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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’…

Guides

Fitness, a ‘good engine’, endurance or staying power – it doesn’t matter what you call it – a solid cardio regime should be a staple life consideration for a wh…

Hundreds of thousands of tourists traipsing up and down Uluru have left their mark on the rock – literally and environmentally. Half a billion years after formi…

Adventure

Simon Madden vents his spleen on everything from loud music, human waste and unethical climbing practices that threaten the natural serenity of the Grampians. T…

1. Trekking: The Thorsborne Trail VIDEO: Footage by Drew Hopper | Editing by Alex Palmer Hinchinbrook Island sits 8km off Queensland’s Cardwell coast (the sm…

IT IS OCTOBER 1983: the year 76 people die in the Ash Wednesday fires, BMX Bandits launches Nicole Kidman’s fledgling career and Bob Hawke becomes prime ministe…

Destinations

The sport climbing mecca of Smith Rock in USA's Oregon is world-renowned, and one father and son team are doing all they can to keep the new routes coming. A th…

Destinations

1. Ben Lomond National ParkDistance from Launceston: 60 min / 60 km / SEActivity: Skiing, rockclimbing, mountain biking, hikingThe Drawcard: This park not only…

Adventure

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…

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

You don’t question why you do something until the question slaps you in the face. Monique Forestier ponders her past in an effort to understand why she's dedica…

Adventure

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…

Adventure

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…

Adventure

Dan Slater embarks on a majestically scenic Swiss Alps adventure, but one replete with muscle-screaming, rock grasping challenges. KLETTERSTEIG It seems silly…

Adventure

One couple took on a Drakensberg traverse in South Africa, a formidable task during the wet season. "OH I WOULDN'T GO in January if I were you" - the words echo…