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The sport of adventure racing is difficult to define. No two races are the same. Some take five days, or more, to complete. Some less than a day. Some are tackl…

Guides

HAVE YOU HEARD THE ONE about grown men screaming in white pain after thrashing their way through a forest full of the world's most poisonous foliage, their 'bur…

Adventure

The Track is a ferocious 500km-plus foot race from the outskirts of Alice Springs to Uluru claiming to be the toughest trail run in the world. THE DESERT OAK IS…

Adventure

Seagate captain Nathan Fa'avae reveals how it feels to lose grip of a world title. AFTER LEADING THE XPD in Tasmania - one of the most brutal adventure races th…

Adventure

Team AG Outdoor relive the pain and excitement of the 2011 XPD World Champs in Tassie. AS I COLLAPSE INTO an old, sagging lounge chair at Port Villa's Internati…

Adventure

A race that tests skill and stamina in the unpredictable island seas of the Whitsundays. THERE ARE FEW THINGS more satisfying than flying into tropical sunny Qu…

Adventure

Photographer Bill Hatcher on packrafting genius Roman Dial. IN 1983 ADVENTURER Roman Dial first climbed into a 2kg, one-man inflatable boat as a means for cross…

Destinations

Adventure is where you find it, and on Lord Howe Island, it's a mantra that continues year-round. To describe Lord Howe’s inaugural adventure festival with a c…

Destinations

Outdoor recently caught up with Luke Hanson from Lord Howe Island's Pinetrees Lodge to find out more about a festival that's set to include yoga, guided adventu…

Adventure

You don't need to be a hardcore alpinist to find adventure in Switzerland's Jungfrau region. HEINRICH HARRER'S HORROR STORIES thump around in my head as I'm dra…

AS WE STRUGGLED TO make progress against gusting 48-knot winds, the 3m tiger shark keeping us company across the seagrass beds was an unwanted distraction. Its…

FROM THE STANDING POSITION I feel as if I am towering over the other surfers in the line-up. I spot the dark line of swell early and stroke hard - I feel the mu…

A QUICK PEEK THROUGH the curtains confirms that the drumming noise isn't possums tap-dancing on the roof. It's pissing down. Summer be damned, this is Victoria…

Destinations

Thanks to its unique geography and climate, Lord Howe Island stands out from a sea of passable destinations as a genuine adventure hotspot. Keen adventurers, w…

Destinations

BARELY A RIPPLE SNAGS the shoreline as we push lazily off across Safety Bay, adjusting skirts and rudders and dipping paddles into the clear water that washes o…