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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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Alone Australia’s Duane Byrnes talks adventure and environment

With the second season of Alone Australia on our screens now, there’s no better time to check in with one of the inaugural season’s most popular participants, Duane Byrnes.

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Big water, fun times: 21 days on the mighty Colorado River

Fancy a ride on one of the world’s greatest river trips through the Grand Canyon? It’ll be more than the view that leaves you breathless.

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Happy feet: Put your best foot forward with some of our favourite walks

Aussie walkers are spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring the outdoors. From day walks to multi-day epics, here are some of our favourites.

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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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A private audience with the land of ice: Kayaking in Antarctica

Using a sea kayak to explore remote parts of Antarctica’s coastline and view its unique wildlife adds an intimate feel to a visit to the White Continent.

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ACTing loopy: Cycling the Canberra Centenary Trail

There’s more to Canberra than politics, as Dan Slater discovers on a four-day cycling loop of the nation’s capital.

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Welcome to Wonderland: Exploring Lake Macquarie, NSW 

This outdoor playground nestled between mountains and sea offers a perfect mix of culture, cuisine, community, and an abundance of adventure.

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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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Exclusive: The North Face Summit Papsura Futurelight aims high

We get a sneak peek at The North Face Summit Papsura Futurelight Jacket, the all-new outer shell designed for fast, light and extreme adventures.

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OZtrail releases new Single Zone Lithium Fridge/Freezer range

OZtrail has released two new rechargeable lithium-powered portable fridge/freezers. We get a sneak peek at these campsite must-haves.

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Osprey launches new Escapist bikepacking gear

Osprey has released a range of bikepacking and cycle-touring bags to cater for the growing number of two-wheeled travellers.

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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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Short and sweet: Micro adventures for kids

They may be little, but kids dream big when it comes to adventures in the outdoors. Here are some of our favourites.

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Paddle Pulse: The science of kayak design

They look like they glide through the water so easily, but there is a lot of thought that goes into designing a capable kayak.

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Into the deep: The ultimate guide to freediving

Promising complete physical and mental immersion in the aquatic world, is freediving the ultimate marine adventure? We dive in to find out.

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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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