My First Time On The Slopes In 16 Years, I Skied The Backcountry 

I haven't been skiing since the late '90s. So, for my first time back, a trip out of bounds through the backcountry outside Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was a safe, practical thing to do, right? » 3/13/15 4:53pm 3/13/15 4:53pm

Climbing Quebec’s Frozen Waterfalls

Did you know that Quebec City has a waterfall that's taller than Niagara? And did you know it freezes over every winter? And did you know you could climb it when it does? We just did that and here's how you can too. » 3/11/15 12:51pm 3/11/15 12:51pm

I Climbed The Windiest Mountain In The World, In Winter

The windiest mountain in the world isn't in some far flung place, it's in New Hampshire. Mt Washington's winds can top 200mph and its temperatures fall as low as -47F. During one of the coldest Februarys on record, we decided to climb it, along with the six other peaks that make up the Presidentials. » 3/04/15 1:30pm 3/04/15 1:30pm

How to Turn Your New Car into an Adventuremobile

I just bought the first car I've owned in 13 years and decided to break it in properly over the weekend. Ingredients for this adventure included: Death Valley, being naked around your friends and a bunch of crusty hippies, hot springs, Unimogs full of twinks, mushrooms and 125 miles of off-roading. » 2/16/15 7:00pm 2/16/15 7:00pm

The Time Wes Siler Almost Killed Me

Some bad decisions were made while backpacking The Lost Coast and a buddy ended up alone, in a storm, after dark, fording whitewater and climbing cliffs with no gear. I should have known better, but at least we got a good story out of it. — Ed. » 1/15/15 2:48pm 1/15/15 2:48pm

Adventure: California's Lost Coast

Way up at the top of Northern California is a little piece of wilderness called The Lost Coast. It's too rugged to build on, meaning it's the last coastline here that's unspoiled. It's also dangerous, as you can see in this picture. Especially in winter, during a storm. Let's go backpacking! » 1/13/15 2:08pm 1/13/15 2:08pm

Visit Thailand, Climb Rocks

After adventuring in some of the world's harshest environments, we went to Thailand to thaw out and drink from coconuts. We wouldn't be laying on beaches though. We were there to experience some of the best sport climbing in the world. » 1/05/15 3:01pm 1/05/15 3:01pm

Our 10 Favorite Outdoor Destinations Of The Year

Adventure travel in the outdoors on a tech blog? Hey, we do occasionally use a camera. Whatever, IndefinitelyWild went to some pretty cool places during our first seven months; here's our favorites. » 12/30/14 2:03pm 12/30/14 2:03pm

How To Avoid The Crowds And Sail Thailand's Islands

Koh Phi Phi, off Thailand's western coast is basically one big frat party. Gross. For less than $100, we rented a private long boat and escaped for a snorkeling and climbing adventure. You can do that too, here's how. » 12/29/14 2:03pm 12/29/14 2:03pm

What It Feels Like To Vomit, Just After Summiting A 20,000' Peak

This is a brutally honest account of my first Himalayan climb — an attempt on the 20,305' Imja Tse — more popularly known as Island Peak. While it's a baby by Himalayan standards only a few other points on earth outside of Asia reach a higher altitude. » 12/03/14 1:12pm 12/03/14 1:12pm

Hiking Nepal In Edmund Hillary's Footsteps

In 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first people to summit Mt. Everest. Their expedition started in Kathmandu, and led them to the village of Jiri; from there they trekked across 100 miles of mountains and jungle. We just hiked the same exact route.
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5 Apps That Help You Find Your City's Hidden Gems

Ask how a phone can help you discover a new place, and most of us think of the aimless Googling or Yelping we perform when desperately trying to find somewhere to eat. But I wanted to find apps that served like treasure maps, pointing me toward the hidden gems tucked away in a city—if only I knew which way to walk. » 11/13/14 1:21pm 11/13/14 1:21pm

Adventure: Backpack Hunting In The High Sierra

With an average annual hunter success rate of 7%, the D7 hunting zone of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California is one of the toughest regions to hunt deer in the state. We set out on a 4 day backpacking trip with our rifles to track down these elusive grey ghosts. » 11/11/14 2:57pm 11/11/14 2:57pm

Hunting Alaska's Most Elusive Big Game

Hunting is a challenge at the best of times. But, factor in America's most remote mountain range combined with this continent's most elusive big game species — the dall sheep — and you have a recipe for the most difficult 10 days of your life. Or, the most rewarding. » 10/23/14 2:10pm 10/23/14 2:10pm

Walking On The Alien World From Interstellar

You probably recognize Iceland's Vatnajökull glacier from countless movies and TV shows including Game of Thrones, Batman Begins, and most recently Christopher Nolan's upcoming SciFi epic, Interstellar. We went hiking on it. » 10/21/14 2:18pm 10/21/14 2:18pm

​Ferries, Bears And Adventure Bikes In British Columbia

Two weeks ago, we rode big, heavy adventure bikes off-road through some of the remotest portions of British Columbia. It was a challenge, sure, and it was pretty, of course, but it was also one of those rare adventures that meant something special. Here's why. » 9/28/14 8:04am 9/28/14 8:04am

Riding The World's Best Downhill Bike Park

You've seen the articles, watched events like Crankworx and Red Bull Rampage, and even scoured Craigslist until 4 AM looking for a bike, but now you're ready to have a go at downhill mountain biking. We'll walk you through how to do it like a champ so you can walk away and live to ride another day. Of all lift… » 9/12/14 2:18pm 9/12/14 2:18pm

​How To Live Off The Land In Paradise

Away from the tourist hoards, Maui's east side — Hana and Kipahulu — is an unspoiled tropical paradise full of secret beaches, sacred waterfalls and a jungle so fertile it provides all the food you'll need. Here's how you can enjoy it like the locals. » 9/11/14 2:20pm 9/11/14 2:20pm

Climbing The Snowiest Mountain In The World

The snowiest mountain in the world can be found right here in the US. I traveled to the North Cascades in Washington State to climb Mt. Baker with world-renowned climbing guide, Craig Van Hoy. » 9/08/14 2:16pm 9/08/14 2:16pm

How To Dodge A Bullet Ant 12 Stories Up — In The Rainforest Canopy

In the final installment of Into The Amazon, LCA heads into the rainforest canopy, overloads the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, discovers a constellation of stars under her feet, then shows you how you can do all this yourself, for science! » 8/26/14 1:59pm 8/26/14 1:59pm