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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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The Dragon Trail: Tassie’s epic new mountain bike event

Australia has a new multi-day mountain bike race that has the potential to become an international destination event. Aus Geo ADVENTURE’s Bruce Newton heads to Tassie for the Dragon Trail.

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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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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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Macpac Solstice 6P Family Camping Tent: Tested

The Macpac Solstice 6P is super-tough, fast to set up and lightweight. Is it the ultimate family tent? We find out.

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The North Face VECTIV: The latest in trail technology

An innovative footwear system brings premium technology from The North Face to the trail – for runners and hikers alike – to reduce impact and maximise energy.

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Companion Lithium 75L Dual Zone Rechargeable Fridge/Freezer: Tested

This innovative fridge/freezer from Companion promises cold beer and fresh food for days on your next camping adventure. We head bush to see if it keeps that promise.

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking

Hiking is an adventure activity that is easy to get into and it opens up wild parts of the world to explore. We show you how to walk this way.

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The Ultimate Guide to Sea Kayaking

A sea kayak is the watercraft of choice if you wish to explore Australia’s immense coastline, whether for a few hours, a weekend, or longer.

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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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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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