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Adventurer Julian Lings reveals his favourite trips and champions natural clothing brand Icebreaker

New Zealand-based clothing brand Icebreaker puts nature at the heart of everything it does. Julian, senior sustainability manager of its parent company VF Corp, talks adventure, reducing environmental impact, and Icebreaker's latest Transparency Report.

Best of the World: six intrepid adventures for 2021 and beyond

This year brings exciting new tours to Turkey, Greenland and Argentina, and with a total solar eclipse in Antarctica, an unforgettable adventure is on the cards.

Meet the adventurer: ice freediver Kiki Bosch on the transformative power of the ocean

Dutch diver Kiki Bosch plunges to extreme depths in the world’s coldest waters as a form of therapy, helping her to deal with the trauma of sexual assault. Now her story is revealed in the award-winning documentary, Descent (2020).

Meet the adventurer: Mike Horn on risk, polar challenges and caring for the planet

South African-born Mike Horn is a renowned professional explorer and climate change activist, whose latest adventure saw him circumnavigate the globe via the North and South Poles — with millions watching live from home.

Extreme cyclist Emily Chappell on tackling Alaskan peaks in winter

On a transcontinental cycling race, the ultra-endurance athlete and author hadn’t anticipated how much the cold would weaken her. On a frozen highway in Alaska, pedalling between snow drifts, she learnt profound lessons about human endurance. 

Notes from an author: DBC Pierre on drama, exploration and freedom in Norway’s High Arctic

The Svalbard archipelago, staging point for many expeditions to the North Pole, is a place of extremes. But there’s something going on here that isn’t in the literature: an elusive freedom that empowers, and a love of community that inspires.

Alice Morrison on making a home in Morocco’s High Atlas mountains

Travel has the capacity to change each of us profoundly. Author Alice Morrison remains enthralled to a memory of visiting a small family compound high up in the mountains of Morocco, while training for an ultra marathon.
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Learning through nature: the new diversity project fronted by The North Face

From mountain climbing in the Lake District to river rafting in North Wales, The North Face is enriching young people through the power of the great outdoors.

Meet the adventurer: Jenny Tough on the solo expeditions that changed her life

We caught up with the globetrotting endurance athlete — currently on a solo mission to run across a mountain range on every continent — who spoke to us about positive thinking, her most challenging moment and the lessons that helped her survive lockdown.

Why Rhineland-Palatinate is Germany’s most romantic region

From fairytale castles sitting atop towering hills to the country’s most picturesque towns, here’s how to discover the famous wine-making state of Rhineland-Palatinate in western Germany.