Adventure Diaries

Best hiking equipment and outdoor clothing
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In Review

Best hiking equipment and outdoor clothing

Must-have waterproofs, gloves, boots and thermals for a day in the mountains
20 Oct 2020
Hiking the South West Coast Path: a Covid micro adventure
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In Review

Hiking the South West Coast Path: a Covid micro adventure

The Plymouth-to-Falmouth trail is perfect for blowing away lockdown cobwebs
3 Sep 2020
An adventurer’s guide to social isolation
HMS Endurance trapped in the Antarctic ice
In Depth

An adventurer’s guide to social isolation

The Week’s resident expedition leader, Henry Haselock, on what we can learn from the heroics of the past
9 Apr 2020
Weekend adventurers: seven days out in the great outdoors
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In Review

Weekend adventurers: seven days out in the great outdoors

6 Sep 2019
Climbing Mount Stanley, the Mountain of the Moon
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In Review

Climbing Mount Stanley, the Mountain of the Moon

Kilimanjaro may be taller, but Uganda’s highest peak is a more challenging climb
27 Jun 2019
Salkantay and Lares: the slow road to Machu Picchu
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In Review

Salkantay and Lares: the slow road to Machu Picchu

When you’re surrounded by Andean culture and landscapes, there’s no need to hurry
14 Feb 2019
Wild Tanzania: safari with a sense of adventure
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In Review

Wild Tanzania: safari with a sense of adventure

Dive into Lake Tanganyika, see lions in a super-volcano crater and lock eyes with an alpha male chimp on Tanzania’s road less travelled
24 Dec 2018

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Three adventures off the beaten track
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In Brief

Three adventures off the beaten track

Lose yourself in undiscovered corners of the world
26 Nov 2018
Army ‘Ice Maidens’ become first women to cross Antarctica
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In Depth

Army ‘Ice Maidens’ become first women to cross Antarctica

All-female expedition makes history by completing 1,056-mile trek on foot
22 Jan 2018
A lifetime of adventure: explorer John Blashford-Snell
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In Depth

A lifetime of adventure: explorer John Blashford-Snell

From the Congo to the Darién Gap and back to Dorset, John Blashford-Snell has always set out with a purpose
29 Jun 2016
To infinity and beyond: six ultimate adventure watches
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In Depth

To infinity and beyond: six ultimate adventure watches

Ian Thorley salutes six watches that have gone the distance, from river deep to mountain high, even to the moon and back
29 Jun 2016
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