Gear Closet: Astral Brewer 2.0 Water Shoes Review

Good water shoes are a revelation. They make being in and around lakes, rivers, and streams so much more enjoyable, providing comfort, stability, and protection for all of our waterborne adventures. But the best water shoes can do more than that. They can transition to and from the water without missing a beat, drying quickly … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 44: Talking Clean Drinking Water with Travis Merrigan of GRAYL

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It’s the last episode of The Adventure Podcast for 2018 and we’re going out on a high note. This week we interview Travis Merrigan, co-founder of GRAYL, a company that makes one of the most effective and easiest to use water filtration systems on the market, making it easier than ever for travelers and backpackers … Read more

Adventure Tech: The Gladius Advanced Pro Underwater Drone

If you asked most people to describe a drone, they’d probably say they are small, easy to operate aircraft that are popular with adventure filmmakers and photographers. While that wouldn’t necessarily be an inaccurate description, it also wouldn’t encompass everything that drones are about either. For instance, drones don’t have to necessarily fly. Take for … Read more

Gear Closet: MSR Trail Shot Water Filter Review

Whether you’re going on an extended expedition to remote corners of the globe, or simply backpacking along your favorite trail, finding clean and safe drinking water is an important part of the process. In this day and age, there are a lot of methods available for treating water in the backcountry, ranging from the tried-and-true … Read more

Thanks Again to Grayl for Sponsoring The Adventure Blog in June

With the final day of June now upon us, I wanted to take the opportunity to once again thank my friends at Grayl for sponsoring The Adventure Blog over the past month. It’s always great to work with good partners, but especially when they make a product that I happen to really like too. That … Read more