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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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MTB on Mission Beach. PICTURE CREDIT: Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Best Places to Bikepack in Each State

Outdoor brings you the best bikepacking destination from each state around Australia. A couple of these might be contentious...

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Quiraing, Isle of Skye, Scotland. PICTURE CREDIT: Harald Schmidt/Getty Images

What makes a National Park a National Park?

Not all countries are on the same page. Scotland, for example, allows certain environmentally destructive practices to take place within these treasured areas.

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Power to the Planet at Pinetrees

Lord Howe Island’s Pinetrees Lodge is restoring endangered forest, converting its electricity to solar and installing a half-million dollar waste water system, making it the perfect place for adventurers to tread lightly and minimise their footprint.

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Winter Adaptations: How our Bodies Change in Cold Weather

If we spend a lot of time in low temperatures, do our bodies change to help us cope? Or do we just ‘get used to it’?

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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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Finding Adventure in the Everyday

Drawing on a lifetime of travel, Hari Raj reflects on the nature of adventure, finding that it can be as big or as small, as crazy or as tame, as far-reaching or as insular, as you want it to be.

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The Chemistry of Thrill Seeking

Some high-sensation seekers crave ever more exotic, intense experiences — even when physical or social risks are involved. Outdoor investigates the science behind it.

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Sean Conway in action

To prepare or to wing it?

We talk to four seasoned explorers to discover just how much homework you should put in before setting off on a large outdoor escapade.

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Telluride. PICTURE CREDIT: Getty Images/Avik Chakraborty

Two wheels, one passion

Whatever type of riding you partake in, be it downhill sprints and cross-country marathons, we’re all united by our sense of adventure. So Ash Gray muses, reflecting on his time in Telluride, Colorado.

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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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