At 32, Nathalie Long has competed in more world-class adventure and endurance events than many athletes can claim over their entire career, with more than her age worth of firsts to her name. Despite pain, the seduction of quitting, bills, life and work responsibilities, she’s not slowing down.
So, national park week might be over, but it’s not too late to enjoy the beauty of a few of our favourite US National Parks from space, courtesy of NASA Goddard. The images were captured by the Landsat program, which offers the longest continuous global record of the Earth’s surface.
Great sunglasses need to be functional, look good, and stay on your face, all the while not feeling like they're on your face. The Julbo Aero hit those four qualities on the button.
To walk up to a granite slab 65 years ago, and to think of climbing it one day, to most, would seem like a distant fantasy. But the Iron Age of climbing, with all of its grit and tenacity, is what made the idea of accessible adventure and breaking through the human barrier what it is today. Yosemite in the Fifties, a new book from Patagonia, masterfully reminds us of these roots.
Much of the Northern Hemisphere is experiencing a much needed snow-sports revival this year - with amazing conditions across the Rockies, deep powder in the Pacific Northwest, and epic...well just plain epic in Japan.
Armed with laughter and a desire to explore, excited about stepping outside of their comfort zones, Kate Davis and Andy Bartlett will be attempting to be the first people to paddle the entire length of the Danube, from source to sea, on a SUP.
You learn a lot when backpacking distances. The two most prominent: how to pack efficiently, and the value of proper nutrition. Two non-mutually exclusive points, that, if not learned with expedience, will cut short days on the trail.