What clothes, computer, ice axe, and backpack does a photographer and writer for an adventure travel site fall back on when he's going to be going up against the unpredictability of nature, while traveling unsupported around the world? This is the best of the best, the stuff I took with me to adventure around the globe, and how it performed.
Four months ago, my friend Daniel Bruce Lee and I embarked on the journey of a lifetime that took us around the world. We watched the sunset from the most epic ledge on earth. I nearly died on a glacier while we endured the worst weather Iceland could throw at us. Daniel and I summited a 20,305' Himalayan peak; I vomited on the way down.