Antarctica 2018: Rudd Reaches the Pole, Others Struggle with Weather

Today the South Pole welcomed its second arrival of the expedition season, while poor conditions continued across much of the continent, making this one of the worst travel year’s in the Antarctic in recent memory. Most of the skiers are struggling to make meaningful progress in whiteouts, soft snow, and heavy winds. Apparently, it is … Read more

Remains of Climbers Missing in the Himalaya for 30 Years Found on Pumori

The remains of two Icelandic climbers who have been missing in the Himalaya for 30 years have been found on the mountain they were attempting to summit in October of 1988. The discovery brings closure to friends and family, who have wondered about the fate of the two men for more than three decades. Kristinn … Read more

ENO’s 12 Days of Christmas Sale Continues with Half-Off Outdoor Gear

I want to once again thank my friends over at Eagles Nest Outfitters for sponsoring The Adventure Blog this month as we countdown their 12 Days of Christmas sale. If you didn’t see my post last week, ENO is running some amazing sales over the next few days, giving outdoor enthusiasts, campers, and backpackers a … Read more

American Ultrarunner Sets New 24-Hour and 100-Mile Mark

This past weekend endurance athlete Camille Herron set impressive new marks for ultrarunners, establishing new records for a 24-hour run and covering 100 miles (161 km) on a track. The event took place in Arizona at the Desert Solstice Invitational, where Herron proved she is amongst the elite athletes in the sport. At the event, Herron … Read more

Antarctica 2018: Slow Going for Larsen, O’Brady Nears Pole, Rudd Gives Up Solo Status?

It has been a busy week at the bottom of the world where the South Pole skiers continue their long, difficult trek across the Antarctic. The weather conditions have started to cooperate a bit more, but the soft surface snow continues to make skiing a challenge, while sastrugi are a constant nuisance as well. Still, … Read more

Gear Closet: Altra Lone Peak 4.0 Running Shoes Review

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Altra running shoes. The company’s foot-shaped design and zero-drop approach have been a perfect for for my running style and and feet. Over the past few years I’ve tested multiple shoes from Altra and have always come away very impressed and happy with the footwear. So … Read more