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Hiking the Haute Route, Switzerland

The Haute Route, a high alpine hiking trail from Chamonix in France to Zermatt in Switzerland, crosses eleven high passes over 2,000m and is usually tackled over 14 days.

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A World Expeditions trek in Nepal, where it all started in 1975. Image by Mark Tipple

Powerful Stride, Small Footprint

In 2020, World Expeditions will celebrate 45 years of providing sustainable adventure experiences around the world. In our age of increasing urbanisation, environmental destruction and loss of adventurous opportunity, the company remains true to their founding philosophy of blending genuine life-changing adventure in stunning destinations with proactive preservation of the people, animals and environments that make those destinations so special in the first place.

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The Future of Travel

As barriers and borders between cultures dissolve, as globalisation and technological innovation continue to disrupt the future, more of us feel duty-bound to understand the effect our adventures have upon the natural and cultural environments we visit. Outdoor chatted with one of the pioneers of the ‘leave no trace’ ethos, World Expeditions, about their leadership role in this most progressive of initiatives.

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Finding freedom atop Mount Snowdon

With stunning valleys carving through lush green countryside and flowing water cascading over prehistoric outcrops, Northern Wales feels wilder than you might expect. The perfect place for a bit of conquering with your dad!

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Through the Snow to Frenchmans Cap

The staggering beauty of Frenchmans Cap lures the senior curator of Hobart’s art museum into World Heritage Wilderness. But is it possible to appreciate nature in the cold and wild conditions of Tasmania’s alpine winter?

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Mesmerising mountain views

Trekking to the Edge of Mustang, Nepal

Snowy peaks, moon-like terrain, and traditional cuisine meet monsoonal landslides, altitude sickness and burial grounds in this striking concoction of memories from Nepal.

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Queenstown. PICTURE CREDIT: Sam Richards

Searching the South Island, NZ

Sit back, relax and take a virtual tour through New Zealand’s mind-boggling South Island.

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Approaching a summit, no rare deed in Switzerland. PICTURE CREDIT: swissmediavision/Getty Images

On Top of the World: Three Unmissable Hikes in Switzerland

Check out these three mind-blowing Swiss hikes, best completed during Europe's summer months.

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Barne Glacier. PICTURE CREDIT: Trip photographer Herbert Ponting

Not Quite the World’s Worst Journey

Struggling with winter conditions? It could be worse. You could be lugging a sled over crevasses in pitch darkness, in negative 50 degrees.

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Exploring a snowy forest. Picture Credit: Andrew Bain.

Tasmania: Life on a Grand Scale

Tasmania doesn’t do things in half-measures. On this island with big aspirations, experiences and landscapes are amplified tenfold.

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Trek Tasmania

For those yearning to escape the rat race and delve headlong into nature, this summer there’s a new route to consider. A brand new course through the pristine takayna/Tarkine in Tasmania’s north west.

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A World Expeditions trek in Nepal, where it all started in 1975. Image by Mark Tipple

Powerful Stride, Small Footprint

In 2020, World Expeditions will celebrate 45 years of providing sustainable adventure experiences around the world. In our age of increasing urbanisation, environmental destruction and loss of adventurous opportunity, the company remains true to their founding philosophy of blending genuine life-changing adventure in stunning destinations with proactive preservation of the people, animals and environments that make those destinations so special in the first place.

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