Chris Brinlee Jr.

Chris Brinlee Jr.

Whether he’s climbing in the Himalayas or writing from LA, Chris Brinlee Jr. is an adventurer and storyteller who just can't stay put. Chris contributes to Outside's new outdoors lifestyle column, IndefinitelyWild. Follow his adventures on Instagram


An Everyman's Guide to Planning Epic Adventure

Three years ago, I went on my first-ever backpacking trip. About a year later, I decided it would be a great idea to quit my job and go on epic adventures around the world.

Chris Brinlee Jr.
Dec 2, 2016

How to Live Out of Your Car

How do you give up on being stationary and move onto the road? We're so glad you asked.

Chris Brinlee Jr.
Nov 30, 2016

How Julbo Designs Your Glacier Glasses

In 1888, Jules Baud set out to design a pair of glasses that would protect climbers' eyes from glare entering from the sides, as well as from the front. Today, Julbo's mountain glasses are still made...

Chris Brinlee Jr.
Jul 28, 2016

The Ultimate Performance Diet for Human-Powered Adventure

For his four-month-long Antarctic trek, Horn will be pulling a 450 Lbs sled, most of which is food. His daily consumption will start at 6,000 calories, increasing to 7,500 across the first week, as...

Chris Brinlee Jr.
Apr 21, 2016

The Case for Ditching Your Truck for a Vintage Snowcat

Last week, Outside reported that Yellowstone National Park is auctioning off most of its old Snowcats. Thinking of buying one? We reached out to someone who already does to ask what it’s like owning...

Chris Brinlee Jr.
Mar 24, 2016

The Noob's Guide to Rock Climbing

Always wanted to go climbing, but don’t know where to start? We’re here to help, with this basic guide to climbing styles, techniques, and jargon. Hopefully it helps remove some of the mystery, helps...

Chris Brinlee Jr.
Mar 16, 2016