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Pioneer adventurer John Dean was the first to paddle the Franklin River. FACING FREEZING WATER AND roaring rapids in rafts that were often less than capabale, a…

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Pioneer adventurer Glenn Tempest was the first to climb the Kachoong, Arapiles. SCALING THE HIGHEST HEIGHTS was a passionate pursuit of Glenn Tempest's but when…

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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…

Guides

THE IDEA OF A head torch is a simple one: to offer mobile lighting while leaving your hands free to perform tasks other than holding a torch. While head torches…

Guides

No time for a pilgrimage to Moab or Whistler? Check out these five epic MTB parks within a coo-ee of Melbourne and Sydney. When people think of a mountain biker…

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Ditch these products to keep the outdoors pristine, for your adventures and your grandchildren's. The average Australian throws away a whopping 560kg of waste…

SIR CHRIS BONINGTON  - one of the most successful expedition leaders in mountaineering history, and generally regarded as a British 'national treasure' - will m…

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FEW AUSTRALIAN OUTDOOR brands have done as well as Mountain Designs, particularly when it comes to ones that have a broad range of products and the credibility…

Wenonah's Prospector 16 is a boat with a story to tell. Are you sitting comfortably? Right, we shall begin. Back in the days when wild North America was first b…

BACK IN THE freewheeling days of the 1970s, when “extreme sports” were the realm of a few crazy lads, a bunch of climbers were scaling the big walls of Californ…

HAVE YOU HEARD of the lush mountain ranges framed by white sand beaches, turquoise seas and colourful coral reefs that sit just an hour north of Darwin? Perhaps…

THE NSW SAPPHIRE Coast is one of Australia’s best-kept secrets when it comes to a superb adventure destination. There are myriad adventure activities on offer:…

IN A LAND of collapsing mountains and rock that corkscrews through the landscape, two adventurers squelch through a swamp littered with prickly scoparia. Their…

BEYUL, OR HIDDEN valleys, are believed to be pockets of paradise in remote parts of the Himalayas. Legend has it that these are places of peace and refuge from…

THE SEARCH FOR First Descents often drives people to the most remote and disconcerting corners of the world. Names like Papua New Guinea, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar…