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Adventure

From long-distance treks and paddling epics, through to wild mountain biking, spectacular road trips and mighty feats of climbing and exploration, if you’re after a story to inspire you, this is the place!

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Peru’s secret trek

Peru’s Machu Picchu is on your bucket list but you’re not keen on the crowds walking the Inca Trail to get there. The solution? Tackle the more remote – and exciting – Inca Rivers Trek. There are no crowds, you will traverse spectacular mountain terrain, and you’ll get the chance to explore one of Peru’s ancient secrets: Choquequirao.

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Discover the secrets of the Snowy River

Take a slow ride down this ancient river in a kayak.

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Ice amongst the rainforest

Three female alpine-addicts pull together a motley crew of adventurers to tackle a bespoke version of New Zealand’s historic Symphony on Skis ski-mountaineering route traversing the South Island.

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Destinations

Whether it is an undiscovered part of our planet, or a national favourite location, for any and all information on the hottest adventure destinations, look no further.

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Discover the secrets of the Snowy River

Take a slow ride down this ancient river in a kayak.

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The new mountain bike track in Kosciuszko National Park

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has extended the popular Thredbo Valley Track with a further 18.4 kilometres of new track on offer for visiting riders. This now extends Thredbo Valley Track to a total distance of 35.1km, with the original upper part of the track offering a mix of easy sections, and the new extension ramping up the challenge for more experienced riders.

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Best summer escapes: NSW

The summer break is nearly here, giving the Aus Geo ADVENTURE team the perfect excuse to reveal some of our favourite NSW escapes.

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Gear Reviews

Our extensive gear tests offer all the information you will need before you lay down your hard-earned on that shiny new piece of adventure equipment.

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Tested: Ledlenser MH11

This powerful source of outdoor illumination is is packed with the latest tech in a lightweight package.

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Tested: Kathmandu Tiber ngx hiking boots

This full-leather hiking boot from Kathmandu combines robust manufacturing with comfort for foot-borne exploration in all conditions.

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Tested: The North Face Tekno Ridge Pullover Hoodie

The North Face Tekno Ridge Pullover Hoodie offers all-season warmth and protection for outdoor adventures.

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How To

Expert advice on all things adventure, whether you’re looking to improve your skill base, or are up for tackling an all-new outdoor activity, we have all the hot tips.

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How To: Gravel cycling

I was about six hours into a very long gravel ride, on board a borrowed bike, with an old friend, when it really clicked for me. In twenty years of cycling, I’d never had an experience that blended challenge, banter, adventure and relaxation as perfectly as this ride.

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How To: Get fit for adventure

Adventure fitness expert Joe Bonington explains the importance –and the hows and whys – of the correct training needed to ensure you’re fit for your next challenge.

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How To: Canoeing

So you want to try one of the oldest water-borne activities but don’t know one end of a canoe from the other? We talk to canoe expert Travis Frenay to find out where to start.

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In The Shadow Of Thor

In a land that never melts, high in the Canadian Arctic lies an Arctic Cordillera where peaks of the Norse Gods; Mt Thor, Mt Odin and Mt Asgard tower over a frozen Nanuvut tundra. It is here where Australian photographer Mark Watson claims he feels most alive.

For many years Watson’s world was that of adrenalin & action sport but a decade of photographing everything from motorsport to big wave surfing awoke a spirit for a new challenge… something rawer.

This short behind the scenes film by award winning producer, director and DOP Jase Hancox touches on the drive behind Watson’s imagery and his search for something purer and more challenging than that of fast paced action.

It’s a journey of a simple walk in a park. It just so happens it is one of mother nature’s most majestic national parks and the temperature outside Watson's tent is well below -20 degrees Celsius.

A Jase Hancox Film

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Facebook: @JaseHancoxFilm
www.jasehancox.com

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