Funniest Mishaps Experienced By Adventurers Across the Country

Ah, life on the trail and in the mountains. It’s beautiful, it’s challenging, it’s...whoops, not supposed to go that way!? If you love the outdoors, you’ve undoubtedly run into scenarios where your adventure hasn’t gone exactly as planned. You forget to bring an essential piece of gear, wildlife intervenes in unexpected ways, or the weather, trail, adventure partner, or whatever just...

A Summer Spent Chasing Slippery Gold

I don’t think many people refer to salmon as “slippery gold” but after spending three months on a fishing boat, I quickly learned that the more fish you caught, the larger the paycheck would be. Just about 5 years ago a friend of mine from high school reached out and made me an offer I couldn’t find any reason not to accept. His father had one open spot on his 58ft seining vessel and it...

Behind the Lens: Guatemala

Even though we are home, we can still dream of faraway places, right?Join us on a trip through our past adventures to help us all look forward to the future. Adventure #1:Antigua, Guatemala We spent a few days exploring the city of Antigua. What better way to explore than by jumping on a quad! You can zip your way around the city, or you can climb the sides of the surrounding mountains for some...

New Zealand By Van (And Feet)

By now, I have a pretty good grasp on living out of different rigs. Before I moved into my VW Vanagon to explore the west coast's climbing and skiing, I would rent Subaru Outbacks on work trips so that I could sleep in the back on weekends and see more of what Alaska's coastlines and interior had to offer. Over the years, the small spaces have become home, but that's not the only reason we chose...

One Step Back, Two Steps Forward.

It’s ok to feel confused, unsure and without answers. It’s ok to feel anxious, upset and bitter.  We are in the midst of a pandemic that none of us have ever experienced before. All of our lives have been abruptly interrupted.  We were supposed to be slashing spring pow, hitting the pond skim, planning mud season trips, going to the desert for some early-season hiking, or just...

Keep Your Gear Like New: Cleaning, Repair, and Storage Tips

After a few days in the great outdoors, the last thing you want to do when you finally get home is tackle the task of cleaning your gear—we get it. But, as any outdoor enthusiast knows, gear is pricey stuff—and that’s if you buy it once. However, putting in just a little bit of time and effort into keeping your gear cleaned, fixed, and stored properly has big impact on its lifespan and...

Hut to Hut in the Italian Alps: Could Fette Biscottate be the only real suffering?

By: Carson Brown As a photographer it can be easy to fall into the habit of living through a lens. This trip, though, was one for us. Okay, yes I did take a few (hundred) photos but it wasn’t about  “live posting”, breaking some other site-seeing PR or checking some “extreme” peaks box. Redirecting our focus was the driving force of our Hut to Hut trip in the Italian Alps. From...

10 Must-Visit Hot Springs in the West

Natural hot springs invoke a special kind of magic found nowhere else—they are a balm for the soul in a hectic world of buzzing cell phones, honking horns, and constant demands for attention. While we don’t have room to include every worthy hot spring in the United States, these selections are some of the best in the western U.S. So relax and take a soak at one of these memorable natural...

7 Underrated Outdoor Adventures in the U.S.

Most outdoor lovers know about hiking the Appalachian Trail or exploring the Grand Canyon. While those are bucket-list adventures and life-changing experiences, there are innumerable more options out there that are just as thrilling. Whether you’re backpacking, climbing, paddling, or biking, here are seven underrated outdoor adventures across the U.S. to keep on your radar. 1. Bikepack the Red...

Traveling To Tanzania? Here’s EVERYTHING You Need To Know

Tanzania in Eastern Africa is hands down one of THE most magical places I have ever been.  From the real-life Lion King vibes of the Serengeti to the turquoise-watered horizons of Zanzibar, the adventures are endless!  I’ll spend time here talking first about mainland Tanzania, and will highlight Zanzibar in a subsequent post – there is just wayyyyy too much to say for it to possibly fit...