Out There

How Adventurer David Cornthwaite Is Discovering the World, 1000 Miles at a Time

We talked to Corn­th­waite about what inspired this project, what adven­ture is all about (it’s not nec­es­sar­i­ly what peo­ple think it is), and what’s com­ing up next.

Eng­lish adven­tur­er David Corn­th­waite likes to do things his own way—from sleep­ing in weird places to rid­ing a tan­dem bicy­cle from Van­cou­ver to Las Vegas, to choos­ing a boat over an apart­ment to live with his wife, Emma, in Lon­don. Corn­th­waite is best known for his Expedition1000 project, a plan to under­take 25 sep­a­rate jour­neys of at least 1000 miles each, always using some type of non-motor­ized trans­port. The project start­ed in 2011 and has so far includ­ed both land

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Interviews

How Adventurer David Cornthwaite Is Discovering the World, 1000 Miles at a Time

We talked to Corn­th­waite about what inspired this project, what adven­ture is all about (it’s not nec­es­sar­i­ly what peo­ple think it is), and what’s com­ing up next.

Eng­lish adven­tur­er David Corn­th­waite likes to do things his own way—from sleep­ing in weird places to rid­ing a tan­dem bicy­cle from Van­cou­ver to Las Vegas, to choos­ing a boat over an apart­ment to live with his wife, Emma, in Lon­don. Corn­th­waite is best known for his Expedition1000 project, a plan to under­take 25 sep­a­rate jour­neys of at least 1000 miles each, always using some type of non-motor­ized trans­port. The project start­ed in 2011 and has so far includ­ed both land

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Videos

Breaking the Speed Record on the Nose

For years the world’s best climbers have been trad­ing the record back in forth, with mere sec­onds sep­a­rat­ing the record at times.

The speed record of the Nose on El Cap­i­tan is one of the most allur­ing and sought after records in all of climb­ing, even for a sport that isn’t inher­ent­ly com­pet­i­tive. For years the world’s best climbers have been trad­ing the record back in forth, with mere sec­onds sep­a­rat­ing the record at times. Watch as Brad Gob­right and Jim Reynolds top the time set by Alex Hon­nold and Hans Florine.

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Tips

Three Often-Ignored Outdoor Risks That Could Get You Killed

“Some of the most dan­ger­ous sit­u­a­tions are those you’ve deemed too unim­por­tant or out­landish to con­sid­er.”

Most peo­ple will quick­ly name poi­so­nous snakes or dehy­dra­tion when asked about out­door dan­gers. How­ev­er, the truth is that some of the most dan­ger­ous sit­u­a­tions are those you’ve deemed too unim­por­tant or out­landish to con­sid­er. These are three often-ignored out­door risks that could kill. 1. Falling This includes things falling on you, or you trip­ping or falling. For exam­ple, while tree limbs will def­i­nite­ly come crash­ing down dur­ing high winds, they also come crash­ing down in the still of the morn­ing

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Clymb Stories

Gear Love

4 Reasons To Rotate Your Footwear Daily

If you walk, run, or hike on a dai­ly basis you should add a few more pairs of shoes to your gear clos­et. Take a look at four ben­e­fits of this invest­ment.

There are some sur­pris­ing rea­sons to rotate your footwear. Any­one who walks, runs, or hikes on a dai­ly basis should con­sid­er adding a few more pairs of shoes to their gear clos­et for impor­tant health-ori­en­t­ed rea­sons. Take a look at the ben­e­fits of this invest­ment, and then decide for your­self. 1. Adap­tion hypoth­e­sis The break-in peri­od for new shoes has been great­ly reduced by mod­ern mate­ri­als for shoe man­u­fac­tur­ing. Today’s shoes are designed for greater com­fort and breatha­bil­i­ty right out

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How to Be a Minimalist Hiker

Choos­ing the right gear for your next dirt­bag­ging adven­ture

Min­i­mal­ist hik­ing. Light­weight back­pack­ing. Dirt­bag­ging. What­ev­er you want to call it, hik­ers have recent­ly been eschew­ing the tra­di­tion­al ethos of pack­ing heavy in favor of some­thing that’s a lit­tle kinder on the back. Small­er packs, lighter gear, and few­er clothes are becom­ing com­mon­place along the world’s longest thru-hikes. If you’re look­ing to jump on the band­wag­on and embrace min­i­mal­ism, here’s what you need to do. Choos­ing gear You should not be hik­ing in order to use gear. That phi­los­o­phy is

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