Favorite Adventures

These are the editor’s pick for best stories we’ve got. Start here for some inspiration.

Tim Moss, Oncoming Traffic. Cycling the world.
Guest Adventures

With the sun on our right

Tim and Laura Moss quit their jobs to cycle 13,000 miles around the world. Riding across deserts, over mountains and through jungles, they braved climatic extremes from sub-zero blizzards to the sweltering tropics.
But this is not a book about cycling.
It is a book about the world and its people.

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park
Guest Adventures

Exploring Yellowstone, Hiking Glacier, and the Unexpected In-Between

A six-day road trip to Wyoming and Montana delivered much more than the landmarks… Editor’s Note: Before the word “blog” even existed, Mark Loftin was an adventurer and contributor to our website. 17 years later, I’m glad to see he hasn’t lost his adventurous spirit. In this post, Mark discovers an unexpected theme to his

Tom Lais Bicycle Tour Logan Pass
Guest Adventures

Tom’s Bicycle Tour of Africa

Home is where the bicycle is. Editor’s Note: I’ve met few men who love bicycling as much as Tom. That’s actually an understatement. Tom just thinks and sees the world like a bicyclist. “What if everyone commuted to work on a bicycle…?” “What if they made a bike path here…?” Or, “What if…?” He loves

Rachel Hugens and Patrick on the equator in Africa. Before and After. 1994 to 2015.
Guest Adventures

Dreaming of Doing the Absurd

And 3 strategies to achieve the impossible Editor’s Note: I’ve been following Rachel’s adventures for a while, and I can say I’ve been jealous and inspired more than once, especially with her recent bike ride across Mongolia. We’re honored to have her as a guest, and she reminds us that despite the obstacles that “the

Colin Angus R2AK Day 10
Guest Adventures

Race to Alaska

See live updates as Colin Angus rows/sails from BC, Canada to Alaska. Intro and Day 12 update below.

Andrej Berlec and his Solar-Powered Bicycle.
Guest Adventures

Solar-Powered Bicycle

Editor’s Note: After suffering knee pains, Andrej Berlec invented his own solar bicycle. Now he can ride up to 250 km per day. He doesn’t have a lot of money left after building his prototype so he hopes to launch a Kickstarter Project to fund mass production. By Andrej Berlec Location: Slovenia Invention of a

Nicolai Bangsgaard Kick Scooter Adventure
Guest Adventures

Caribbean kick scooter adventure

Editor’s Note: If you think riding a bicycle around the world is crazy, try kick pushing a scooter. The locals think it’s crazy too. Don’t miss this inspirational documentary by Danish anthropologist and adventure Nicolai Bangsgaard. Don’t call it a holiday By Nicolai Bangsgaard. Location: Carribean As far as I remember, I never had a

Tom Allen and Leon McCarron walk heroically again through the mountains of Iran
Guest Adventures

Karun River, Iran. From Source to Sea.

We’ve heard a lot of great things about traveling Iran — history, hospitality, cuisine — and Tom Allen’s unique journey traveling the Karun River from source to sea proves that and more. Be sure to watch the trailer to his film below, a successful Kickstarter project and “Official selection of the Kendal Mountain Festival 2015.

Scott in a Martian space suit.
Scott's Adventures

Scott Stoll Wants To Go To Mars And Never Come Back

Sometimes Scott Stoll dreams of that first day on Mars. He steps outside, the rusty red rocks kicking up a fine dust beneath his feet. He is in an extra-terrestrial bowl surrounded by an eroded rim that rises gently on the horizon, forming the lip of a vast crater.

Scott Stoll Shuttle Bike Kit Ohio River
Scott's Adventures

Scott’s World Record

I’ve done many things, but I don’t hold any world records until now. I am the first person to ever cross state lines by riding a bicycle over a river!

Prototype habitats line up on Mars
Scott's Adventures

My Quest to Bicycle Mars

In case you didn’t hear, I made round 2.5 of the Mars One project and my quest to be the first person to bicycle two planets. Listen to my NPR interview.

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