Hydrating for Extreme Adventure

Altitude and cold combine to accelerate dehydration. || Image by Shutterstock Headaches, nausea, and confusion are wearing you down and you can’t continue. “I have to turn back,” you mumble, calling an end to your bucket-list adventure trip. Months … [Read more...]

Why it took 13.1 miles to believe I’m a runner

I’m a runner. There, I said it. I wouldn’t believe it until I ran a half-marathon, but now I can’t deny it. I didn’t run just any half, I ran the North Face Endurance Challenge Series, one of the toughest out there…a trail run, beginning at 6,900 … [Read more...]

A menu for adventure: Staying active and well fed

  On a long hike I’ll sometimes pack a pot and stove for hot meals. I like to eat. This mostly has to do with my active lifestyle; I burn calories fast when I’m running, climbing, or paddling. Because I’m on the go constantly, I have to … [Read more...]