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Adventure Science’s 100 Miles of Wild Expedition to the Tsingy de Bemaraha (Madagascar): Part I

Adventure Science’s 100 Miles of Wild Expedition to the Tsingy de Bemaraha (Madagascar): Part I

When most of us plan trekking expeditions to far flung places, we have the luxury of using detailed maps and of having easy access to[Read More...]

by August 31, 2014 0 comments Community
CleanLife No Rinse Shampoo Review

CleanLife No Rinse Shampoo Review

I’m a big fan of showers in my daily life, but I also love camping and backpacking. This summer I’ve been doing a lot of[Read More...]

by August 28, 2014 0 comments Gear
Ed Viesturs Climbs for Kids

Ed Viesturs Climbs for Kids

Ed Viesturs is known for summiting the world’s 8,000-meter peaks without oxygen, but not many people know the work Ed does to help under-resourced youth develop[Read More...]

by August 28, 2014 0 comments Community
How to Make a Shelter in the Backcountry

How to Make a Shelter in the Backcountry

Shelter: It’s one of the back-country essentials, and in a survival situation it can save your life. But do you know how to make a shelter[Read More...]

by August 27, 2014 0 comments Skills
Alpine SUP: Taking SUP to a New Altitude

Alpine SUP: Taking SUP to a New Altitude

Have you ever been to a high alpine lake, like 10,000 ft. and higher? I’m sure you know about the trek that often comes with[Read More...]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Community, Trails
Backpacking Meals: Trail Pizza

Backpacking Meals: Trail Pizza

Being from Chicago, I take my pizza pretty seriously. So, when I’m out in the backcountry, I don’t want to let my standards fall, but[Read More...]

by August 25, 2014 0 comments Food
Nepal with Everest in the background

Preparing for a Trek of a Lifetime: Transformational Journeys

What is your next bucket-list adventure? For professional opera singer and voice coach Awilda Verdejo, it was the 500 mile Camino de Santiago trek over[Read More...]

by August 24, 2014 0 comments Community
Darn Tough Vermont Socks Review

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Review

Darn Tough Vermont Socks, they make a bold claim— “If you can put a hole in our socks, send them back to us personally and we’ll[Read More...]

by August 21, 2014 0 comments Gear
What I Learned Climbing the Volcan Acatenango

What I Learned Climbing the Volcan Acatenango

Piece by Nick Bramer— When he’s not stuck at his desk crunching numbers or analyzing data as a performance & insight manager, Nick has made[Read More...]

by August 21, 2014 0 comments Community, Trails
Photo by Daveynin flickr.com

Pre-Trail Maintenance for Your GPS Receiver

Summer is a great time to head for the trail and practice with a GPS receiver. There are several things hikers can do before leaving[Read More...]

by August 20, 2014 0 comments Skills

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