National Geographic Proof:
Shooting Chauvet: Photographing the World's Oldest Cave Art.
We share no language, no culture. The lives of those first European hunter-gatherers are so far removed from mine that they are unimaginable.
Born and raised in South Tyrol, Gustav Willeit photographs the massifs of the Fanes-Senes-Braies with rare sensitivity.
Nate in New Zealand:
Emberson Residence, Christhurch NZ.
If I can't safely finish this thing do I even want to continue?
The Mountains Are Calling:
Big Bend Outer Mountain Loop Part II: The desert.
There have been a few perfect campsites in my life...This site ranked right up there, five small clearings in the cactus, the Mexican mountains in the distance.
One Swedish Summer:
My Year And Gear 2014.
I'm surprised by the end of 2014 as to how much stuff I've acquired and run through!
Winter Survival Training In McCall.
Many forgot to chose one of several sleeping pads on display, though they elected to carry a 9 pound four season tent over a tarp or single wall.
The Uncalculated Life:
Tapon's Teton Route (TTR).
First the disclaimers: THIS IS MY BEST GUESS!
Elephant Foot Glacier.
The Elephant Foot glacier, found off the northeast coast of Greenland, is the result of the country being encrusted with a 2.565 quadrillion tonne ice sheet.
Trip Report: Winter Backpacking, Green Mountain National Forest.
The last and most important lesson? Attitude is everything.
Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2 Tent Long Term Review.
I have now been using the Direkt 2 tent for over a year, and wanted to give you some of my reasoning for choosing the tent, and my experience with it.
Tiny Terrors of the AT: Everything You Need To Know About Deer Ticks and Lyme Disease.
The real terror on the Appalachian Trail is the size of a sesame seed — or smaller.
I've taken to just producing sauces rather than complete meals; I'll simply add 125g of pasta or quick cook rice to the ziploc just prior to going out to create a complete meal.
Going up the Khyber - My travels in the NZ bush:
Hiking Shoes vs. Hiking Boots: My personal thoughts on the boots vs. hiking shoe discussion..
Heavy boots are, well, heavy!
Book Review: Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles – Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail by Chris Townsend.
To write a book of events over 30 years after experiencing them is no mean feat.
The Pros ↦ Cons of using an Umbrella for Hiking.
A brolly can provide an excellent visual barrier for toilet stops. Doing your business in private is easy.
Hike Now, Work Later:
Trail Report - Willis Creek at the Grand Escalante Staircase National Monument.
The slot canyons looks completely different in the winter time, the frozen ice really gives it a more dramatic look!
5 Ways to Make Hiking With a Hangover Bearable.
5. Come Up With A Better Idea
A Taste For The Woods:
Interview: Austin, sightless backpacker.
Q: Austin, I understand you hunt. Could you explain what's involved in hunting for a blind person?
15+ Breathtaking Frozen Lakes, Oceans And Ponds, That Look Like Art.
How surreal is the fact that you can walk over this beauty!
A Year of Photos of The Day by National Geographic.
"Follow the Water: Journey to the Heart of Norway," November 2013, Photographs by Erlend and Orsolya Haarberg.
Ad: Fire In Your Hand: Ultralight backpacking stoves.