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Outdoor Magazine

Outdoor Magazine November - December 2017

Widely regarded as Australia’s premier adventure magazine, Outdoor features human-powered experiences such as hiking, mountain biking and paddling; road trips and iconic destinations; as well as an array of technical features and how-to guides. It’s a respected brand with a rich heritage that captures the spirit of adventure through inspiring content, top-notch images and great practical tips.

Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Adventures Group Holdings Pty Ltd
Frequency:
Quarterly
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in this issue

1 min.
chill out with outdoor...

Tis’ the season of stinky socks, sweat patches and sunburnt noses. Yep, summer is finally here and there’s already perspiration building under my beard just from typing this here editor’s note! Since we last spoke, there’s been a lot happening in the world. With most of us leading such busy lifestyles, discovering a sense of adventure, having dreams to achieve and places to explore have never been more essential to our survival. Whether you’re working towards your next trip or you’re one of the lucky ones currently out there discovering something new, I know this edition of Outdoor will ignite a spark in you – just let your inner spirit animal free! It may be the season of the sweat patch, but that’s all the more reason to dive into the…

3 min.
newest expedition team members

Q1. Where’s your base camp? Q2. What’s your outdoor speciality? Q3. You’re about to be stranded in the Amazon rainforest. You can take one item with you, what is it? (no EPIRBS or satellite phones!) Q4. What’s the most epic trip you’ve been on? CLEO CODRINGTON Everyday is an adventure for Cleo, and there's no doubt she's living the dream of most us, travelling the country (and the world!), and sharing her adventures from the road in her van. A1. Currently all throughout the east coast, living and travelling with my partner Mitch in our van. A2. There's nothing more enticing than hiking to a camp spot and having an incredible landscape all to yourself. A3. If mosquitoes didn't love my blood so much, I'd pick something more interesting, but I don't want to die of malaria –…

1 min.
new frontier ahead for trans-tasman cyclists

World Expeditions will now take cyclists on the Tasman Great Taste Trail. It comes after the company nabbed a stake in Trail Journeys Nelson by becoming the majority shareholder in the iconic self-guided cycle tour operator. Described as one of New Zealand’s great rides, the Tasman Great Taste Trail takes in 174km of scenic South Island and coastal views, broken into sections to suit experienced and leisure riders alike. Trail Journeys manages a hire fleet of more than 400 quality bikes, and offers passengers’ luggage transfer, accommodation and transfer service, and storage services the Otago Central Rail Trail, the Roxburgh Gorge Trail and on the Clutha Gold Trail. And, with bases in Clyde and Middlemarch, at either end of the Otago Central Rail Trail, Trail Journeys is well placed to meet the growing…

1 min.
trek tassie's wilds with caro ryan

Looking for qualified company to hone your navigation skills and share your obsession? Why not join Aussie trekker and ‘leave no trace’ advocate Caro Ryan, lotsafreshair.com, as she tackles the Tasmania’s South Coast Track in February 2018. The South Coast Track, set within the South West National Park, crosses 600,000 hectares of wild, inspiring country on an 84km route over 11 days. As a valued member of tight-knit group of hikers, you’ll leverage the well-loved blogger’s knowledge in navigation, safety and bushcraft, acquired through years of negotiating some of Australia’s most remote, pristine and secluded trails. “After hearing my bushwalking friends talk about Tassie’s South Coast Track for so long, I’m very excited to be heading down there in February next year,” Caro said. A seasoned media professional, Caro’s warm demeanour and professionalism has…

1 min.
my wild home

Earlier this year the crew from We Are Explorers ventured deep into the Aussie backcountry with pro skier, Coen Bennie-Faull, to discover what fuels his fire. The epic short film documents six days of battling bone rattling winds and teeth shattering cold, all while camping precariously on the Western Faces of the Snowy Mountains. They wait patiently for the weather gods before going in search of new lines, miles off the beaten track. The film also ponders questions about what ignites our passions, resulting in a powerful story about love, loss and inspiration. More information: weareexplorers.co Check out the video at www.outdooraustralia.com…

3 min.
new gear

LIFEPROOF FRE iPhone 7/8 Keeping your phone in one-piece in the outdoors can often seem like an uphill battle. Cracked screens and water damage are the usual suspects, but dust, sand and even snow can take down your pocket pal easily too. Luckily, LifeProof have just released the FRE case for iPhone 7/8. These rock solid cases don’t just look awesome, according to LifeProof they’re waterproof, drop proof, dust proof and even snow proof! $99.95 www.lifeproof.com.au PELICAN 50QT Elite Cooler Pelican products have been protecting defense, emergency, scientific and photography equipment in some of the harshest conditions since 1976. But now they can protect something even more important… your beers. Yep, Pelican now make what has got to be one of the toughest eskies in the world: The 50QT Elite Cooler. The freezer-grade seal and 5cm…