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The Cossey Brother's Guide to the Crag on Australia Day

Ben and Lee Cossey

Team climbers Ben and Lee Cossey give some tips on how to have a truly Australian climbing experience at the crag on our National Day. Take recommendations at your own risk. Words by Ben and Lee Cossey. 

The Karangarua River First Descent: Expedition Breakdown

Karangarua River First Descent, Photo: David Bain
With an excellent team of paddlers and tracking crew, Jordan Searle and his team completed their expedition with their objectives met: kayaking the Karangarua River from source to sea. Here Jordan outlines the expedition details, breaking down the day to day that lead them to acheiving the First Descent of this beautiful corridor of New Zealand's West Coast. Words by Jordan Searle

The North Face Ultra Series

Ultra Series

Built for the restless. The toughest, lightest mountain footwear – for those who do nothing lightly. The absolute balance of lightweight performance and superior protection. Learn about The North Face Ultra Series trail running footwear, with insight from team ultrarunner Andy Lee. 

Andrew Tuckey: Tackling the Trails in Wales

Andrew Tuckey in Wales

Since making the move to Wales, Andrew Tuckey has immersed himself in the wet, windy and muddy trails, taking part in local, cross country club and fell races. We talk to him about the move with his family, and how they are settling in and setting out to explore their new home. 

Run Cool, Run Dry: Feel the Freedom of FlashDry

Timothy Olson and Rory Bosio in Chamonix shot by Tim Kemple

FlashDry, our fastest drying fabric ever, regulates body temperature to keep you cool and dry in variable weather and terrain. Learn how it works, and how to layer up and pack for your long runs on the trails. 


Where do you go to get inspired? To learn about what Australian and New Zealand top athletes are up to? To conjure grand plans for your next adventure? To share stories of exploration and the human will? The answer – right here. 

We invite you to join us in enriching lives with stories of the outdoors, told through imagery, videos, athletes and events that we support, and the greater outdoor community of Australia and New Zealand.

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