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Discover vertical multi-hued sandstone and shaded canyons just a stone's throw from the glitz of Las Vegas. I SHIVERED AS GUSTS of wind tumbled down the cliff f…

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Louise Southerden peers over the edge of one of central Australia’s natural wonders. There’s more to the Red Centre than Uluru and its famed Base Walk. An hour’…

CANYONING INVOLVES FOLLOWING a free-flowing river through gorges, waterfalls, caves, canyons and whatever else arises from nature. In order to do this you’ll be…

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Pioneer Dave Rhodes was the first to traverse the Claustral Canyon. CHEEKY TEENAGER DAVE RHODES gave himself a Christmas present when he led his first canyoning…

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Walk through a waterfall and descend into the basalt blackness of Tahiti's lava tubes. "We’ll meet you at the concrete pylon, near the PK40 marker.” It’s Arnau…

RACING A TOBOGGAN DOWN an icy Austrian mountain road seemed like a good way to score a cheap thrill in between downhill runs. That was until I smashed my face i…

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Despite living on the second driest continent on earth, it’s almost unavoidable that some of your outdoor adventures will be in the rain. When this happens, you…

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Many of the repairs detailed in this article can take place on the trail, at least in a temporary way. Having the right equipment for the job is essential and e…

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There’s something so relaxing about listening to rain on a tent, when you are warm, snug and dry inside. But a leaky tent seam can quickly turn this tranquil ex…

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Shock cord is the elastic bungee cord which sits inside hiking tent poles and allows the poles to ‘snap’ together. Occasionally, this can break or get stretched…

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Gore-Tex is renowned for being waterproof and breathable. Unfortunately, the outdoors can be harsh on gear and even the best quality materials can suffer at the…

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Plastic buckles, particularly those found on backpacks, can take a beating as they get banged, dragged and scratched through the outdoors. When they inevitably…

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The single biggest problem with an air mattress is that, sometimes, the air just won’t stay in! Holes are all too common, but a quick fix. Identify and mark the…

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A hole in an insulated jacket or sleeping bag is not an excuse to buy a new one, just patch it up and it should last you many more years. Lay the patch on the f…

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You've packed your gear, first-aid kit, your snacks and you're ready to go! Hold up though, because adding a DIY repair kit can save you a headache out in the f…