Adventure Quickies: Eco-Challenge Final Standings, the Passing of a Legendary Sherpa, and more

Each Friday I share a rundown of some stories that I didn’t have the time or space to post elsewhere. Typically, these “adventure quickies” focus on travel, environmental, and gear related topics that you may find interesting, but may have also flown beneath your radar. As usual, there are a lot of things happening and … Read more

Adventure Quickies: Doug Scott’s Final Everest Climb, 2020 Piolet d’Or Winners, and More

Every Friday I try to share a few interesting and unique stories from the outdoor and exploration space that you may have missed elsewhere. I call these my “Adventure Quickies” as they are short, to the point, and relevant to the passions that we all share. That includes, interesting expeditions, travel deals, gear reviews and … Read more

Nepal Delays Opening to International Travelers, Fall Climbing Season in Doubt

After cancelling the spring climbing season in Nepal due to the coronavirus, the local tourism economy has been pinning its hopes on a return to normal activities in the fall. But as the number of COVID-19 infections continues to rise in that country, even that now looks like it is in serious doubt. A few … Read more

Adventure Quickies: Italian Town Threatened By Melting Ice, Good News for Antarctic Penguins, and More

This is my weekly round-up of stories, gear deals and reviews, and travel blog posts that I simply couldn’t find the time or space to share elsewhere. Think of it as a recap of the things you might have missed over the past seven days, but will likely still find very interesting. Here are some … Read more

Adventure Quickies: Best Place for Stargazing, Removing Trash From Everest, and More

The calendar says it’s Friday, which means it’s also time for a quick recap of some fun and interesting adventure stories that you may have missed from this past week. Here’s a few things to have on your radar heading into the weekend. Astronomers Name Antarctica as Best Place for Stargazing: Want to get the best … Read more