Researcher Believe They Know What Caused Mass Elephant Deaths in Botswana

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 death toll rose to more than 300 of the creatures, which sent alarm bells off amongst conservationists. While the sheer number of dead elephants was concerning, … Read more

Nepal Opens to Climbers and Trekkers Starting October 17

As with the rest of the world, Nepal has been struggling with the coronavirus since it was declared a global pandemic back in March. Not long after, the country closed its borders to the outside world, shutting off access to the Himalaya just before the start of the lucrative spring climbing and hiking season. That … Read more

Ultrarunner Amy Sproston is the First Woman to Attempt to Run the Jordan Trail

Last Friday, endurance athlete Amy Sproston set off to make history on one of the more intriguing long-distance hiking trails in the world. That’s when she embarked on a quest to become the first woman to run the entire length of the Jordan Trail, a route that stretches for more than 420 miles (675 km) across … Read more

The 2020 Antarctic Season is Cancelled

It has been a long, strange year for the outdoor adventure and exploration community. Early in 2020, the coronavirus pandemic spread across the globe, putting a halt to the spring climbing season in the Himalaya—including Mt. Everest—and causing a nearly complete shutdown of the international travel industry. As the weeks rolled past, we saw the … Read more

If You’re Not Watching the 2020 Tour de France, You’re Missing a Great Race

After being delayed from its traditional July start thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tour de France got underway last week, bringing plenty of joy to fans of pro cycling. At a time when sports have been cancelled or postponed across the globe, one of the biggest annual athletic spectacles got underway in southern … Read more

Zimbabwe Investigating Mysterious Death of 11 Elephants Too

For the past few months we’ve been following the ongoing investigation in Botswana surrounding the mysterious deaths of more than 350 elephants. The large number of those deaths has been concerning of course, but more importantly it is the unexplained nature of the fatalities that has made them so concerning. To date, there has yet … Read more