How to Dress for Winter Outdoor Adventures

how to dress for winter

The arrival of winter doesn’t have to mean that we all head inside and wait until spring to continue our outdoor adventures. On the contrary, the cold and snow bring opportunities for new kinds of adventures, and quite frankly, if you haven’t embraced skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, or the host of other winter activities, you’re truly … Read more

Blue Origin Announces Orbital Reef—a Luxury Space Hotel

Orbital Reef

The race for space tourism is on. Earlier this year we saw Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic in direct competition with one another to see who could carry paying customers into low-Earth orbit first. A few months later, SpaceX followed up with a civilian flight of its own, this time taking travelers on a three-day … Read more

Climbing and Trekking are Currently Banned in the Indian Himalaya

Indian Himalaya

The embattled travel industry in India took another hit last week when climbing and trekking expeditions were banned in the Himachal Pradesh district. Following a difficult year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the region recently began welcoming visitors looking to explore the Indian Himalaya. But bad weather led to a tragic accident, which has resulted … Read more

Tuskless Elephants are Now More Common in Africa Thanks to Poaching

tuskless elephants

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 that more than 30,000 elephants are killed each year for their tusks. This has led to the animals being listed as critically endangered, despite ongoing … Read more

Red Bull Rampage Returns with its Special Brand of Craziness

Red Bull Rampage

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 seasons shut down, athletic competitions delayed, and countless other annual gatherings postponed. Thankfully, many of those events are starting to return to the calendar, including … Read more

Hiking the Inca Trail in the Time of COVID

Hiking the Inca Trail

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 is a climb to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The other classic journey is hiking the Inca Trail in Peru, a four-day journey through the … Read more

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

Summit of Dhaulagiri

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 exhibited extreme patience and persistence it is this man. Recently, in an effort to achieve his goal of becoming the oldest person to climb all … Read more