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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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On ya bike: new bicycles and accessories for 2022

Cycling continues to boom and next year is shaping up as an exciting one for two-wheeled adventurers of all ages. From new kids’ rigs to e-MTBs and awesome accessories, here’s our pick of the best in the bike world for 2022.

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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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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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Happy trails: Narooma mountain bike trail network to grow to more than 100km

The awesome mountain bike trails of Narooma, on the NSW South Coast, are set to triple in size, making for the perfect two-wheeled escape.

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Manitoba: Where the wild things are

Iconic wildlife, huge national parks and welcoming communities. Manitoba is Canada’s perfect province for those visitors who are keen to take a walk on the wild side.

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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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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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Our favourite outdoor gear of 2021

In 2021 we tested loads of adventure equipment, from tents, stoves and sleeping gear to backpacks and plenty more. Here are our favourites.

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Yakima OnRamp e-bike carrier: Tested

Need to lug those awesome (but heavy) e-bikes to the trails? We find out if the Yakima OnRamp is the answer.

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Yakima SkyRise HD rooftop tent: Tested

Yakima’s latest roof-borne bush accommodation option offers four-season shelter, a fast setup and a comfy night’s sleep in the outdoors.

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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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