Category Archives for "Inspiration"

The 13 Best Outdoor Adventure Books in 2018

Nothing beats the experience of a thrilling adventure. Unfortunately sometimes life gets in the way and the next best alternative is finding inspiration in other places. There’s nothing else like getting lost in a good book and impatiently waiting for the next time you get to pick it back up. Becoming an active participant in an […]


37 Everyday Outdoor Adventure Ideas For Everyone to Try

Going on an adventure doesn’t have to be an epic, once a year experience. You don’t need to tackle a 6 moth thru hike on the Pacific Crest Trail or embark on a round the world trip to every country on the planet. Adventures can be as simple as trying something new that you have always […]


Arctic Swell: Surfing the Ends of the Earth with Chris Burkard

Surfing brings to mind images of sandy beaches, palm trees, and fresh coconuts. The idea of living life as a professional surfer evokes feelings of pure joy and envy.  The last thing that comes to mind when thinking about surfing is the freezing temperatures and harsh environments found in the Arctic.  Chris Burkard is the foremost pioneer […]


These 7 Magnificent Hikes Will Take Your Breath Away

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I’m not sure what that makes a video, but it’s a pretty big number. These clips each tell an amazing story of beauty and adventure. Hiking is therapeutic on every level. Waking up early in the morning and tackling a handful of miles at your own leisurely […]


39 John Muir Quotes to Inspire You to Get Outdoors

John Muir, otherwise known as “John of the Mountains” and “The Father of National Parks.” is the single most important conservationist and adventurer of the last 200 hundred years. His passion for maintaining nature, as it is, in it’s purest form, was in full display as he petitioned for the National Parks Bill that passed […]


Ride the Ridge with Danny Macaskill

There’s levels to this game. Danny Macaskill can ride his bike better than most people can walk. If you haven’t heard of him or seen any of his work, stop what your doing right now and start here. You’ll find yourself down an internet rabbit hole of the most incredible bike riding that you never imagined […]


Climb El Capitan With Alex Honnold, Lynn Hill, and Tommy Caldwell

El Capitan. The granite wall born in fire and forged in flames. Forming nearly 220 million years ago when North America slammed into another tectonic plate underneath the Pacific Ocean. The grinding collision forced the Pacific plate underneath California and sparked a pressure cooker, that over millennia, birthed the greatest climbing face on the planet. One of […]


45 Awesome Outdoor Quotes for Some Inspiration and Motivation

There is something about reading a quote that you resonate with that can have a lasting effect on you. It may inspire you, make you laugh, get you choked up, motivate you, or make you crack a smile on a shitty day. Even though they are just words, they can have a positive and motivating effect […]