Will Grant

Will Grant

Will Grant wrote about the Mongol Derby, the world’s hardest horse race, in May 2013.

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No venture is safe from crowdfunding these days, not even searching for an African warlord. Robert Young Pelton wants you to chip in and help track down the notorious leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.

Will Grant
Dec 5, 2013

How do you prepare a mischievous border collie puppy to be a trustworthy adventure companion? Teach him tolerance, spoil him with affection, and avoid the leash.

Will Grant
Sep 24, 2013

All the Jittery Horses

The ponies that carried Genghis Khan’s warriors are small, tough, and skittish as hell, making the prospect of riding them for 1,000 kilometers seem downright insane. American cowboy Will Grant couldn’t resist, so he entered the Mongol Derby—the longest, hardest horse race in the world—determined not just to finish but to win.

Will Grant
Apr 11, 2013

What to do with nearly 42,000 captive mustangs that could be forced off the government dole

Will Grant
Oct 7, 2011

They climbed the biggest walls, descended the longest rivers, and sailed the highest seas. And they went farther and faster under their own power than anyone else in 2010. Chosen for their ambition, their attitude, and their audacious lines, these are Outside's inaugural adventurers of the year.

Katie Ives, Kyle Dickman, Grayson Schaffer, Jen Schwartz, Nick Davidson, and Will Grant
Mar 4, 2011