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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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Turns out Everest is higher than we thought

A new height has been announced for Mount Everest by China and Nepal.

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New Land Rover Defender: Eight reasons it’s the ultimate adventurer

The original Land Rover Defender was an adventure and exploration icon. Does the all-new Defender live up to that legend? We find out.

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Western Faces: The film that reveals Australia’s epic backcountry skiing

Australian mountaineer Tim Macartney-Snape, free-skier Anna Segal and Freeride World Tour rookie Michaela Davis-Meehan, are set to explore some of the steepest faces in their backyard inthe film, Western Faces. With New Zealand free-skiers Fraser McDougall and Hank Bilous along for the ride, they’re slogging deep into the Snowy Mountains backcountry to find free-ride terrain that will have their Kiwi counterparts doing a double-take.

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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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Tropical North Queensland road trips: Three of the best

Tropical North Queensland is a brilliant road trip destination for the adventurous traveller. Check out three of our favourites!

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Western Australian adventures: Three of the best

Australia’s largest state is the ultimate outdoor playground. Whether camping in its many national parks, swimming with oceanic giants, or traversing one of Australia’s most famous outback tracks, WA will keep even the most discerning adventurer busy.

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Queensland adventures: Four of the best

Hike a tropical island, dive a natural wonder, ride an epic MTB trail network or paddle a unique marine trail. Queensland is the ultimate Choose Your Own Adventure destination.

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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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Oztrail Genesis Apex 12 Person Tent: Video Gear Test

The Oztrail Genesis Apex 12 Person tent is huge, with loads of living space for that big camping trip. We find out if size really does matter.

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Oztrail 80L Dual Zone Fridge/Freezer: Video Gear Test

The Oztrail 80L Dual Zone Fridge/Freezer promises fresh food and cold drinks for days when camping. We see if it lives up to that promise.

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The North Face Ultra Fastpack IV Mid Futurelight: Video gear test

The North Face Ultra Fastpack IV Mid Futurelight shoes prove you don’t need to go heavy for a reliable hiking boot. Check our video review to see how tough they are.

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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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Lightweight Camping: The Ultimate Guide

For hikers, paddlers and bikepackers, camping gear needs to be light, tough and effective. Sound impossible? Well, no, and here’s how it’s done.

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The Ultimate Camping Guide

The summer holidays are here and, with limits on international travel, it is the perfect excuse to explore this huge continent of ours on an epic family camping trip. Yep, that perennial Aussie favourite is back on the agenda, and we show you how to make sure it stays that way!

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Camp sleep systems: Top tips for a perfect night in the outdoors

Nothing beats a good night’s sleep in the wilderness. After a fun day outdoors, a warm sleeping bag and comfortable air-mat will ensure you’re fully rested overnight and ready to roll again for the next day’s adventure. Here’s how to create the ultimate outdoor bedroom…

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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
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