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Patagonia National Park
Marty Schnure spent the austral summer of 2013 exploring...
Squamish Canada
The Sea to Sky Highway twists along the shore of Howe Sound just an hour north of Vancouver...
Montana
What do mountains and rivers have in common? Open plains and endless sky? Sparse population and untouched land?...
Norway Time-Lapse Video
Few places are as beautiful as Norway. This stunning time-lapse video from Rustad Media is the result 5-month journey...
Cochamo Journals
When it rains in Cochamó, it rains long and hard. Now, it is raining. It has been raining, it is raining, it will continue to...
Washington hiking
From the towering peaks of the Cascades, to the canyons of the Columbia River Gorge, and across the coastal rainforests...

Gear Closet

Outdoor Research Filament Down Jacket Review
With the ultralight down jacket market dominated by a number of $300-plus options, the...
Skiing Buyer's Guide 2015
If your ski gear is even a few years old, there’s new technology out there that will help make good...
Patagonia Down Sweater
Climbers, hikers and winter outdoor adventurers of all types have enjoyed Patagonia’s Down...
Arc'teryx Cerium LT Hoody
Always designed with a specific purpose in mind, we consider Arc’teryx as the outdoor...
Backpacking Tent
An ideal backpacking tent is lightweight, packs down to a small size, and can be put up and taken down easily even...
Altimeter Watch
For everything from weekend scrambles to serious summit approaches, a quality altimeter watch is a worthy addition to...
 Backpack for Backpacking
Gone are the days when backpacking consisted of strapping on a huge external frame and lumbering through the forest...
Trekking Poles
Serious hikers have known the great benefits of trekking poles for decades. And before that, from early European Alps explorers to...
Rain Jacket
Appoximately 70% percent of the earth’s surface is water, 60% of the human body is water, and 100% of outdoor activities can...

Darkroom

DSLR Camera 2015
DSLR cameras are the best of the best—they have the largest sensors, the most megapixels, and the highest quality selection of lenses...
Uncompahgre River Valley - Jack Brauer
Jack Brauer is one of the best: his images combine technical mastery with a command for...
Camera for Hiking and Backpacking
Hiking requires a lightweight and durable camera that captures great images. Depending on...
Antarctica
An exceptional look at Antarctica from renowned photographer Christopher Michel...
Mirrorless Camera 2015
The mirrorless camera revolution is in full swing. These impressive digital cameras pack large sensors into compact bodies, offering...
Loften Islands - Cody Duncan
A guest essay and photographs on Norway's remote Lofoten Islands located above the Arctic Circle...

From the Inside

Torres del Paine W Circuit
The "W" Circuit in Torres del Paine is Patagonia’s most famous trek and often gets mentioned among the world’s top trails...
Queenstown, New Zealand
New Zealand has established itself as one of the world’s top adventure travel destinations...
Manaslu Circuit Trek
The Manaslu Circuit is the trekking jewel of Nepal. Bordering the Annapurna Conservation Area to the west and the Tibetan...
Denali National Park, Alaska
Denali (Mt. McKinley), which translates to “The High One” in the native Athabascan language, towers 20,328 feet...
Abel Tasman, New Zealand
On the northern end of New Zealand’s South Island is the warm coastal region of Abel Tasman...
Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine (pronounced PIE-nay) National Park in southern Chile is the crown jewel of Patagonia. Rising high is...
Norway’s Lofoten Islands are referred to as the Lofoten Wall because, quite literally, they are vertical rows of granite...
For those looking for the cutting edge of adventure travel, Nepal’s Great Himalaya Trail presents...
Hardangervidda
The Hardangervidda Plateau is one of Norway’s and Europe’s most wondrous open spaces, encompassing nearly...