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AS AN OUTDOOR photographer, I often get asked what system I use to lug around all my camera gear when I’m out on a long-distance hike. The issue is, of course…

IF YOU WANT a lightweight, compact (when packed) shelter that covers more than a couple of people, then you need a tarp. And before you scoff at “lightweight” a…

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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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Ensure a successful walking trip each and every time by adopting these tried and tested tips from the experts. You have arrived at the campsite after the first…

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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…

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THE RECENT DEATHS of two tourists who were kayaking on Lake Tekapo in New Zealand has again tragically highlighted how a bit of fun on the water on a seemingly…

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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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One sleeping bag, one tent, one pair of boots, one pack. In Outdoor’s estimation, regardless of how often you use a piece of equipment, it should last for yonks…

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With zero bike tech knowledge and just a big dream, Henry Brydon set off on an epic cycling adventure, learning a thing or two along the way. In 2010 I quit my…

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Huw Kingston muses on some of the things that go into organising an expedition, using his yearlong journey around the Mediterranean by kayak, foot, ocean rowboa…

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PACKING YOUR CAR or four-wheel drive for a camping trip is a lot different to just throwing the groceries in the back for a short trip home from the shops. On a…

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Enough with the deep analysis of every footfall. It’s time to hearken back to our roots, shed the science, and run for the sake of running. Endurance running –…

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1. The vessel Not all canoes are created equal and these days there’s more variety than ever. Here’s a breakdown on performance attributes of different craft: W…

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Monique and Simon Carter have been producing the definitive climbing guidebook to the Blue Mountains for more years than they care to mention. But, guidebook, i…

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THERE'S NO SINGLE perfect solution to bush accommodation – there are so many variables affecting your choice; destination, numbers camping (family or single/dou…