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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…

Whether you’re a full-blown adventure junkie or “more of a music person,” you’ll love following Ben Weaver’s weekly journal as he rides the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route and shares his music…

The plan was simple for XPDTN3 MOROCCO: “escape wintery weather to sunnier climbs…where could we guarantee that the weather would be suited to our needs? At the Sahara Desert — the world’s…

Dreamscapes II sends you right in the wintry mountainscapes of the Allgäu. You will see these mountains from perspectives nobody has ever seen before. A mountainous region in Southern Germany (Bavaria), the Allgäu…

Pack Burro Racing is a sport indigenous to the State of Colorado with origins that are steeped in legend. In a typical burro race, a runner and a burro (donkey) travel a…

Journey to the Most Intriguing Natural Phenomena on the Planet With These Trips

Whether looking up to the sky to spot the aurora borealis dancing over Iceland’s snow-capped mountains, submerging into a tropical paradise on the Great Barrier Reef or reaching extraordinary heights on Nepal’s…

This documentary film is about the rare cancer — mesothelioma — and the dark history behind its cause, asbestos. Fueled by curiosity about their grandmother’s surprising death from a rare form of…

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With more than 7 million people participating across the country, the National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife movement is the nation’s longest-running and largest effort dedicated to helping wildlife locally. The initiative reconnects our neighborhoods,…

Mountain bike legends Hans “No Way” Rey, Danny Macaskill, and Gerhard Czerner attempt the impossible… The first back to back mountain bike ascents and descents of Mt. Kenya and Kilimanjaro Africa’s second…

Tumbleweed Bicycle Company is proud to present El Silencio: Cycling The Peruvian Andes, a film by Jay Ritchey. El Silencio brings the viewer along through the highs and lows of four cyclists as…

Joe Riis has the job that every child in the world dreams of: He is a celebrated National Geographic wildlife photographer. He spends his life embarking on adventures to the wildest places…

Graubünden can proudly call itself “Home of Trails.” In no other alpine region are there so many trails in such a small area. The regions reputation was also followed by Danny MacAskill…

Patagón is the video that tells the adventure of Montanus during the bike and packraft exploration of a remote area of southern Patagonia, where, between the Austral Andes and the huge glacial…

In 1987, Yvon and Malinda Chouinard took the decision for Patagonia to settle at the foot of Mont Blanc in the French alpine resort of Chamonix. They mark their adventure of the…

If you haven’t experienced a feeling of wanderlust that presented the urge to pick up a backpack and go, you will now. Leader’s in carry design, Osprey knowns a thing, or two,…

National parks are home to some of our nation’s most unique species. And remarkable as they may be, there’s no denying that seeing their offspring in the wild is that much cooler….

For Kimi Werner, spearfishing has always been about deepening her connection to the beauty and providence of the sea. On a recent journey to the Tuamotu Archipelago, she had a chance to…

Welcome to the bike packing Myanmar series from Two Wander Yonder: Episode 1. We cross the border from Thailand, and are instantly welcomed by the beautiful people, we find ourselves in some…

Experience the beauty of Mt. Everest at night in this time-lapse. Through the lens of  award-winning filmmaker, Elia Saikaly, the following account details the inspiration behind this magnificent footage: While most climbers…

On an island Faroe, Faroe, Faroe way James Pearson, Cedar Wright, and Yuji Hirayama travel to climb the world’s tallest sea cliff, Cape Enniberg. Not their usual landscape for planning a climbing…

Mark Healey is one of the most diverse ocean athletes in the world. From spearfishing and free diving, to big wave surfing and everything in between. In this 4-part series entitled “Connect…

Directed and produced by Laurence Hills, Kilimanjaro is a short film that documents the most unforgiving filming location Laurence has had the pleasure to visit. The film was shot over 7 days, climbing…

The Capsule is a padded camera case that fits inside all Mission Workshop backpacks 22-liters and larger to create a durable and weatherproof camera pack. The Capsule Camera Insert is built to…

A backcountry bike packing adventure commissioned by evo, Chris Shalbot chose a section of the Continental Divide to tell his story: a lesson in participation as an act of conservation. With the…

The Land Run 100 was created in 2013 for the love of sharing amazing roads in places where cyclists haven’t been before. In late 2011, as the District Bicycles family was beginning to…

If you could, would you travel to Namibia on a safari? If so, what do you imagine Namibia would look like? What would you expect to see, smell, hear or taste? Would…

Diver Rich Horner has captured video of himself swimming through water densely strewn with plastic waste and yellowing food wrappers, with the occasional tropical fish darting around. The footage was shot at…

If we told you that a greater connection to nature could make you a more happy person, would you believe us? Well, A new study from BBC Earth and the University of…

For big-wave surfer and North Shore native Mark Healey, life has always revolved around the water. To his family, friends, and the surfing community he is a true waterman. As Mark explains,…

From technical apparel company Pertex, Elemental Journeys: To Become Known follows a young woman who reflects on how her experiences in the mountains shape her interactions in the modern world. If you…

Enjoy this short film featuring Osprey athlete Lorraine Blancher as she explores the mountain bike trails on the border of Argentina and Chile. From the start, this adventure through the Atacama presented…

Hadley Hammer was a young girl growing up in Jackson, Wyoming with big dreams. Like many of us, she went to school full-time with the plan of working professionally in the hospitality…

With roots in Boulder, CO, the mountains have been a formative force in Joey Schusler’s life. However, after nearly a decade of racing—climbing the ranks from local races to the UCI World…

Jedidiah quit a job that he loved to ride his bicycle from Oregon to the southern tip of South America. Of course, there’s much more to the story than meets the eye….

The following video samples the stunning photography and travel opportunities organized by Iceland Photo Tours (iceland-photo-tours.com). From other-worldly glaciers to iconic MAN trucks, this tour is a dream trip for anyone who…

The Tlingit people have called the vibrant coastline of Southeast Alaska home for over 10,000 years, and continue to practice a way of life intimately tied to the ocean and the largest…

In September 2017, hurricane Maria barreled across the Atlantic and slammed full force into Puerto Rico. With winds recorded at up to 175 mph, the natural disaster devastated the island, leaving a…

On December 4, 2017, President Trump declared a drastic reduction of Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments. This is the largest elimination of protected land in American history…and the…

As Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc., a subsidiary of a Canadian firm, begins its assault on the recently reduced (in illegal fashion) Bears Ears National Monument, we want to remind everyone (citizens of…

Gravel bike trip, Gearminded.com

Thomson Bike Tours, the leading operator of premier cycling tours around the world for more than 15 years, announces its first-ever gravel bike trip along the Mediterranean coast from Barcelona to Girona…

Through special arrangement with Regal, Edwards and UA Cinemas throughout the United States, the new documentary feature MAMIL (Middle Aged Men in Lycra) will be presented in a one-night-only event screening at more than…

Professional slackliner Lukas Irmler (GER) first stepped on a slackline in 2006 –  a life changing experience, because the new sport he had just discovered for himself soon became more than just…

The Frozen Road by Ben Page Films begins with a strong quote by the legendary Jack London, “Any man, who is a man, can travel alone,” and proceeds to tell the adventurous…