Six friends embark on a determined quest to climb, and then BASE jump ‘The Lorax’, a formidable climb on Frenchman’s Cap in remote western Tasmania. Surrounded by some of the most pristine wilderness in all of Australia, they contend with extreme weather and rugged terrain, relying on each other’s skills and humour to reach their goal.
Johanna Keskitalo presents her photo essay that captures a cycling adventure through forest near the proposed Great Forest National Park, led by the knowledgeable Aidan Kempster.
Recently, we asked our readers on Facebook to send us some of their favourite ‘Wild Shots’ from a recent holiday. The resulting competition saw some outstanding photos entered, but there can be only one winner.
Dan Mitchell from Fairy Meadow in New South Wales writes: Here’s a landscape you wouldn’t expect to see in Australia. My good friend Steve Leake captured me inspecting the early morning signatures on the other side of Watson’s Crag in Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, using a Canon EOS 100D.