A Trailer Park in the Swiss Sky

"Swiss" and "trailer park" are not phrases that you'd typically put together, but hey, why can't the Alps enjoy the fruits of single-wide mobile living? P | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 2 days ago

Solitude and Survival at the South Pole

Standing on the Devon coast, my phone rings. “Hi James, we’d like you to look after Rothera for us. Are you happy to take the job?” “Yes, of course!” Cue a moment of panic. After an hour-long interview only that morning, I have just signed up to work in Antarctica for eighteen mo … | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 2 days ago

Canada’s Finest Surf Is as Fine as it Gets

You can't find these spots without years of experience up t | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 2 days ago

Sketchy: Two Dudes Skied Half Dome to Valley Floor

First time the Half Dome to valley floor ski had been completed. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 3 days ago

REI Didn’t Make a Profit in 2020, Despite Crush of New Outdoor Participants

No dividend for you this year, members. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 3 days ago

Kittie Knox Rode Her Bike Up and Over the 19th Century Color Barrier

Kittie refused to take no for an answer when bicycle clubs tried to enforce their whites only rules. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 3 days ago

Helen, 68, Learns Bikerafting Because It’s Never Too Late

Never stop never stopping. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 3 days ago

Delicious, Filling, and Easy: Spicy Red Lentil Dal

One-pot camping dinners don't get much tastier, filling, or simple. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 4 days ago

Opinion: ‘Look At Me’ Culture Leaves Too Many Marks

I attended a ranger program recently dealing with Leave No Trace. The ranger showed a picture of rock art, or “ancestral inscriptions” as archaeologists often refer to the practice. We agreed that one does not touch or otherwise deface it. Then she flashed a shot of some modern g … | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 4 days ago

Living Off the Grid on a Homemade Island

Who needs land when you have sea? | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 4 days ago

Wanna Follow Along With Percy? Here’s Your Mars Topo Map

Nothing quite so adventurous as visiting | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 5 days ago

Down a Bumpy Road Toward the Light

Reflections on a life well-lived... in a van. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 5 days ago

How 15 Years of Bike Travel Changed a Life

From the filter and subject, Ryan Van Duzer: “A bike puts me smack in the middle of the awesome outdoors, with my legs as the sole engine for exploration. There’s something primal about being so exposed yet so self reliant, setting the pace for my life and always moving forward.” … | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 5 days ago

Pocket Outdoor Buys Outside Magazine, Other Brands In Huge Shakeup

The media acquisitions keep comi | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 6 days ago

How Do Afghans Relax in a War-Torn Region? Go Hiking

War-torn as they may be, the mountains of Afghanistan offer respite. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 6 days ago

The Stars At Night, Shine Big and Bright

68 seconds of wonder. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 6 days ago

Marfa, Texas, Surprises Us Again

This 440-square-foot prefab will have you longing for the desert sky and open plains you never knew you needed. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 9 days ago

Check Out This Sweet Tutorial On Repairing Common Gear Issues

Gear You Repair Yourself Is the Most Sustainable Gear | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 9 days ago

The Alternatives to Instagram-Ready Desert Art

Popular installations often frame the desert as austere and inhospitable. But there are artists who look at the land differently. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 9 days ago

The Longest Blip of Time

The wave is Shipstern’s Bluff. What surfers call a “slab” because the roof of the wave is thick like a slab and tend to fall quickly toward the trough, like a slab of wet concrete. It breaks against the base of cliffs in Tasmania. When it’s | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 9 days ago

Hikers Are Missing at Already Mysterious Dyatlov Pass, a Bizarre Turn

More hikers now missing at mysterious site of death of nine hikers 60 years ago. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 17 days ago

The Motorcycle Queen of Miami Was More than Fast Enough

Long before highways, before cross-country road trips were a thing, there was Bessie Stringfield. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 17 days ago

Oh, the Places You’ll Go in a Little AWD Vehicle

Kid hauler by day, tent hauler by, uh, day. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 17 days ago

Dodge Came So Close To Kickstarting American Off-Road Van Market in the ’90s

Chrysler, why would you deprive us of this? | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 18 days ago

