Fjällräven opens flagship store

Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven has opened its first Asian Brand Centre in Hong Kong’s Fashion Walk, in Causeway Bay. The brand is best known for...

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...
Cover Mar-Apr 17

March/April 2017 issue out now

Fast hikes - quick ways to escape Asia's teeming cities. First descents in Perak state. Riches from the sea in Palawan. Wakatobi for non-divers. PLUS: Getting started in freediving...

Rafting’s best battle it out in Indonesia

By Reynold Sumayku The Indonesian U23 Women's Team put up a brave fight on the Citarik River in West Java, but ultimately lost out to...

Lama and Anker: High Spirits in Lunag Ri

If you haven't read about the ascent in our March/April 2016 issue, here's a video to catch up on the ambitious venture Lama and...

A whole bunch of trail in Brunei

Ahar and Najmunisaa take convincing wins in first-ever trail marathon Local running star Sefli Ahar, and up-and-coming female runner, Tahira Najmunisaa from Malaysia, were the big winners...

Repeat winners in Luzon trail race 

By Kris Van de Velde On November 22, 2015, local runners Manolito Divina and Maria Josephine Liao both became the first double winners of the...

Damming indictment

Michael Buckley shows in this hard-hitting book how China is simultaneously one of the most greedy users and most egregious abusers of water.
Tim Butcher

2014 Photo Contest Winners

Over the past few months, we’ve asked you to take an adventurous selfie with your copy of Action Asia. Hats off to all those who took part – many of you went to great lengths, submitting shots from the reefs of the Philippines to the top of Kilimanjaro.

Stairmasters to compete in Hong Kong

Taking place on Sunday, December 7, the Race to Hong Kong ICC will be the grand finale of the 2014 Vertical World Circuit.
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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...
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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...
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