We love to travel the world and decided when Jeanne became pregnant that we wouldn’t let having a baby keep us from adventure. What’s more, we wanted our child to participate in our lifestyle and have an appreciation for seeing the world. We knew we’d need a child carrier backpack… Read More →
We know people who are paid to have an adventurous life, and we’ve interviewed a few like Eric Weihenmayer, Melissa Arnot, and Lee Farmer. But what about the rest of us…those who have jobs and responsibilities that make it tougher to take the time and cover the expense of all… Read More →
Originally submitted at REI Regain your confidence when walking on packed snow and ice with the updated, simple-to-use Yaxtrax Pro traction devices. Yaktrax Pro Let’s be fair, folks…these things work By Chris et Jeanne from Pasadena, CA on 11/13/2011 4out of 5 Pros: Versatile, Great Grip, Comfortable, Easy To Put… Read More →
Originally submitted at REI The waterproof Black Diamond Storm headlamp is built to withstand the worst weather, because the last thing you need when caught in a storm is for your headlamp to die. Black Diamond Storm Headlamp Tested in the Himalaya By MaximumAdventure dot net from Pasadena, CA on… Read More →
We’ve found over time that the only way to make sure you have everything you need, or have at least considered everything you need, is to use a checklist. We accomplish all types of trips by have a single, inclusive checklist that we call our Ultimate Checklist.
Originally submitted at REI The expertly designed soles on the Asolo TPS 520 GV hiking boots reduce shock impact while enhancing stability and support. Full-grain leather uppers with seam-sealed Gore-Tex� linings provide waterproof protection from the elements. Gusseted tongues and padded ankle collars keep trail debris out; … Asolo TPS… Read More →
We leave for Nepal in a few short weeks to climb a peak in the Sagarmatha Region of Nepal. Mera Peak is 6,476 m (21,247 ft) and while it is called a trekking peak and not a climbing peak, it wasn’t summitted until 1953, the same year as Mt Everest…. Read More →
Few things are more important than choosing the right footwear for the adventure, whether it be the Himalaya or London. While it would be great to save money and find multipurpose shoes, choosing appropriately will make things much more fun. Make a poor choice in footwear and see how quickly… Read More →