Brutal and beautiful in Borneo

The sixth TMBT Ultra-Trail Marathon saw 1,300 competitors from 35 countries competing across four race courses. Courses ranged from a 15-km beginner’s route to...

Nepalese break Trailwalker record

  Oxfam Trail Walker (OTW) is Hong Kong’s most popular hiking fundraising event, organised by Oxfam Hong Kong (OHK). Held on November 18-20, AWOO Team Nepal...

The vertical life

Story by Francis Haden The hillsides bordering urban Hong Kong offer classic routes on quality rock together with views that range from breezy open ocean...
Viper - Cat Tien

Cat Tien National Park

It’s just getting light as I walk out the front gate of the Forest Floor Lodge.

Adventure capitals: Dalat

By Steve White Built by the French in colonial days as a hill station hideaway from the heat of lower altitudes, today Dalat is the...
Mark Tokong AKA Marama

Local hero: John Mark ‘Marama’ Tokong

Born on Siargao Island, the Philippines’ surf capital, Marama started surfing at 6-years-old. He had a good mentor: his uncle Rodolfo ‘Usot’ Alcala, three-time...
Stone Tsang

60-hour barrier broken in Hong Kong 4Trails race

The 2017 Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge (HK4TUC) has become an annual fixture of the Chinese New Year holiday, with this year’s being...
Four Peaks

Sail, paddle, run, repeat

There are few older, or more singular, trail races in Asia than the Beneteau Four Peaks Race. Held every January, this year was the...

Beyond the baray

A plethora of innovative and responsible tourism projects showcase Cambodia’s less well known alternatives to Angkor. Story by Nicky Sullivan and Marissa Carruthers Preah Vihear This monument’s...

Safety on the slide

Ziplines are all the rage across the region but writer Mick Grant argues that in Chiang Mai, even big-name operators are cutting corners on...
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Sabah’s Lost World

By Steve White Photos: Steve White, Jason Isley / Scubazoo.com The Maliau Basin remains jungle for the purists – raw and challenging to access – despite...

The dotty Dash is the real deal

So you’ve been there, and won that. You have speed-climbed Everest in a couple of hours, carrying your own Sherpa. You’ve skipped through the...

Uphill battle ends in surprise win

By Steve Thomas On February 19, some 5,600 blurry-eyed cyclists from all over Thailand (and way beyond too) were combing the roadside stalls for pre-dawn...
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