Adventure News and Lifestyle

Singular Patagonia hotel view
The Singular Patagonia in southern Chile’s Puerto Bories is...
The Meaning of Wild, a new short film by cameraman Ben Hamilton, honors the fiftieth anniversary of the Wilderness Act...
There is a short squat bird I know well who frequents the “Bivy Boulder” in Cochamó...
France Hiking - Pyrenees and GR 10
From the Mediterranean to the Atlantic through the villages of the French Pyrenees...
Theodore Roosevelt
Then, now, and forever, TR will always be first. Through the...
Sea Kayaking - Berry Island, Canada
Sea kayaking opens new doors to wild places that are meant to be explored by water...

Darkroom

Our Darkroom is the hub for camera reviews covering all types of cameras and price…
The best entry-level DSLRs balance image quality, ease of use, and a low cost. These cameras have...
Loften Islands - Cody Duncan
A guest essay and photographs on Norway's remote Lofoten Islands located above the Arctic Circle...
Uncompahgre River Valley - Jack Brauer
Jack Brauer is one of the best: his images combine technical mastery with a command for...
Antarctica
An exceptional look at Antarctica from renowned photographer Christopher Michel...
Despite smartphone cameras challenging the low end of the point-and-shoot camera market...

Gear Closet

We take great pride in providing outdoor gear reviews of the highest quality and across a...
Technological advancements in mountain bikes over the past decade have been nothing short of astounding. Concepts...
For everything from weekend scrambles to serious summit approaches, a quality altimeter watch is a worthy addition...
Standup paddleboarding is an increasingly popular way to get out and enjoy your favorite...
An interview with legendary adventurer Gary Neptune of Neptune Mountaineering. Among his many accomplishments...
An ideal backpacking tent is lightweight, packs down to a small size, and can be put up and taken down easily even...

From the Inside

Cycling toward Mt. Cook, New Zealand
For cycling enthusiasts, New Zealand is a top-notch destination. The country is famous for its landscapes and few activities...
 Ruta 40, Patagonia
Argentina’s legendary Ruta 40 is one of the world’s great driving adventures, running parallel to the Andes Mountains for nearly...
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
The Kenai Peninsula offers Alaska’s widest variety of activities in one of its most accessible regions. People come from...
For those looking for the cutting edge of adventure travel, Nepal’s Great Himalaya Trail presents the opportunity of a lifetime...
El Chaltén is a dusty climbing town with a contagious outdoor vibe. The self-proclaimed “trekking capital of Argentina”...
Queenstown, New Zealand
New Zealand has established itself as one of the world’s top adventure travel destinations...
The Manaslu Circuit is the trekking jewel of Nepal. Bordering the Annapurna Conservation Area to the west and the Tibetan...
Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine (pronounced PIE-nay) National Park in southern Chile is the crown jewel of Patagonia. Rising high is...
The Everest Base Camp trek passes through the land of the Sherpas to the foot of the world’s highest mountain...