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Find out how many summer alpine activities you can pack into two days. I FELT MY HEART thumping as I tightened my grip around the handlebars of the mountain bi…

Weekend Escapes

SWIM WITH SEA LIONS, take in Queensland's rainforests with a canopy-level view, canoe in wine country or mountain bike through alpine bushland. There's heaps to…

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Drew Jolowicz & Buff Farnell scoping lines and conditions top of Hamburg. PICTURE CREDIT: Karl Gray Sick of standing on the side of the ski resort boundary…

FOR MANY FAMILIES, the annual fortnight away used to be sacrosanct, something looked forward to every year. Along with Christmas, Easter and birthdays, the fami…

I OFTEN WONDER if I took up cycling at the age of five just to avoid any notion of walking anywhere. Once I'd discovered the joys of covering terrain on two whe…

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ON THE HOME STRETCH From Broken Hill we rode the delightful Silver City Highway from barren desert to the lush Murray Riverina. Walter cried when he laid his ey…

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Australians are taking their bikes off road and onto the dirt in increasing numbers. In this first column dedicated to mountain biking, Ash Gray, talks about wh…

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The list of adventures to take on in this country is probably endless - but here's five we reckon you have to experience before kicking the proverbial bucket. 1…

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When a blizzard hits three snowshoers in Kosciuszko National Park, a historical tragedy seems destined to repeat itself... But an amusing tale ensues. Now and…

Destinations

YOU CAN'T TAKE ANYTHING for granted in the mountains, not even that a starry night will follow a clear and sunny day - like day one of our weekend hike in Kosci…

Destinations

Riding the Blue Derby trails in Tasmania proves to be an enlightening experience for several inexperienced mountain bikers. I know I’m asking a lot. After spend…

Destinations

THE AIR IS TURNING crisp and the mornings are a little hard to get out of bed. You know it's time to think about a warmer clime and take a break from the on-com…