Adventure Archive

The Tour de France Is Going Virtual

Well, sort of. There's no racing on the roads yet, but pro teams are flocking to a digital version that will be broadcast to fans.

Joe Lindsey
Jun 29, 2020

We Can No Longer Take Breathing for Granted

Between a global pandemic, protests against police brutality, and unprecedented environmental rollbacks, a lifelong asthmatic reflects on how 2020 is the year we must come to terms with the tenuous nature of this simple act—and why ensuring our fragile future begins with protecting our air

Amy Irvine
Jun 25, 2020

How Do We Prevent the Next Pandemic?

Understanding the interface between humankind and wildlife is essential to averting infectious-disease outbreaks. We can't afford to ignore it anymore.

Wufei Yu
Jun 24, 2020

Eliot Jackson on Why It's Risky—and Necessary—to Speak Out Right Now

The professional mountain biker has never made race a platform. But amid the protests against racial injustice, he opens up about being Black in a predominantly white sport, the challenges he's faced on and off the track, and what we can all do to address bias in the outdoor community.

Eliot Jackson
Jun 23, 2020

Alaska Airlifts ‘Into the Wild’ Bus Out of the Wild

In recent years, the bus once occupied by Christopher McCandless had attracted tourists from all over the world—a growing number of whom had to be rescued in their attempt to reach the remote location. Now, apparently, the authorities have had enough.

Eva Holland
Jun 18, 2020

A Kayaker’s Brush with Death

On a solo expedition in the Himalayas, whitewater paddler Nouria Newman nearly drowned—then found her purpose

Jun 17, 2020