Many outdoor users would be aware of the increasing paucity of availability for fine scale, printed topographical maps. In this article, first appearing in issue 156, we take a look at what’s driving the change, as well as the available alternatives.
Are you avoiding the weights at all costs? Afraid of gaining bulk? Joe Bonington discusses how any adventurer can increase strength without putting on muscle mass.
The proposed Australian Adventure Activity Standards are designed to improve safety in the outdoors, but questions are being asked about the legal and financial implications for non-commercial groups. Satisfactory answers are yet to be provided.
A recent announcement to increase Queensland’s national parks and reserves by 366,000 hectares is not only good for the environment, but it’s also good for the State’s economy, writes Andrew Picone.