Category Adventure

52 Pieces Of Adventure Advice

Everybody has a few one-liners that always crop up in their head when they’re out hiking, skiing, climbing, and/or having…

10 Basic Rules For Adventure

Earlier this year, my book The Great Outdoors: A User’s Guide came out, representing about 12 years’ worth of poking…

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My Favorite Adventure Books

This isn’t necessarily one of those “Best Adventure Books Ever Written” lists—just a list of a few books I have…

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Wind, You Jerk

My friend Jayson and I were out trail running on Saturday, for long stretches exposed to a 50 mph wind.…

The Value Of Just Going

Last Saturday afternoon, I was about to nod off in the passenger seat of my friend Mitsu’s car while we…

F*&# Busy.

Alastair Humphreys, writer and adventurer on both macro and micro levels, just came out with a new book called Grand…

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Ace And The Desert Dog

About a year ago, I spent a few days with Ace Kvale and his 10-year-old blue heeler, Genghis Khan, in…

19 More Facts About Mt. Everest

Hey, it’s Everest season again. In case you aren’t yet properly psyched for mountain climbing coverage, here are some more…

Finding A Way

Jim Harris can walk again—which is a big deal because a little over six months ago he was paralyzed from…

Anatomy Of A Sandbag

We all have that friend who may need a little encouraging to do something they’re a little apprehensive about. Or…

Notes From A #VanLife

One Saturday last May, I slid a key into the lock on a scrappy little apartment 80 feet off Denver’s…

Dear Helmets:

Dear helmets: You guys are my favorite hats. Sure, other headwear may be more stylish, more “cool,” easier to put…

The Benefits Of Discomfort

About a year ago, psychologist and author Kelly McGonigal gave a TED Talk on “How to Make Stress Your Friend,”…