Gabon rafting prep


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summit the highest peak and raft to the coast



packraft, horse ride and trek along the Hovd River

PNG tribe member


climb the highest mountain and trek the Kokoda trail


trek the new 650km continuous trail through Jordan

A stand-up rafting fisherman paddles along Lake Victoria in Uganda


sea kayak Lake Albert from Uganda to the DRC


be the first to cross Mt Mabu’s long-lost forests

Mountain biking Kyrgyzstan


mountaineering and first ascents in the Tien Shan mountains

Trekker continues his descent on the Georgia adventure with Secret compass


climb the volcano that’s the highest peak in Europe

Rafting in Gabon


coast to coast trek and raft crossing of Costa Rica

Orangutan in Indonesia


raft and trek across Sumatra climbing Mount Sinabung (2460m)


learn a new watersport on an island in Panama

View from Tolbachik, Kamchatka


ski-tour around active volcanoes on this Russian Peninsula


raft, kayak, trek and sail in Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia

View down from Mulanje


climb southern Africa’s highest peak: Mount Mulanje


ambitious country crossing: go over the ice cap

Burma Trekking


remote trekking in the fascinating Chin State

(c) boomsbeat, Tatev Monastery, Armenia expedition


climb the three highest peaks in Armenia’s Lesser Caucasus mountains

Namibia fatbike, desert


two-wheeled adventure: fat-bike the Namib desert

Ski Touring in Lebanon


escape the Alps: ski-tour the Lebanese mountains

crossing the Bayuda Dessert


camel-supported crossing of the Bayuda desert

Mont Blanc


summit Mont Blanc: highest mountain in western Europe

Alaska Iditarod


dog-sled the ‘Last Great Race’: the Iditarod trail

Jordan Wadi Rum


trek in Wadi Rum, summiting the country’s highest mountain

Jungle, Malaysia


learn to survive, evade, resist and extract in any environment

Ethiopia, Simien mountain.


MTB Ras Deshan (4550m) and epic singletrack in the Simien ranges

Gabon rafting


packraft the Djidji and Kangou rivers in equatorial Ivindo Park

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