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Death Valley

Death Valley National Park is larger than two states and encompasses more than 3 million acres. And thanks to its name, coined by the ‘49ers as they took a short cut to…

In their own words, meet the veteran team of Jackson Hole Mountain Guides. For the past 15 years, Mountain Hardwear has partnered with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides to put their apparel and…

Leading designers of rugged, lightweight mobile accessories, UAG, have officially launched their global #BuiltToGoFurther Campaign film featuring seven of Instagram’s best outdoor photographers. UAG invited content creators @ArtofVisuals, @Emmett_Sparling, @ItsBigBen,             @shortstache,   @kylevandever, @braedin,…

Women's Canoe trip in Canada's Northwest

In 2019, Wild Women Expeditions will host two canoe expeditions on rivers in Canada’s Northwest Territories that figure among the most epic paddling routes in the world. The rivers are the Keele…

Patagonia excursions | Gearminded.com

Want adventure and comfort on your next vacation? Make it a “luxpedition.” Cycle through Europe or Asia and rest your legs in luxury hotels. Reach the trails of the Alps by river…

Making food part of every adventure is Chef Eduardo Garcia’s mission. From childhood, the only thing that mattered was getting outside. With fellow chef Ranga Perera, they create a most-enviable meal on…

Italy’s first international MTB stage race has been announced for July 20-27, 2019. The Appenninica MTB Stage Race offers a brand-new course composed of seven stages over 550 km and 20,000 m of elevation…

With October being National Energy Awareness Month and a major solar energy producer recently receiving an exemption to the Trump Administration’s tariffs, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Greenest…

Riding Ancient Berber Trails Awakening to the morning prayer call reverberating around the mountains, I wobble to the window where the world is beginning to stir. The sun is painting the peaks orange…

Three friends set off on a 400km bikepacking and packraft expedition through the heart of the sacred headwaters in northwestern British Columbia, birthplace of three critical salmon rivers, and home to the…

“Back in 2014, Marc Maurer started in Cologne, Germany, and rode all the way to Istanbul, Turkey. Upon arriving, he cancelled his return flight and decided to pedal back home. Marc has…

Have you been whale watching before? Us too, but never like this: “It’s going to be a triple breach! Get ready, it’s going to be a triple breach!” Well, he had us…

Have you ever felt the urge to get up and go? I mean go, really go! Forget about your daily “responsibilities” type of go. If so, you best act on that urge…

Graeme (86) and Betty (91) aren’t your “traditional tandem cyclists.” In fact, at 83 years of age Betty overcame bowel cancer in eight days thanks to her physical fitness, a result of…

“Iran by mountain bike was simply amazing.” From feeling free in the endless mountains to the welcoming hospitality of the locals, Iran was both a surprise and breath of fresh air for…

Founded on the belief that everyone is welcome, Memphis Rox opened a climbing gym to be at the center of the city’s revitalization. Prior to its construction, nobody thought twice about the…

In this latest edition of H+I Adventures #MTBminute video series, they are taking on the topic of ‘How to replace a gear cable’. One that everyone thinks they know the answer to, but where…

Fly-Fishing Belize

Who says vacationing has to be unhealthy? The growing popularity of health and wellness retreats is a testament to our growing interest in fitness and longevity, even while traveling. Say goodbye to the…

Inspired by the 71% of the planet covered by water, Blackburn Design has created WATER CYCLE, an ongoing documentary film project. In the second chapter, OCEAN, we follow Ashley Llyod Thompson, a…

There’s bike races like the Tour De France and then there’s bike races such as the Inca Divide. Although each has it’s unthinkable challenges, only one requires the rider overcome all obstacles…

The Recover partner documentary film Still River Silent Jungle (SRSJ) whitewater expedition launches on the Tuichi river in Bolivia. Committed to raising awareness and helping to protect the communities and biodiversity that…

AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand have launched a new world-first adventure tourism experience – the Nevis Catapult – in the remote Nevis Valley near Queenstown, New Zealand. The Catapult sees thrill seekers…

Hiking Across Little Blackfoot River

Montana is a place you have to see to believe and autumn in the Treasure State is no exception. With fewer crowds in the fall, it’s almost like you have the place…

Last year, more than 300 million people visited America’s national parks. Unfortunately, many roads and bridges, visitor centers, historic buildings, trails and campgrounds in our parks need critical repairs and upgrades to…

Ride & Seek Announces 990 Mile Berlin-to-Budapest “Iron Curtain” Cycling Tour

Ride & Seek is excited to unveil a New Berlin-to-Budapest “Iron Curtain” epic cycling adventure that includes five capitals and five distinct cultures connected through a historic period that changed the world….

The Last Guardians takes viewers to the Ecuadorian Amazon to further understand the struggle of indigenous community members as they defend their land and culture against the threats they face from extractive industries….

