January 18, 2019

Jenny Tough 650km solo in Bolivia

“No tienes miedo?” – Aren’t you afraid? It’s the first question I got asked in every pueblo as I ran through the Bolivian Andes. For 17 days, I battled with the fear inside my head – and reflected in the people I met – as I ran solo and unsupported across the Sierra Oriental, the […]

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don’t COMPLAIN when hiking 😀

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hiking Chile

For the third time over the past 4 seasons I’m back in Chile, one of the best hiking destinations of the world. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

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site editor offline hiking Patagonia

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2,600-mile loop in the Pacific Northwest

… a new thru-hike created by Ras and Kathy Vaughan. Full-time adventurers, the Vaughans, married for 22 years, have made a habit of setting only known times where they establish never-before-recorded routes. They call themselves Team UltraPedestrian, and they named their new trail the UltraPedestrian (or UP) North Loop. The thru-hike combines parts of four […]

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Continental Divide data

Mac has posted — for the second year in a row — stats he’s collected from 103 CDT thru hikers. – 68% Male, 32% Female – average age 37 – 59.8% began alone – northbound start date April 17th – southbound start date April 23rd – 74% said they’d consider doing it again – favourite pack […]

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Great Himalaya Trail documentary

I’m following an epic story on YouTube – an attempt on the Great Himalaya Trail by ultrarunners Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel. It’s harsh. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

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Walking the Himalayas by Lev Wood

I was disappointed in this book. Others disagree. It’s got fairly good ratings on GoodReads. I learned very little about the Himalayas. Indeed most of the book has him nowhere near the mountains. He’s road walking in the lowlands. I assume Lev’s boring route had to do with logistics for the film crew following along. […]

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The Adventure Blog has moved

Our favourite site covering adventure worldwide — including hiking — has moved to a new URL: AdventureBlog.net The new theme looks great too. Follow them on the site, Facebook or Twitter. Welcome to the New Home for The Adventure Blog https://t.co/oZsCFBBka8 pic.twitter.com/227w9TFso2 — The Adventure Blog (@kungfujedi) January 1, 2019 related – The Adventure Podcast

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West Coast Trail reservations open Jan 7th

It’s difficult to get a reservation for our #1 hike in the world. Be on the phone at 8am Pacific Standard Time to book for summer 2019. West Coast Trail reservations open January 7 at 0800 PST! Check out our West Coast Trail Guide to help plan your adventure. LINK >> https://t.co/D24OaC1KtB #westcoasttrail #beyondthecairn @ParksCanada […]

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