On 31st May 2023, Outside Magazine published a piece titled The 36 Best Places to Visit in the U.S. for Adventure. The winner of the hiking category was Arrigetch Peaks, Alaska: a Mordor-esque string of 7,000ft granite giants punctuated with aquamarine lakes. The runner up, naturally, was the city of Boston.
Researching Editions and Adventure Ramblings newsletters surfaces more thought-provoking adventure stories than we can share. Thankfully, many involve transitions – including the articles, recordings, and films below, which all speak to ongoing issues in the adventure world. Enjoy!
In 2019 the climate movement experienced a wave of energy and success, centred around school strikes and Extinction Rebellion. But three years later, as crises loom larger still, that impetus has waned. Sam Knights reflects on the journey and state of the movement.
The Bahnar Jo Long are one of 40 hill-tribe groups indigenous to Vietnam’s Central Highlands. As animists they live in intimate harmony with the forest, but illegal logging and infrastructure development threaten their way of life. Photographer Jim Johnston was honoured to be their guest for a while.