Know what you’re getting yourself into with this handy guide.
Know what you’re getting yourself into with this handy guide. (illustration: Tim Tomkinson)

The Ascent of Adventure Man

Note to potential mates: He gets (mostly) better with age.

Know what you’re getting yourself into with this handy guide.
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Dirtbag

Desirability: Low
Dependability: Low
Features: No underwear

Till Boredom Do Us Part

Four of our writers recount stories from the four different stages in their relationships. How to find a partner who shares your passion for living bravely.

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Weekend Warrior

Desirability: Moderate
Dependability: Moderate
Features: Extreme multitool

Pro Bro

Desirability: High
Dependability: Low
Features: $500 technical shell, $500 raw demim

Hero Dad

Desirability: Moderate
Dependability: High
Features: Free-range child names Makalu

Gentleman Explorer

Desirability: High
Dependability: High
Features: Peruvian scarf scored on a guided “expedition”
 

From Outside Magazine, November 2016 Lead illustration: Tim Tomkinson

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