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Triumph and Tragedy on K2 as First Winter Ascent is Achieved

January 16, 20210

The last great mountaineering challenge has been achieved. Late in the afternoon local time today in Pakistan, a team of Nepali climbers reached the summit of K2 during the winter…

Greenland Set to Have World’s First Sustainable Capital

January 16, 20210

Nuuk, the world’s most northernmost capital may not ring a bell for most people. It garnered the attention of moviegoers in 2013 as it featured in the Ben Stiller blockbuster…

Merrell MQM Flex 2 Gore-Tex Trail Running Shoe Review

January 14, 20211

If your New Year Resolution for 2021 included take up trail running, you’d definitely want to invest in a good pair of shoes. And while there are plenty of options…

Looking for an adventure fix? Follow the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge!

January 12, 20211

Let’s face it, the past 10+ months have been difficult ones for those of us who enjoy taking part in—or following—a big adventure. Thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most…

Winter Expeditions Make Steady Progress on K2

January 4, 20213

The winter climbing season on K2 has only just gotten underway, but already the teams on the mountain are making steady progress. Most of the climbers arrived in Base Camp…

The Coronavirus has Spread All the Way to Antarctica

December 30, 20200

About one year ago, we first started hearing rumors of a strange new virus that was spreading across parts of China. News reports indicated that doctors in Wuhan’s city were…

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 Price on Amazon Best Value Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife Check Price on Amazon Premium Pick Spyderco Tenacious…

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 Price on Amazon Best Value Metolius Simulator 3D Check Price on Amazon Premium Pick So iLL…

Gear Reviews

Merrell MQM Flex 2 Gore-Tex Trail Running Shoe Review

Merrell MQM Flex 2 Gore-Tex Trail Running Shoe Review

January 14, 20211

If your New Year Resolution for 2021 included take up trail running, you’d definitely want to invest in a good pair of shoes. And while there are plenty of options…

Generark HomePower One Portable Power Station and Solar Panel Review

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…

Gear Review: Arc’Teryx Alpha SV Jacket with Gore-Tex Pro

Gear Review: Arc’Teryx Alpha SV Jacket with Gore-Tex Pro

November 5, 20203

When it comes to making high-quality outdoor gear for use on our adventures, Arc’teryx has always been at the top of the list in terms of fit, function, and durability.…

Gear Review: Zendure SuperTank Pro USB-C Battery Pack

Gear Review: Zendure SuperTank Pro USB-C Battery Pack

August 31, 20200

Remember when we travel regularly, and deciding how to keep our gadgets powered up while on the go was a major concern? At the moment, that may seem like a…

Gear Closet: BioLite FirePit Review

Gear Closet: BioLite FirePit Review

June 19, 20200

The BioLite FirePit is a product that I’ve known about for quite some time. Ever since I was first introduced to it at an Outdoor Retailer event several years back,…

Gear Closet: Salomon Sonic 3 Confidence Running Shoes Review

Gear Closet: Salomon Sonic 3 Confidence Running Shoes Review

June 2, 20200

While the coronavirus lockdown has kept most of us in place and close to home, one of the things that we’ve been able to do during this time is to…

Featured Posts

The Coronavirus has Spread All the Way to Antarctica

December 30, 20200

About one year ago, we first started hearing rumors of a strange new virus that was spreading across parts of China. News reports indicated that doctors in Wuhan’s city were…

Researcher Believe They Know What Caused Mass Elephant Deaths in Botswana

October 6, 20200

One of the stories we’ve been following closely over the past few months has been the confounding mystery surrounding the mass die-off of dozens of elephants in Botswana. Eventually, the…

Returning Elephants have Stunning Impact on Africa’s Virunga National Park

December 16, 20204

It has been widely document over the past 30 years how the reintroduction of wolves had a positive impact on Yellowstone National Park. Those predators brought some much needed balance…

Make a Virtual Kilimanjaro Climb to Support Tanzanian Porters

November 17, 20201

By now, we all know that the coronavirus has had a profound and lasting impact on the world around us. Since the pandemic spread to a global level back in…

South Georgia Island Under Threat From “World’s Largest Iceberg”

November 11, 20200

The British Overseas territory of South Georgia Island has always held a special place in the hearts of adventurers and history buffs. Located deep in the Southern Ocean, this remote…

Mt. Kilimanjaro is at the Epicenter of Climate Change

November 2, 20203

For decades trekking to the lofty summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro has been one of the top bucket-list items for any serious adventure traveler. As Africa’s highest peak—and the tallest free-standing…