Elise Wortley is replicating the achievements of historical female adventurers, wearing only the gear that would have been available to them at the time
If you're taking this time to reassess your career or set some new adventure goals, here are four affordable courses to add to your list
A week of running rivers around Voss, Norway, with French kayaking sensation Nouria Newman and her buddies
With a résumé full of wins at kayaking's most prestigious competitions and historic first descents of the planet's deadliest whitewater, Nouria Newman is considered one of the greatest paddlers around. So why can't she turn her passion into a sustainable career?
Extend that layover—these megacities have plenty of outdoor activities within an hour or two of downtown
On October 6, Nabongo became the first documented black woman and first Ugandan to travel to every sovereign nation. Here’s what she learned along the way.
A new book showcases the globe-trotting work of a photographer whose life mission is to document masks from endangered cultures
Over the past ten years, more than 160 Tibetans have committed self-immolation—the act of setting yourself on fire—to protest Chinese occupation of their country. Has this had any lasting effect? In an extraordinary journey to Dharamsala, India, the center of Tibetan culture in exile, a journalist and a scholar talk to family members about the meaning and costs of the ultimate political sacrifice.
More than 75 years ago, ancient remains of hundreds of people were found in a Himalayan lake. Scientists recently revealed more clues about where the people came from and how they could have died.
In the fall of 2018, the 26-year-old American missionary traveled to a remote speck of sand and jungle in the Indian Ocean, attempting to convert one of the planet's last uncontacted tribes to Christianity. The islanders killed him, and Chau was pilloried around the world as a deluded Christian supremacist who deserved to die. Alex Perry pieces together the life and death of a young adventurer driven to extremes by unshakable faith.
After a trip to Kilimanjaro with her father, Lilliana Libecki wanted to create a new way to give back
New research shows just how much global warming is eating away at the glaciers on the world’s highest peaks
A group of Indians claimed they reached the top of the peak, but they may not have made it past Camp III
Some of the world's most unique places are disappearing fast, as a result of climate change. It might be time to rearrange your bucket list.
A helicopter search spotted five bodies in avalanche debris
'When Rivers Rise' shows how India and Google are partnering to provide better intelligence to inform flood warnings and evacuations
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Canadian adventurer Bruce Kirkby decided that his family was in a technology-driven rut, so he set up a grueling journey from British Columbia to Zanskar, a remote region in northern India. The dream was exploration and growth. The reality involved unexpected risks that made him wonder if the whole thing was an epic mistake.
This spring, Italians Stefano Conz, Giovanni Testa, Davide Bozalla, and Vittorio Michelini—aka Team Rust and Dust—set out to cover more than 2,000 miles across India in rickshaws. Hosted by an organization called The Adventurists, The Rickshaw Run gave 69 teams the keys to two-cylinder, seven horsepower stallions to take on a free-form route across India through, as the event’s website put it, “whatever shit the road throws at you.” Getting lost, getting stuck, and breaking down are guaranteed. Here, Team Rust and Dust shares a few of their fondest moments. They came in last.
Unpacking the buzz around the latest performance food
Nearly 30 years ago, Jimmy Nelson set it upon himself to document that last of the world's ancient tribes and peoples with his 50-year-old 4x5 film camera.
After winning the coveted audience award at Sundance, the documentary 'Meru' is getting a nationwide theatrical release next month. How did a climbing movie break through with mainstream audiences? Credit the incredible story at its center: a tale of tragedy, family, friendship, risk, and the redemptive power of suffering.