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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 World’s Great Walks: Five Of The Best

These five walks from around the world take you to some spectacular locations. Check them out and add them to your post-pandemic bucket-list!

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Mt Anne Circuit: Tassie’s epic four-day trek

This four-day trek in Tassie’s rugged southwest is the ultimate short escape into a truly wild world.

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Off the edge: A ski descent of Tassie’s Federation Peak

Two young Aussie adventurers attempt the impossible dream: A ski descent from the top of Tasmania’s mighty Federation Peak.

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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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The Northwest Territories: Dancers of the northern night

Canada’s Northwest Territories offers the world’s best Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) viewing experience. Along with nature’s spectacular light show, there’s plenty more to keep you enthralled in the Far North.

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The Yukon Territory: Adventure under the midnight sun

Canada’s Yukon Territory in summer means super-long days of sunlight, which equals the perfect excuse for never-ending adventures. Let’s go!

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The Yukon Territory: Adventurous days and magic nights under the Northern Lights

The Yukon in autumn and winter: The Northern Lights, outdoor adventures and spectacular landscapes – it’s all here!

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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 3D FATMAT 1500: Tested

Our first impression of the OZtrail 3D Fatmat 1500 was: “It’s huge!” Our second: “It’s so comfy!!! Is it the ultimate outdoor sleep solution?

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Macpac Deluxe Double Sleeping Mat: Tested

The Macpac Deluxe Double Sleeping Mat promises a comfy night in the outdoors without the need for a bulky mattress. We get horizontal to prove its point.

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Video: The North Face VECTIV Exploris hiking shoe tested

The North Face VECTIV Exploris contains new technology aimed at making you faster and more comfortable when hiking. We put our foot to the track and test it out.

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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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Outdoor library: Four new books to inspire adventure

From cycle trips and NSW paddling destinations, to WA’s Kimberley region and Tropical North Queensland, these books will inspire adventure.

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Adventure Fitness: Body composition and how it affects your outdoor activities

You don’t have to rock a set of six-pack abs to enjoy the outdoors but having a body composition that is optimised for your favourite activity will make sure you get the most out of every minute you’re out there.

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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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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

Instagram: @jase_hancox
Facebook: @JaseHancoxFilm
www.jasehancox.com

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