Brad Wieners

Brad Wieners

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Before Henry Worsley, There Was Børge Ousland

David Grann’s New Yorker story about a doomed Antarctic adventurer was a spellbinding read. But as he—and Outside—seem to forget, other people had already done what Worsley was trying to pull off.

Brad Wieners
Feb 20, 2018

To Live and Die in AK

It’s weird that Liam Neeson, who lost his wife, Natasha Richardson, to a ski accident in 2009, would elect to star in a movie as a man devastated by the loss of the woman he loves. In fairness,...

Brad Wieners
Jan 5, 2012

Let Us Now Praise Crazy Mofos

A 2,360-Mile Swim

Cameron Walker, Michael Behar, Devon Jackson, Brad Wieners, Evan Ratliff, Rob Buchanan, and John Galvin
Jun 1, 2004

Coming into the Old Country

Living well is a European tradition, but playing hard is the continent's secret passion. We discover five towns where you'll be both challenged and charmed.

Eric Pfanner, Brad Wieners, Rick Montgomery, Andrew Taber, Eric Hansen, and Paul Bennett
May 1, 2004

Nile Takedown

For decades, no one has dared to run the treacherous lengths of the waters that helped launch the modern age of exploration. Civil war, freelance rebels, capricious bandits, irascible hippos, surly...

Brad Wieners
May 1, 2004

Making the Cut

How Joe Simpson's best-selling thriller became a stunning film epic

Brad Wieners
Jan 2, 2004

Spin City

A rude guide to Manhattan's new island-lapping bike loop

Brad Wieners
Sep 1, 2003

Continental Drift

Get a fresh perspective on the Old Country: pedal, paddle, skate, and hike in these eight ruggedly charming European outposts

John Fox, Neal Thompson, Rob Story, Brad Wieners, and Andrew Taber
Jun 1, 2003

Endurance Rush

Two rival British teams launch a tenacious race to find Shackleton's long-lost ship

Brad Wieners
Jan 12, 2003

Big Kid In a Wicker Basket

David Hempleman-Adams, 46, is a glue salesman, father of three, and Britain's most accomplished living adventurer. The first to hike solo and unsupported to the geomagnetic North Pole (a goal he...

Brad Wieners
Jan 10, 2003

Cooler Heads Prevail

With his slick new ms1 helmet, gear guru Thomas Meyerhoffer continues to reinvent technical style

Brad Wieners
Jan 10, 2003

Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer

Hey, we're with you. Given half a chance, we'd much rather hit the road than the armchair. Nothing can replace the intensity of authentic experience. And yet...

Brad Wieners and The Editors
Jan 1, 2003

What's the Hurry?

For a faster, stronger you, take it slow (with a grain of salt)

Brad Wieners
Dec 1, 2002