Adventure Quickies: Mother-Daughter Traverse of Iceland, Polar Bear Fatality in Svalbard, and More

It’s Friday, which means its time for my weekly round-up of all of the unique and interesting stories that I didn’t have the space or time to cover elsewhere. That can include new from the world of exploration and adventure, gear and travel deals, or news about the environment. Either way, here are a few … Read more

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

Video: Ben Stookesberry Answers All Your Whitewater Kayaking Questions

Eddie Bauer continues it’s “Outdoor Curious” series of videos today by having pro kayaker Ben Stookesberry answer all of your questions about whitewater paddling. These very informative clips are fantastic and really interesting, and this one is no exception. I learned a lot once again and there is a good chance you will too. Enjoy!

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

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

Video: Should You Use Trekking Poles When Hiking?

Amongst hikers and backpackers, there are two different camps—those who use trekking poles and those who don’t. I’m squarely in the “use ’em” category on anything longer than a few miles, but I know plenty of people who avoid them altogether. This video, which comes our way courtesy of REI, explores whether or not you … 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

Adventure Quickies: America Invests in its National Parks, Tips for Taking Kids Camping, and More

It’s Friday, which means it is also time for my weekly rundown of some outdoor, adventure travel, and gear stories that you might have missed. Even though there are few stories of exploration, mountaineering, and adventure taking place at the moment, there are still some fun and interesting things that are worth mentioning. So, without … Read more