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EVEREST SUMMITEER AND AUSTRALIAN Geographic Society award winner Allie Pepper will be raising funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation when she attempts to…

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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…

Guides

There’s no need for a lab coat. Everyday folks are playing an increasingly vital role in developing our understanding of the world through citizen science. Ask…

Adventure

While some folk fantasise about footy stardom or indulge in big screen dreams, others yearn for wild escapades - mountain missions, aquatic adventures and hare…

Adventure

Pioneer adventurer John Dean was the first to paddle the Franklin River. FACING FREEZING WATER AND roaring rapids in rafts that were often less than capabale, a…

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Working in the outdoor industry means getting exposed to all the latest technical clothing and gear and each year it just keeps getting better and better. The P…

Adventure

Mount Buller has grown to become Australia’s premier mountain-biking destination… and it’s officially epic! A summer Saturday morning on Mt Buller, and mountain…

Paddling from Europe to Australia long enough for you? We talk to Sandy Robson about exploration, her 23,000 kilometre trip and its inspiration: Oskar Speck. Ad…

Adventure

In the quest for adventure, there are some people who are prepared to put their bodies in danger to explore both inner and outer frontiers. Outdoor takes a look…

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…

Guides

While diving on Lord Howe is incredible it’s far from the only thing the island has going for adventurers. So pack your hiking boots and your daypack and get re…

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Ditch these products to keep the outdoors pristine, for your adventures and your grandchildren's. The average Australian throws away a whopping 560kg of waste…

Guides

Simon Madden's guide to the best beginner and intermediate climbing crags in Australia. SIMON MADDEN Simon Madden is the publisher of Vertical Life, Australia’…

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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…

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Prior to huge treks by foot, there's a few things you can do to clear the path of stumbling blocks. Te Araroa veteran Laura Waters discusses her methods, from s…