Dinosaur Bones, Calamity and Gear: Exploring the Gobi Desert

An epic Mongolian adventure with Infiniti and The Explorers Club

After the sixth hour of a biblical sandstorm, were feeling fairly confident about the $1,800 Hilleberg tent that were huddled insideespecially considering the rest of the campsite blew down hours ago. During the desert storm, two members of our expedition were injured and needed to be evacuated: one suffered a concussion, the other a scorpion sting. So while its the middle of the night, were …

Previewing The Cariboos Lodge 2018 Summer Adventure Program

No matter the weather, excitement awaits in the mountains

In the late ’70s, the Cariboos Lodge was the first location that adventure tourism group Canadian Mountain Holidays used for summer lodging. This destination ceased operations in 2008until now. We previewed the 2018 Cariboos Lodge Summer Adventure program, a follow up of sorts to last year’s Canadian Mountain Holidays Summer Adventure at their Bugaboos lodge. The return is exciting; the location boasts huge glaciers and …

Outpost Upends the Trade Show Format

Swapping fluorescent lights and convention center fatigue for the great outdoors

Twice a year the outdoor industry descends on Salt Lake City for Outdoor Retailer, a massive four-day event at the Salt Palace Convention Center featuring next season’s products. From athletes and buyers to media, the cavernous hall is packed with the kind of people who cringe at the thought of a sunny day spent indoors. While many brands and attendees make the most of it, …

All-Women Ice-Climbing Camp, BC

Sarah Hueniken leads a team on various multi-pitch routes through Field, in Banff National Park

Sarah Hueniken is one of the strongest ice- and mixed-climbers in the world (regardless of gender) and while she does spend time competing, the majority of her year is dedicated to guiding and teaching the sport. She leads private trips for ice-, rock- and alpine-climbing for beginners and experts alike, from Mount Indefatigable to the Bugaboos and back again. We were most interested, however, in …

Paragliding, Cat- and Heli-Skiing at Revelstoke, British Columbia

Part of the highly regarded Mountain Collective, this resort offers all kinds of winter adventure

Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British Columbia has the longest vertical descent in North Americaset atop Mt MacKenzie in the Selkirk Range. With views overlooking the stunning Monashee Mountains and the Columbia River Valley, Revelstoke is part of the highly regarded Mountain Collectivea group of independent resorts in North America (with some European affiliates) that join together to offer two-day passes for each location. Most of …