Category: Adventure Journal

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Turn Your Adventures Into Scientific Expeditions

Turn Your Adventures Into Scientific Expeditions

When Gregg Treinish set out to hike the length of the Andes Mountains at age 24, there was a lot he didn’t know. For starters, he didn’t realize [...]
Photo Gallery: Mountain Lakes of Idaho’s Sawtooths

Photo Gallery: Mountain Lakes of Idaho’s Sawtooths

By Michael Lanza I may be risking an impassioned debate here, but I think there are very few mountain ranges in America with as many drop-dead [...]
An Astrophotographer Explains Why They Stand in the Cold All Night Long

An Astrophotographer Explains Why They Stand in the Cold All Night Long

The stars are best viewed when it's bone-chilling cold. Here's what makes it worth it. Source Link [...]
Eric Shipton’s Style and Whims Shaped Mountaineering History

Eric Shipton’s Style and Whims Shaped Mountaineering History

In 1931, no one had climbed higher than Eric Shipton, a British coffee planter who cut his climbing teeth in Africa and made the first ascent of [...]
It’s Cold, It’s Far, It’s Dark, It’s Perfect

It’s Cold, It’s Far, It’s Dark, It’s Perfect

A little winter chill at this, the peak of summer. Source Link [...]
Beef Curry Noodle Bowl For the Hungry Backpacker

Beef Curry Noodle Bowl For the Hungry Backpacker

Serves: 2Total time: Home: 30 mins Camp: 15 mins[ratings] This recipe was originally done years ago for the Washingto [...]
A Guest Blog from John Muir*

A Guest Blog from John Muir*

I was longing for an adventure, but money was scarce and I couldn’t see how a bread supply was to be kept up. Or at least, that was my current ex [...]
When Wilderness Kayaking Goes Wrong

When Wilderness Kayaking Goes Wrong

Nouria Newman is a badass kayaker, but that doesn’t mean everything goes smoothly when she’s trying a new line on a new river in a new seaso [...]
Here’s What You Pack if You’re, Say, Riding and Rafting Across Iceland

Here’s What You Pack if You’re, Say, Riding and Rafting Across Iceland

Friend of AJ and in-demand photographer Chris Burkard *technically* lives on California’s [...]
Western Wild Salmon Might Finally Get a Big Win They Desperately Need

Western Wild Salmon Might Finally Get a Big Win They Desperately Need

For the last 35 years I’ve been covering what we call the “salmon wars” in the Pacific Northwest, writing so many stories about salmon heading to [...]
Best Things To Do in Aspen In Summer – Bearfoot Theory

Best Things To Do in Aspen In Summer – Bearfoot Theory

When you think of Aspen, Colorado, you may think of ritzy hotels and decadent parties, or world-class skiing. But it’s also surrounded by some of N [...]
8 Memorable Adventures In Arkansas You Need To Go On

8 Memorable Adventures In Arkansas You Need To Go On

Adventures in Arkansas are easy to find because there are loads of them. With 52 State Parks seven national parks (home of the first national park) [...]
K2 Sherpa Train Hauls 145 People To The Summit In One Day

K2 Sherpa Train Hauls 145 People To The Summit In One Day

No fewer than 145 people topped out on K2 last Friday, more than doubling in a single day the Savage Mountain’s highest yearly total of 62 summit [...]
Helping Water Find Its Own Level

Helping Water Find Its Own Level

In a mountainous village in the Peruvian Andes, community members care for an ancient system that helps provide water for avocado trees, hops, po [...]
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