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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…

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Discovering Tasmania’s Southwest Wilderness. Tasmania’s Southwest exudes an almost mythical quality – it’s a place that inspires adventurers and explorers, envi…

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On the footstep of the Great Barrier Reef, the Crater Lakes National Park provides a unique weekend escape for those visiting the Cairns region. The main attrac…

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SWIM WITH SEA LIONS, take in Queensland's rainforests with a canopy-level view, canoe in wine country or mountain bike through alpine bushland. There's heaps to…

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IN SOUTHWEST CHINA, THE mighty Yangtze River surges through the white-capped Haba and Jade Dragon Snow Mountains, creating a spectacular river canyon that rates…

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Exploring Australia on foot From mountain traverses to sand islands and outback tracks, these are the best long Aussie bushwalks. Scattered across our continent…

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Outdoor's MTB correspondent has whizzed up a monstrous seasonal roostertail of a single track update. Basically, stock up on OMO and avoid white riding gear unt…

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For a small island at the bottom of the world, Tasmania punches well above its weight when it comes to the sheer volume of outdoor adventures on offer. From tac…

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American rock climbing legends, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have been making international headlines for speed climbing 'The Nose' of El Capitan in Yosemite…

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Around 40 million years ago the entire Australian continent was covered in rainforest. As our climate became drier, the rainforest receded and is now only found…

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Drew Jolowicz & Buff Farnell scoping lines and conditions top of Hamburg. PICTURE CREDIT: Karl Gray Sick of standing on the side of the ski resort boundary…

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Outdoor straps on the clamp-ons and wields the ice axe to go Munro-bagging in the Scottish Highlands. “It looks like something out of Psycho,” I say, staring at…

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Australia and New Zealand are chock-full of brilliant day walks for hikers of all skill levels and ages. 1. Ormiston Pound, West MacDonnell Ranges NP, NT Time:…

IF THERE IS EVER a product that offers the perfect excuse to buy more than one of, it is a hiking tent. If you live in Australasia you can be subjected to a wid…

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David Cauldwell travels to Tasmania's Western Arthur Mountains to celebrate a birthday milestone, to age in a timeless place.  Protruding boldly in the Southwes…