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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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The starting point, Cradle Mountain. PICTURE CREDIT: Hans Harms/Getty Images

65 Glorious Kilometres: The Overland Track

This Tassie epic is renowned for its spectacular scenery and the personal challenge it presents.

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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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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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Family Hiking in the Himalayas

Having a family doesn’t spell the end of adventure travel. With the right approach, a three-week trek can become ‘a walk in the (Himalayan) park’, as this family of six found out.

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In the Mouth of the Dragon: Kahurangi National Park, NZ

If you ever find yourself tackling the rugged terrain around Dragons Teeth, New Zealand, make sure you pack a machete.

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Hinchinbrook Island's Thorsborne Trail

Walking Hinchinbrook Island's 32km Thorsborne trail is a slingshot ride directly into the heart of a land that time forgot.

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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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