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  • In the Heart of New Zealand

    May 15, 2015

    We got the call from Genny, the photo editor at Backpacker, at the end of January. She had an…

  • Nepal | A Change of Plans

    April 14, 2015

    News of the closed pass to Jomsom rippled through our trekking group. “9 people missing, thigh deep snow, avalanches…”…

  • High Altitude Climbing Expedition in Tibet/China

    February 12, 2015

    Guest post by Christopher Miller I was down in Australia for the first half of the year, living off...

  • Experiencing Silverton

    January 16, 2015

    Guest Post by Kalen Thorien – A few years ago I had my first experience skiing in New Zealand…

  • The Forgotten Trails

    December 29, 2014

    Guest post by Ian Provo. The Uinta mountains in north eastern Utah encompasses the largest wilderness area in the…

  • Himalaya Alpine Guides

    December 5, 2014

    Guest post by Kyle Bates of Himalaya Alpine. Along a dusty and winding road, precipitous with steep river valleys…

  • One Girl’s Road Trip from Texas to Canada

    November 18, 2014

    Guest post by Gaby James “Ma’am?” she said in my direction. I turned toward the gas station attendant. “Yes?”...

  • Sea Kayaking the California Coast

    November 11, 2014

    Guest post by Jason Self. When asked recently to describe my best moment on the water this summer, I...

  • The Provo Bros: Making of “What Kind of Meat”

    October 21, 2014

    Guest Post by Neil Provo. When my brother Ian and I got our first fly rods as young teenagers,…

  • Descending the River of Doubt

    October 14, 2014

    Guest Post by Dave Freeman. In 1914, President Theodore Roosevelt descended an unexplored, rapids-filled tributary of the Amazon. He…

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    Goal Zero in Guatemala

    September 29, 2014

    Our friend Nate Lamb recently shared a story with us about his work in Guatemala. He witnessed a life-altering surgery being...

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    High Altitude Bouldering in Tibet

    September 16, 2014

    This past July, our friend Chris Miller set off on a high altitude bouldering expedition to a Tibetan paradise…