The John Muir Trail is a spectacular, 220 mile walk through the High Sierra of California. It’s an absolutely spectacular section of ~200 miles of backpacking through the High Sierra of California.
Everything you could ever want to know about preparation for thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Follow along as Vee and Tim embark on a long distance journey.
Traveling off-trail can unlock a new world of possibilities for exploring nature. You can chart your own path, go deep into the unknown, and get closer and closer to the middle of Nowhere
Before I head out on any kind of adventure, I ask myself these three very basic questions. This routine defines my ‘purpose’ for any trip.
Call me biased ‘cause it's my home mountain, but I think there is no better place in the lower 48 to jump into mountaineering than good ol Wy’east
Why make a spreadsheet? Because you'll thank yourself later.
Friends aren’t always the best ‘adventure partners’.
Recently, my partner (fellow OPL gear tester Patrick) and I went on a 6-week journey to the Balkans in Eastern Europe. We wanted to do it all: climb, hike, camp, sightsee, learn, explore, and eat delicious food. That meant we…
From the calm serene lakes of Boulder, Colorado, to the salty seas of Kona, Hawaii, the Advanced Elements Fishbone™ EX: AE1064 is the perfect inflatable stand up paddle board for a wide array of SUPing adventures. As an avid SUPer,…
As an outdoor professional, I am watching my son approach his teen years and reflecting on why I was so adamant to incorporate adventure in his life and how he has benefitted so far. Why is adventure so powerful? Why…