When a climber falls from a cliff, the unit of uniquely trained fire services officers springs to action to save their life.
Hong Kong-based explorers give their top safety tips for adventure holidays, covering equipment, risk analysis, and preparing for the unexpected.
Tetepare Island is a rugged place in the western Solomon Islands that’s cloaked in rainforest and fringed with biodiverse reefs. It’s home to turtles, crocodiles and many endangered species.
At the event heralded as the ‘Oscars of Exploration’, Explorers Club Hong Kong was awarded a Citation of Merit for its 2018 Gobi desert expedition. Astronauts Charles Duke and Buzz Aldrin were guests of honour at the gala dinner.
Jeju Island is one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, but you can get away from the crowds by hiking Mount Hallasan. Here’s how.
With friendly locals, underwater visibility up to 30 metres and the chance to see large groups of passing hammerhead sharks, the tiny island of Yonaguni is well worth a visit.
Almost a century after Roy Chapman Andrews led an expedition across the Gobi Desert and uncovered the first nest of dinosaur eggs ever found, Explorers Club Hong Kong employs Nasa technologies to see what is left to discover
Just a three-hour taxi ride from the Jordanian capital, Wadi Rum’s spectacular landscape of towering sandstone cliffs, sublime rock formations and silent, sandy dunes that will appeal to anyone who enjoys breathtaking scenery.
Home to one of the highest gondolas in the world, Gulmarg ski resort, close to the de facto border between India and Pakistan, is an undiscovered gem – be sure to keep an eye out for snow leopards
An adventure off the beaten track reveals the rich history and culture in Sri Lanka’s unspoilt northern regions
The goal of coasteering – a combination of climbing, swimming, and cliff jumps – is to navigate along a coast staying as near the waterline as possible. Hong Kong’s rugged headlands offer plenty of opportunities for adventure
Team of six climbers conquer unclimbed mountain in western Sichuan’s Gangga range, the ‘Alps of Tibet’, after first running into a dead end, then battling hip-deep snow to reach top
In two barely roadworthy tuk tuks, one team, made up of five nationalities, travel the length of India to study and raise awareness of the gender gap in the country's education system. Words and pictures by Paul Niel.
The Gangga mountains, in Sichuan province, are one of the world's final frontiers. Hong Kong-based mountaineer Paul Niel and his team of intrepid adventurers set out to fill in the blanks by climbing them