledonia is a bit of shock to the senses, as I work my way through the renovation rubble of the airport terminal, with caveman-lik…