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A SMALL BUT MAGNIFICENT refuge in the midst of the Southern Ocean, Macquarie Island is a protected wilderness that undergoes dramatic seasonal change, provides…

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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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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Seeking a new setting? Outdoor unveils the best places in Victoria for your next adventure, whether you're looking for an amble or an ascent, a paddle or a peda…

EXPLORATION IS FINDING the thing we love and relentlessly pursuing it. It's pushing the boundaries of our physical and creative self-expression. The North Face…

YOU AND A FRIEND could join Osprey representatives and Australian Geographic Outdoor on an exclusive Osprey six-day guided walk on the Walls Of Jerusalem Circui…

“Like an orb!” our guide, David, translated, as he formed a perfect imaginary sphere with his hands. We moulded, at best, a warped football. If you ever wanted…

I WAS SADDENED to hear that an Australian woman died on Everest in the last few days and that a second member of the same team also died, separately but in the…

IN ITS FOURTH year, the Red Bull Illume competition showcases some of the best action and adventure sports photography from around the world. This year, 34,624…

I BLAME THE three Italians. Felice Benuzzi’s brilliant book, No Picnic on Mount Kenya, is based on his World War II escape, with two fellow Italian prisoners of…

THIRTY-TWO YEARS ago Greg Mortimer and Tim Macartney-Snape reached the summit of Mt Everest in the dying light of a post-monsoon day – below them an endless vis…

MYRTLE BEECH TREES swathed in lichen, towering above myriad ferns and mosses on the cool, damp rainforest floor; the piercing shriek of black cockatoos in the c…

WHAT'S THAT? FAIRLY NEW to trekking, you say? Well, before you and all that fancy new gear of yours heads off to tackle the Great Himalayan highways with nary a…

WE WOKE TO the sound of pounding surf. Ketchum Bay was closing out with eight-foot monsters, but we really didn’t want to stick around. We were already eight da…

STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) is said to have originated in Hawaii in around 2004, although there is some fantastic footage on Youtube of surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku…