Day: May 31, 2019

Adventure

72 Hours is Not Sufficient Time With These Mini Swedish ’72h’ Cabins

In Sweden’s Dalsand wilderness, there lies a tiny set up of oases. Some on the non-public island of Henriksholm, some alongside the shores of Lake Laxsjön, and one on the coast of Lake Iväg. The oases take the type of tiny, minimalist cabins, constructed to supply simply sufficient shelter from the wilderness, whereas additionally letting […]

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Adventure

On This, His 200th Birthday, Take pleasure in Walt Whitman’s Ode to the Open Street

The “preferrred pleasure,” Walt Whitman reportedly as soon as mentioned, is “to place a ebook in your pocket and [go] off to the seashore or the forest.”  Couldn’t agree extra, Walt. it’s one among our favourite issues to do too. Whitman was born Could 31, 1819, in Lengthy Island, New York. In his early profession, […]

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Adventure

The Story Behind What Could be the World’s First Inflatable Portaledge

On Could 14, a gear firm referred to as Grade VII Climbing Tools launched a Kickstarter marketing campaign for what they boldly touted as “the world’s lightest climbing ledge.” Their product, the G7 POD, is an insulated, inflatable portaledge that weighs a scant three.three kilos, one thing within the neighborhood of fives instances lighter than […]

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Hiking

BikePacking Wesley Ridge, Vancouver Island B.C.

Journey report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles AKA Mt. Wesley Traverse I attempted and did not do the Wesley Ridge circuit: near vacationer hotspot Cathedral Grove trailheads on freeway four between Parksville and Port Alberni about 10km with 750m elevation acquire/loss about 6-Eight hrs from one finish to the opposite extra hour or two strolling deserted […]

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