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I WAS SOAKED to the bone. The wind howled around me. The granite rock stretched forward into empty whiteness, and I gripped onto the wet, greyish rope that guid…

WHAT'S THAT? FAIRLY NEW to trekking, you say? Well, before you and all that fancy new gear of yours heads off to tackle the Great Himalayan highways with nary a…

LIKE ANYTHING, NATURAL BUSH skills and general savvy in the outdoors take time to develop. More so, it takes a natural want," says Monash University's outdoor…

I CAN ONLY SPEAK from the bloke's perspective (I'm guessing women have other things on their mind), but when my wife gave birth the first time, there was a flee…

Destinations

Forming the basis of many an adventurer,s daydream, the following hikes are high up on the 'must-do' list of anyone who lives to conquer the outdoors. To truly…

Destinations

TOUR DU MONT BLANC, FRANCE, ITALY, SWITZERLAND Distance: Approx.170km When to go: July to September Arguably at the forefront of multi-day walks in Europe, thi…

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Escape into the New Zealand wild on the four-day Milford Track exploring lush prehistoric scenery. STRETCHING 53.5KM, AND WENDING its way through the valleys an…

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Jinshanling is a great base for exploring China's Great Wall. "LIKE AN ORB!" our guide, David, translated, as he formed a perfect imaginary sphere with his hand…

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From pristine beaches to untouched rainforests, it's clear Tasmania is an incredibly special place - but to explore this rugged wilderness you need to be prepar…

“Like an orb!” our guide, David, translated, as he formed a perfect imaginary sphere with his hands. We moulded, at best, a warped football. If you ever wanted…

Prior preparation and planning prevents poor performance, as the (sanitised) quip goes, and it's about as solidly truthful a cliche as you'll find when it comes…

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THE SOUTH COAST Track has everything the Apple Isle is famous for – untamed bushland, rugged beaches and unpredictable weather. Winding through the 6052sq.km So…

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FOR 12 HOURS we’d walked into thinning air, climbing towards one of the highest and harshest points in Africa, the endless sprawl of the Ethiopian plains like a…

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SOME PEOPLE LOVE 'EM. Some people hate 'em. Regardless though, of which side you swing in the pole debate, there's no denying the simple researched fact that th…

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FOR 12 HOURS we'd walked into thinning air, climbing towards one of the highest and harshest points in Africa, the endless sprawl of the Ethiopian plains like a…