On Winter K2 The Search For Missing Climbers Comes To Reluctant End

Five days after Muhammad Ali Sadpara, John Snorri and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto launched their summit bid on Winter K2, and more than 100 hours since they were last seen from base camp, the search for the missing climbers has ended. A fourth climber, Ali’s son Sajid Sadpara, 22, des … | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 18 days ago

Hiking a Bike Through the Very High Sierra in ‘The Long Way Around’

Ride to the trail, hike the trail, descend back to the start. Bingo bango bongo. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 18 days ago

The Nomad Life Was Never Part of Their Plan, But it Works

The bittersweet realities of life on the road, when it wasn't your choice to begin with. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 19 days ago

Firefall Returns to Yosemite This Week But You’ll Need a Reservation

The firefall is, well, falling this week. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 19 days ago

A Few Thoughts on Camping With Kids

Letting go of expectations is hard. Enjoying what follows is easy. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 19 days ago

Doesn’t Matter What’s Eating You, the Coast Can Fix It

Does something scare you? Yeah, you should probably do it. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 19 days ago

Teach Kids to Think Bikes First With These Sweet Little Mini Cargo Bike Sets

One less (toy) car. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 20 days ago

The Western United States Is a Hotspot for Snow Droughts

A new study compares snowpack across the world and offers a tool to help scientists pinpoint where this critical resource is waning — and what that means for ecosystems and economies. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 20 days ago

The Most Puckering Bike Run You’ll See This Week

Lots of people wouldn't consider walking down these slabs. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 20 days ago

No Word From Winter K2 As Sleepless Summit Push Enters Third Day

At 1 a.m. Saturday local time, three climbers were above 27,000 feet on K2, facing a technical descent in bitter cold and the accumulated fatigue of nearly 48 hours without sleep. Hours before, Bulgarian climber Antanas Skatov fell to his death lower on the mountain. Muhammad Ali … | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 23 days ago

Honoring Heritage in a Renovated Barn

This renovated barn stays true to its roots and creates a brand new home already steeped in history. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 23 days ago

How To Build an Awesome DIY Kitchen in the Back of a Subaru

What can't you fit in the back of a Subaru, anyway? | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 23 days ago

Trip Way, Way Out in the Desert in ‘Desert Oracle’

The "Voice of the Desert," Ken Layne, brings his strange visions of a strange environment to a great little book. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 23 days ago

Go West…No, Further

https://vimeo.com/504073796 Doesn't really ever get old, does it, the West? No matter how many times over the mountains, the red cliffs, the chalky sands, t | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 23 days ago

Preserving the Shackleton and Scott Huts

Three base camps from the ill-fated attempt to cross Antarctica in 1914 reveal troves of historic treasure. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 24 days ago

Leon Crane Survived a Plane Crash and 80 Days in the Alaskan Winter

One of Alaska's greatest survival stories | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 24 days ago

MST3K Fan? You’ll Love This Spoof of Over-Dramatic Gear Ads

It's time for Mystery Ranch Theater, 3000 | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 24 days ago

People Take Care of Public Parks If They Feel They Have a Stake In Them

Doesn't take much really, for us to feel like we should take care of public spaces. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 25 days ago

Meet, and Save, Slim Pickins, A Very Cool Outdoor Shop

The nation's firs | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 25 days ago

Cranberry and Orange Buckwheat Porridge

A yummy alternative to the backpacking breakfast rut. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 25 days ago

This Is What Building a Cabin From Scratch Looks Like

Filmmaker Graeme Jenvey | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 25 days ago

Camp Coffee Snob? We Have the Grinders For You

Sometimes instant coffee is fine. Backpacking long distances, over many days, for example. Sometimes, ancient coffee grounds that you bought for that one trip t | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 26 days ago

We May Or May Not Be in Support of Stealth Camping

When The Man tries to squash your camping urges, there's always the wild and free sleeping poach. | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 26 days ago

All Bike Reviews Should Be This Good

@bikepackingsucks is one of my favorite Instagram follows. H | Continue reading


@adventure-journal.com | 26 days ago