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Tuskless Elephants are Now More Common in Africa Thanks to Poaching

October 26, 20210

It’s well known that widespread poaching in Africa has had dire consequences for the elephant population.Despite the fact that the ivory trade was banned worldwide in 1990, it is believed…

For $50,000 a Company Called World View Promises to Take You to the Edge of Space

October 19, 20210

Up until very recently, the opportunity to travel into space was largely restricted to a select few individuals, most of whom where in the employ of their governments. Sure, there…

Red Bull Rampage Returns with its Special Brand of Craziness

October 14, 20210

One of the many things that have made 2020 and 2021 such challenging years is the cancellation of some of our favorite events. Thanks to COVID, we’ve seen numerous expedition…

New COVID Travel Lists Share Current State of Global Travel

October 12, 20210

It is difficult to overstate just how much of an impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the travel industry. When the virus began to spread in early 2020, lockdowns…

Hiking the Inca Trail in the Time of COVID

October 7, 20211

For adventure travelers, there are some classic hikes across the globe that routinely make everyone’s bucket list. For instance, the trek to Everest Base Camp is a must-do hike, as…

82-Year Old Climber Misses Summit of Dhaulagiri for 12th Time

October 5, 20210

In the dictionary, under the word “perseverance”, there should be a photo of 82-year old Spanish climber Carlos Soria. If ever there was an example of a mountaineer who has…

Buying Guides

The Top 10 Camping Knives of 2021

The Top 10 Camping Knives of 2021

October 31, 2020

Best Camping Knives of 2021 Best Choice Morakniv Companion Spark Check Current Price Best Value Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife Check Current Price Premium Pick Spyderco Tenacious Folding Knife…

The Best Climbing Hangboard for 2021

The Best Climbing Hangboard for 2021

October 12, 2020

The Best Climbing Hangboard for 2021 Best Choice Trango Rock Prodigy Training Center Check Current Price Best Value Metolius Simulator 3D Check Current Price Premium Pick So iLL Iron Palm…

Gear Reviews

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Registration for Eco-Challenge 2021 is Now Open

August 17, 2020125

Eco-Challenge Fiji only just appeared on Amazon Prime Video last Friday, but fans of the show—and adventure racing in general—already have something new to look forward to. Over the weekend, registration…

BougeRV 30 Quart 12V Portable Car Refrigerator Review

April 19, 20210

The world is opening up, and our freedoms may soon be returning. Hopefully, we’ll all be living it up to New Zealand style shortly. Spring is well and truly here,…

Review: Generark HomePower Backup Battery Power Station and SolarPower One Portable Solar Panel

December 3, 20201

For more than a decade, the team at Goal Zero has been leading the pack for portable power stations built for use in the outdoors. Their products not only offer…

The K2 Winter Expeditions have Turned the Mountain into a Circus

December 23, 202041

For most serious high-altitude mountaineers, the first ascent of K2 winter is the last great feat that has yet to be accomplished. The world’s second tallest peak has turned back…

Mt. Everest 2021: An Update From the High Himalaya

April 13, 20210

The Mt. Everest 2021 spring climbing season is off and running, with scores of mountaineers now starting to filter into Base Camp. Most are just now getting settled in at…

Nepal has Some Dumb New Rules for Climbing Everest in 2021

March 16, 202112

After the entire spring climbing and trekking season was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Nepal is eager to reopen its borders and welcome foreign visitors in 2021.…