Zimbabwe’s northern frontier is well defined, with Lake Kariba marking the border with Zambia and a hotspot for wildlife enthusiasts from across Africa. On the southern reaches of the lake … Read more
When it comes to corporate thinking about how humans treat the world’s natural environments, outdoor brands Clif Bar and Patagonia always seem to be leading the race. Both companies are … Read more
At the end of August/early September 2010 three intrepid explorers set-off for the Norwegian arctic. Kitted out in hiking boots, fishing rod tubes and fully laden expedition backpacks we navigated … Read more
Music Pass (11,500 ft) was so named because of the rumored musical sounds that can be heard as the wind passes over Music Mountain and the other surrounding peaks that guard the Upper Sand Creek Basin. Located in the Sangre de Cristos, a chain of mountains that run from southern Colorado through northern New Mexico, the basin sits at the northernmost end of the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.
A few summers ago I ventured with my two buddies Marc and Ed to one of the most barren and northern parts of Europe, Sørøya in northern Norway. We had … Read more
As the sun peaks over the horizon to illuminate the golden marshmallow clouds above, I can hear a motorbike roaring in the near distance. While finishing up my last bite … Read more
Colorado-based Osprey have been designing packs for the outdoors since 1974. Maintaining a strong commitment to the environment, they support a number of North American conservation organization and even sew the 7 … Read more
Will Ross, August 26, 2011
As technology takes a greater hold on the way we run our lives, it’s no surprise that adventure brands are jumping on the digital band wagon to enhance user experience. To bring their adventure software in line with established platforms from other watch manufacturers, Suunto released Movescount, their version of performance tracking. As well as updating training data features, Suunto introduced a neat social networking element to enhance the Movescount product. Here I’ll outline some of the key features, and guide you through the process of setting up an account.
Over the week we aimed to explore this remote group of islands whilst fly fishing, hiking and camping along the way. At 60 degrees North the Shetland Islands lie closer to Norway than mainland Scotland and consist of approximately 100 islands of which only 16 are inhabited. The largest island is called Mainland and is where the capital Lerwick is located.
Surrounded by rich, cold water and carefully protected by the Norwegian fisheries, Sørøya is a sea fisherman’s paradise. The waters surrounding the northern island of Sørøya teem with cod, coalfish, … Read more
Floating off Norway’s northern coast, Sørøya is one of Norway’s hidden wilderness regions. It’s location is unique; 400km north of the Arctic Circle in the Finnmark region yet within spitting … Read more