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I STAND ALONE at the foot of the cliff, hefting an axe in each hand. Staring up at the imposing wall of ice I feel something primal stir within me. This is a ba…

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Want to be an ice climber? A school for thrill-seekers on NZ's South Island will teach you all the skills. The first strike in ice-climbing isn't always the dee…

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The icy nip of the Arctic is no obstacle to getting outside and enjoying the wonders of Oulanka National Park. On the shores of Juuma Lake, there’s the crackle…

THE BEST CLIMBING AND adventure films from across the globe will be on show when the Reel Rock Film Tour launches again in September. This year marks the sixth…

AIMED SQUARELY AT "the core mountaineering and climbing community", The North Face's AW16 Summit Series collection – relaunched and rebooted for the first time…

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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…

I HAVE ONE item of Arc’teryx outdoor apparel in my cupboard: a very well used Theta AR jacket I bought 10 years ago. The Canadian company is renowned for its hi…

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Planning a lazy paddle around a beautiful scene? Then check out our top 10 kayak day trips. Kayaking in Australia We're spoilt for choice when it comes to decid…

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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…

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IF THERE'S A GOD of the outdoors, you can bet your life he/she is behind the creation of New Zealand’s South Island. With its wild landscape encompassing everyt…

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When a climbing expedition on Mt Stuart in Washington state took a turn for the worse, Corey McCarthy was forced to dig deep to survive the mountain’s demands…

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…

Protecting valuable assets - whether fragile ecosystems, unique historical settlements, rare fauna and flora - is always a worthy undertaking. Now, think about…

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New Zealand's Rabbit Pass trek, a technical challenge devoid of creature comforts, should probably be known as mountain goat trek. HOP TO IT Waking to valley mi…

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Despite its relatively modest 3724m peak, Aoraki/Mount Cook isn't for the faint-hearted. It's one of the toughest climbs on Earth. SO YOU WANT TO summit Aoraki/…