June 17, 2018

Hike the Manaslu Circuit in Nepal SOON

Though it requires a guide, Manaslu is a fantastic hike. It has less than 10% of the hikers of nearby Annapurna Circuit. Sadly the experience is being degraded due to road construction. The Chinese are pushing through the Himalayas via Tsum valley. Read Manaslu/Tsum Valley Updates May 5 2018.

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Marinel M. de Jesus, Brown Gal Trekker

Through the Adventure Podcast I connected with Marinel M. de Jesus, Brown Gal Trekker. Marinel practiced law for 15 years — then quit — deciding she’d rather spend her time trekking. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. She guides clients, especially female clients, on travels and treks. When not on those trips Marinel works […]

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climbing Ha Ling, Canmore, Alberta

Mattson and Anderson have problems getting to the top of the most popular peak east of Banff. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

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Te Araroa Trail, New Zealand

Te Araroa (The Long Pathway) is New Zealand‘s long distance tramping route, stretching ~3000 km (1850 miles) along the length of the country’s two main islands from Cape Reinga to Bluff. It is made up of a mixture of older tracks and walkways, new tracks and link sections alongside roads. … Most thru-hikers take between three and six months for a complete trip. … Attitude Over […]

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how to wash your tent

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. (via Adventure Blog)

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hiking Reflection Canyon, Utah

… The route is long, rough and remote — the trailhead from Escalante, Utah takes 2 to 3 hours to get to during periods of good weather — and you still have to navigate 8-9 miles off-trail through fully-exposed sand and sage brush, across slickrock, and up and down rutted desert ravines. Don’t be fooled […]

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My Interview on Adventure Podcast #17

Kraig Becker: The latest episode of The Adventure Podcast is now available for download. As usual, you can grab it from Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. I’ve also attached it to this blog post for those who prefer to listen directly from their browser …. Adventure Blog – Interview with Rick McCharles of BestHIke.com We talked best hiking trails in […]

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Ash Dykes to walk the Yangtze

Ash makes a long, tough trudge look like it’s adventure sport. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. ashdykes.com

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WHY I hike – Eddie Bauer contest

You could win a $100 gift certificate by tagging #whyIhike #eddiebauer and #contest on Instagram or Twitter. I submitted a couple of photos.

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WHY Adventure Race?

“I don’t know how else to explain … it’s CRAZY.” Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. Expedition Alaska 2015.

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