Category: Adventure Journal

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When Your Partner Needs to Do Big Expeditions

When Your Partner Needs to Do Big Expeditions

One December, we sat around the pine kitchen island drinking pamplemousse La Croix and IPAs. Through the bubbles, Jake, my fiancée, excitedly t [...]
Birk Irving live from Mt Hood – ‘Dirk Days Ep. 4’

Birk Irving live from Mt Hood – ‘Dirk Days Ep. 4’

With a camera in hand and skis on his feet, Birk Irving has been keeping the people entertained with his recent series ‘Dirk Days’. S [...]
Trail Run the Alps, For Goodness’ Sake

Trail Run the Alps, For Goodness’ Sake

Dan and Janine Patitucci’s VW van broke down in Utah a long time ago and while they waited for repair they went trail running. They snappe [...]
As it Ebbs the Colorado River Comes Alive

As it Ebbs the Colorado River Comes Alive

The Colorado River is revealing its secrets. For decades a World War II landing craft lay submerged 200 feet beneath Lake Mead’s surface — but [...]
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 realiz [...]
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 o [...]
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 Washing [...]
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 [...]
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 sea [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 summ [...]
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, [...]
K2 welcomes Delilah Cupp to the team

K2 welcomes Delilah Cupp to the team

Long time JSkis content queen and absolute ripper Delilah Cupp is no longer hanging with the Vermont-based brand. Del has signed on w [...]
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