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Adventure

One of Australia's greatest contemporary explorers, Kate Leeming, discusses what motivates her ongoing quest to break new ground. Setting off from the city of…

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…

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…

SUCH IS THE challenge of circumnavigating Australia in a kayak that you can count on one hand the number of people who have done it. With obstacles such as seri…

Adventure

As one of the adventure world's boldest and most creative photographers, Krystle Wright knows a thing or two about how taking a risk can pay off. Krystle Wright…

Adventure

With the world's toughest endurance race just months away, 21 year-old runner Lucy Bartholomew is looking down the barrel at her biggest challenge yet. The holy…

Paddling from Europe to Australia long enough for you? We talk to Sandy Robson about exploration, her 23,000 kilometre trip and its inspiration: Oskar Speck. Ad…

Adventure

In the quest for adventure, there are some people who are prepared to put their bodies in danger to explore both inner and outer frontiers. Outdoor takes a look…

LET ME INTRODUCE you to one of my favourite human beings. I know that is a big statement but, on a chilly day on the South Coast of NSW, I met a soul so bright…

Over-planning can suck the life right out of a wild adventure, but going in unprepared can quite literally be lethal. Pat Kinsella talks to four seasoned explor…

Guides

The complete guide to all the gear and every idea you need before you jump in the water with your kayak. Starting a new hobby can be intimidating. I should kno…

Guides

YOU KNOW AN adventure sport is booming when it makes the New York Times. This year, the newspaper featured first the king – Spaniard Kilian Jornet – and then th…

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…

I’M DEADSET FOND of activity trackers – they’re great for motivating you to move (especially if you’re competing against friends and family), for keeping a log…

Reviews

THIS BACKPACK ENTERED my life at just the right time. I was booking and planning multiple overseas and domestic trips and hadn’t figured out how to solve the qu…