The Grand Canyon Scenic Image

This jagged 277-mile-long gorge carved by the Colorado River and reaching depths of a mile is one of world’s seven natural wonders and the centerpiece of Grand Canyon National Park. You can…

H+I Adventures have crafted a new series of #MTBminute videos designed to give you easy-to-follow tips for your mountain bike life; in this latest installment they are talking on the ‘How to…

Cycling Tour of Piedmont

Tourissimo, an expert in Italian soft adventure tourism, is excited to announce a special edition chef-led bike tour of Piedmont where guests will learn about the Slow Food movement at the University of…

KCET has announced a new 30-minute broadcast special and digital initiative exploring Southern California called SOCAL WANDERER. What started on KCET.org as a popular online blog sharing fantastic destinations and hidden gems,…

The Big Basin Old Growth Classic is coming on August 25, 2018. Big Basin Redwoods State Park was established in 1902 and is California’s oldest State Park. It is home to the…

Gerry Lopez and Wayne Lynch have spent most of their lives looking forward—especially when they were finding new lines in the tube and on the face. But the two surfers sat down…

An important message from Recover Brands: “Be the impact in the places you love, the places you have yet to explore, and the places you return to every chance you get…” Whether…

In the Caribbean watching the sunset

A global adventure travel company that offers a world of experiences, Xanterra Travel Collection announced a host of deals on everything from luxury resorts to cruising the high seas, lodging and experiences in…

Starting July 6, the online digital series CALIFORNIA COASTAL TRAIL will premiere six new video segments at kcet.org/coastaltrail. The web series explores the majestic California Coastal Trail; its past, its present and its…

Zurich Airport at susnet

It turns out adventure travel is not just for the under 40 age group nor the exclusive domain of experienced adventure enthusiasts anymore – and the majority of those booking adventure travel…

Resurrected by Brooklyn-based architecture and design firm, STUDIOKCA, a 38-foot-tall whale made with over five tons of plastic now rests in a city center as a response to Bruges Triennial’s 2018 theme “Liquid City.”…

How to minimize risk of mosquito bites with advice from Baylor University.

Summer signals an increase in mosquito populations, and with more mosquitoes buzzing around, that means more people are dealing with mosquito bites and their consequences, from an itchy inconvenience to serious diseases,…

The American Alpine Club 

The American Alpine Club (AAC), America’s oldest and largest non-profit organization for climbers, is pleased to announce that UIAA World Cup Ice Climbing is coming to Denver, Colorado February 23 – 24, 2019. The new North American tour…

Legendary surfboard shaper, Bob Pearson, talks about dedication to craftsmanship and the art of shaping boards for the best wave riders in the world. His words are wise and his presence inspirational…

Imagine seeing the perfect van for your adventure-filled life, In fact, this van is so perfect that you can picture yourself touring the country with your gear in tow as you visit…

In collaboration with Rainforest Connection, an environmental nonprofit, the Tembé are using old cell phones hidden in trees and TensorFlow, Google’s open-source machine learning tool, to listen for sounds of illegal logging….

Conservation Hero Awards | Gearminded.com

A recent win for all wildlife advocates, the National Audubon Society recently announced bipartisan support on critical initiatives to protect and conserve bird populations across the country. Most important to our mindset…

Sri Lanka Volcano Trek | Gearminded.com

How does an active travel adventure for a natural high sound? So, even though “getting high” is legal in both the U.S. and Canada, we think some outdoor adventure should suffice for…

The Trans Ecuador Mountain Bike Route runs the length of the country’s volcanic corridor, following jeep tracks and low traffic sealed roads. Of course, bikepacking in general requires a certain mindset and…

"The Bench", Tahoe Rim Trail

Have you been craving a singletrack escape where you and your bike can enjoy a little alone time together? Well, how does a quickie to the base of the Sierras sound? Can…

Kayak fishing, especially in the open ocean, presents many dangers that often get overlooked i.e., hook to the face, capsizing, exhaustion from the sun and many others. Surprisingly, encounters with aggressive Giant…

H+I Adventures have crafted a new series of #MTBminute videos designed to give you easy-to-follow tips for your mountain bike life; in this latest installment they are talking on the ‘Attack position’….

Antarctica; dream destination for those seeking the ultimate adventure, including nowhere-else-on-earth landscapes, wildlife that you only see on documentaries, and the rarest of photographic opportunities. It’s enough to get my blood pumping….

takayna / Tarkine in northwestern Tasmania is home to one of the last undisturbed tracts of Gondwanan rainforest in the world, and one of the highest concentrations of Aboriginal archaeology in the hemisphere….

The 2018 Perskindol Swiss Epic kicks off five days of pure mountain bike heaven in Bettmeralp. Riders navigate some 50 Valais municipalities visiting quaint mountain villages, past traditional vineyard terraces, along historic…

Red Bull Media House’s latest documentary, North of Nightfall, which captures Darren Berrecloth, Cam Zink, Carson Storch, and Tom van Steenbergen exploring massive, big mountain lines in the Arctic, is now available worldwide. The documentary produced in partnership…

President Jimmy Carter grew up in awe of nature’s wonder. But it wasn’t until he first paddled the Chattooga River that he understood the power and majesty of a wild, free-flowing stream….

Chums Announces the Ultimate River Guide Competition | Gearminded.com

 Chums, eyewear retainer and outdoor accessory brand, announced today the finalists of its Ultimate River Guide competition. After receiving nominations from guiding outfitters across the country, Chums has narrowed down submissions to…

As a California native, you grow up hearing about the weird and wild place that is Death Valley. But it’s not until you visit for your first time that any of these…