Adventure and backcountry travel around North America and the World.
Epic Photos: Will Gadd Climbs Inside Greenland Ice Cap
Famed ice climber Will Gadd repels deep into Greenland’s ice shelf to learn more about global warming and climb some mind-blowing routes.
Caroling the Grand Canyon: How to Survive the Great Ditch in Winter
Rafting the Grand Canyon in winter is one of North America’s great adventures. One man tells his experience of a winter Grand Canyon raft trip and how to do one yourself.
Suction Cup Bike Rack: Testing the Safety of Kupper Car Mounts
Will giant suction cups securely transport your bicycle?
So You Want to Be an Influencer: The Realities of Being Insta-Famous
‘Instagram doesn’t really have a retirement plan.’ — Brianna Madia
Travelers, Ditch the Bottled Water: LifeStraw Pitcher Provides Clean H2O From the Tap
Filtering water from lakes and streams is great, but what about your overseas Airbnb? Meet the LifeStraw Home glass pitcher.
Summit an 8,700-Foot Peak Overlooking ‘El Capitán’ — In Texas
Near the border of West Texas and New Mexico, the Guadalupe Mountains host Texas’ four tallest peaks. We ascended a surprisingly challenging 3,000 feet to Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas, to peer into Mexico and soak in the desert views.
Dodge Baggage Fees With the Cotopaxi Allpa 35L: Review
The Cotopaxi Allpa’s $190 sticker price may seem high for a carry-on piece. But a clever combination of design, organization, and features may actually save travelers money on baggage fees in the long run.
‘Quit Your Job’: Eagle Creek Will Send You on Outdoor Sabbatical
American workers forgo 700 million vacation days each year. Eagle Creek wants to change that with its national Quit Your Job campaign.
Travel Tested: Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC & Nomad 28 Plus Solar Kit
I took Goal Zero’s latest battery pack and solar combo — the Sherpa 100AC Power Bank and Nomad 28 Plus Solar Panel — to Nepal to see watt all the fuss is about.
Insomnia? Listen to App-Based Bedtime Stories by ‘Extreme Sleep Adventurer’
Phoebe Smith has slept soundly on mountaintops and inside glaciers. Now she’s sharing her secrets through the popular app Calm. Think bedtime stories for adults.
American West Road Trip: 5 Lessons I Learned
Last year, I slept in my car for eight months and visited 17 national parks. This guide provides little-known tips on how to make the most out of your road trip.
A Year in a Skoolie: What We Love (And What We Don’t)
My wife and I have lived in a converted school bus for 365 days now. Here’s what we’ve loved (and a few things we haven’t loved) about the skoolie life.
Jordan Travel: 5 Adventures You Can’t Miss
Jordan is booming with adventure, indoors and out. From Petra to Wadi Rum, this guide outlines bike tours, ancient archaeological visits, and nights under the stars.
Ready to Dabble in Adventure Travel? Try These Top Trending Destinations
See where some of the most adventurous travelers are putting down temporary roots to explore the wildest stuff.
Channel Islands National Park: A Remote Island Getaway Ends With Evacuation
A recent trip to Channel Islands National Park proved that its little-known islands off the coast of Los Angeles are full of rugged adventures and surprises. Spoiler alert: There are adorable native island foxes everywhere.
Adventure Grant: NordicTrack Is Giving Away a Dream Trip (and Trainer)
Don’t call it a resolution. Go bigger. Start training for your dream adventure trip compliments of NordicTrack.
Slope Chauffeur: Liftopia Offers Bus Service for Skiers
Plus, a discounted ski lift ticket is included if you need one. But you can cut out that cost if you already have a season pass.
Locked Doors, No Toilets: A Government Shutdown at Our National Parks
Little-to-no services are available in national parks when there’s a federal government shutdown. Our editor visited Saguaro National Park on the eighth day of the December 2018 shutdown to witness the effects firsthand.