Leave No Trace 101: The 7 Principles
As the human population on planet Earth continues to explode, we all need to practice leave no trace principles to mitigate humanity's impact on the beautiful wilderness areas that we all love to visit.
10 of the Best Himalayan Treks
The prospect of exploring the world's greatest mountain range is daunting, so let us help with 10 suggestions of where to start. We've included routes in Nepal, Bhutan, India, Tibet and Pakistan - the challenge is deciding which one to do first!
10 of the Most Beautiful Slot Canyons in the Desert Southwest
If you prefer micro beauty over macro beauty, drop into one of the Desert Southwest's stunning slot canyons for the adventure of a lifetime!
Assessing Risk on Engineer Mountain
Climbing mountains requires you to constantly assess the risk of any given route or situation. In this article, Greg examines his decision making on a climb up Engineer Mountain.
How To Pack Light for an Overnight Hike: Save over 2kgs / 4.5lbs
Making the leap from day hiking to overnight trips is a significant step in your outdoor career, but it can be made much easier with the right approach, and a bit of good advice.
How Not to Prepare for a Peak Climb: Illustrated by Spencer Peak and Sultan Mountain
A conversation at the trailhead for Sultan Mountain illustrates how NOT to prepare to climb an obscure peak deep in the San Juan Mountains.
Peak of the Week: Hiking Castle Rock
Greg sets a goal of climbing at least one peak every week for the 14 weeks of astronomical summer. First up is Castle Rock, a high point along a ragged cliff band known as the "Hermosa Cliffs."
How to Acclimatise at Altitude: 5 Top Tips
If you're planning to head high into the alpine, you'll need to plan your acclimitisation schedule very carefully. Here are 5 top tips to help you acclimitise at high altitude safely.
Hawai’i Unplugged: Embracing Nature’s Playground Beyond the Beaches
Forget the white sand beaches and epic surf (for a day or two), a hike in Hawai'i can take in everything from luscious rainforests to stark volcanic landscapes.