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COVID in Mt. Everest Base Camp and Other News from the World’s Highest Peak

May 4, 20210

To say it has been an interesting year on Mt. Everest would be an understatement. After taking 2020 off due to the coronavirus pandemic, Nepal reopened the mountain this spring…

Five Outdoors YouTube Channels You Haven’t Heard Of

May 2, 20210

If you use YouTube enough it’s only a matter of time until the algorithm gets you. Whether you use the same device regularly or you have your own account, YouTube…

Traveling in the Weirdest Possible Way

April 29, 20211

Just when 2020 and 2021 couldn’t get any weirder, along came the Z-Triton. It’s always fascinating when people make a point of traveling large portions of the world in weird…

U.S. Adds 116 Countries to the ‘Do Not Travel List’

April 27, 20210

If you have dreams of returning to international travel again soon, you may want to think twice before booking your flight. Last week, the U.S. State Department added 116 countries…

New Annapurna Summit Record Could be a Sign of Things to Come on Everest

April 20, 20210

It has been another very busy week in the Himalaya. On Mt. Everest, the teams began filing into Base Camp with a few groups already passing through the dreaded Khumbu…

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,…

Buying Guides

The Best Camping Knives of 2021

The Best 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,…

Generark HomePower One Portable Power Station and Solar Panel Review

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.…