Atlas of Adventure Published

STORY BY Patrick 10th September 2017

An action-packed encyclopaedia showcasing the best outdoor experiences in more than 150 countries across the globe has been published by Lonely Planet.

Covering running, cycling, canoeing, surfing and even parachuting from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe Lonely Planet’s Atlas of Adventure (RRP £24.99) showcases the great outdoors and the adrenaline-fuelled and action-packed ways to explore it.

There’s authoritative advice from Lonely Planet’s travel experts, plus destinations and activities from dune boarding and paragliding to suit all abilities, this is the perfect book for anyone searching for adventure.

Each country guide includes a ‘Don’t leave without’ unmissable activity, while the book is packed with amazing human achievements and a series of ultimate challenges to attempt.

Ten top adventure highlights from Lonely Planet’s Atlas of Adventure include:

  • Sea kayaking off the coast of British Colombia, Canada
  • Ascending Ecuador’s spectacular Avenue of Volcanoes
  • Exploring Chile’s Torres del Paine – whether climbing, biking, hiking or kayaking
  • Kloofing (canyoning) in South Africa’s incredible canyons
  • Mountain Biking in Moab, Utah, USA
  • Paddling or ice-skating around Stockholm’s archipelago in Sweden
  • Surfing and diving in the blue waters off Sri Lanka
  • The world’s best bouldering at Fountaineblau in France
  • Skiing or hiking in Japan’s brilliant backcountry
  • Hiking or running in Australia’s rugged terrain

(Picture top credit: Getty Images, supplied by Lonely Planet)

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