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John Lennon once said, ''trail running is bigger than Jesus," or something like that - and if the increasing number of people flocking, week-in, week-out, to tr…

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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…

HOW MANY PEOPLE know about the NSW Canoe & Kayak Trail network? Australia's most populous state has a well set-up paddling trail network encompassing some o…

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Hinchinbrook Island, 53km long and 10km wide, is the largest island National Park in Australia. It’s a pristine, wild and mind-bendingly ancient remnant of Aust…

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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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Northern Sydney has some fantastic adventure options for walking, kayaking and mountain biking. The Manly Warringah War Memorial Park (Manly Dam) is indeed a un…

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Exploring routes made through the Southern Highlands of New South Wales is like stepping back in time. IN THE YEAR 1818, explorer Charles Throsby was commission…

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OF ALL THE foes a hiker may face on a serious trek, fatigue is the worst. Rain and insects can be guarded against, even annoying companions are well within the…

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Laura Waters tackles the Buller Huts Trail in the Victorian Alps, discovering wild mountains, historic huts and summer wildflowers.  But it's no walk in the par…

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Richard Bowles delves deep and questions his motivation for running thousands of kilometres. Sometimes, he discovers, it’s just about impossible to understand w…

Destinations

Outdoor editor, Aaron Flanagan, recently took in a three-day, two-night, 40 kilometre walk into Grampians heartland. He traversed the so-called 'central section…

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Enough with the deep analysis of every footfall. It’s time to hearken back to our roots, shed the science, and run for the sake of running. Endurance running –…

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A staircase at the top of Pigeon House Mountain, NSW leads walkers to magnificent views. THERE IS NO QUESTION about it - Pigeon House Mountain, west of Milton o…

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Newbie trekkers tackle the Larapinta Trail over 12 days, learning plenty along the way. David only had one job. As the baby of the group, we’d limited his respo…

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ALASTAIR OAKMAN HANDS me a 40L rucksack. Inside it is a lunch pack, a two-litre water bladder and a camp mug. With my own sunscreen and camera gear added, it’s…