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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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Exploring the Gardens of Stone, NSW

The Gardens of Stone, not far west of Sydney, is an area dominated by rugged escarpments, deep valleys and unique rock formations that is well worth a weekend’s exploration.

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In the shadow of Mount Doom: Hiking New Zealand’s Tongariro Northern Circuit

The Tongariro Northern Circuit, in NZ’s North Island, will take you on a four-day journey through a mesmerising volcanic landscape.

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Angie Scarth-Johnson goes where no Aussie female climber has ever gone before

Climbing dynamo, Angie Scarth-Johnson, has set a new Aussie female climbing record on an epic Grade 35 route in Spain.

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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 Canadian: One of the world’s great rail journeys

For train buffs and adventurous travellers this iconic rail journey is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in Canada’s iconic landscapes.

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The Northwest Territories: A lifetime of epic adventure in Canada’s Far North

The Northwest Territories is famous for the lights of the Aurora Borealis, but it is also packed full of other amazing outdoor adventures. Check them out!

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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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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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Companion Lithium 75L Dual Zone Rechargeable Fridge / Freezer: Long Term Update

We’re still big fans of this hunk of a fridge/freezer after a solid 12 months of testing. Read our long-term update here.

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The North Face Cobra 65 backpack: Tested

One of our favourite technical backcountry-ski and mountaineering backpacks has gone on a diet; now The North Face Cobra 65 is even better.

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Yakima HoldUp EVO: Tested

Yakima’s HoldUp EVO bike carrier promises a quick loading time and secure transport for your bikes. We put it to the test.

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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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