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Peaches, Trail Angels, and Pooping with Bears

Everyone has their own unique story and you just kind of learn from them and it really inspires you to do more because everyone there clearly has made a substantial life choice to ditch whatever they were doing to hike for six months.

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The Benefits of Waking Up Early

Every daybreak is different in its own way, a memory imprinted on our brains forever. Some of the best memories are made early in the morning, when we didn’t want to wake up and roll out of our warm sleeping bag — but we did.

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An Ode to the Romance of Adventure

While we might all be daydreaming about wild, idealized acts of love on Valentine’s Day, the fact is that the typical conversation-hearts version of romance is pretty tame. It’s time to take things back to their roots and contemplate what makes the concept of romance (and adventure) real.

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Our 8 Favorite Whiskeys for Winter Campfire Sipping

Many of the folks at NEMO like to enjoy good whiskey from time to time — especially while sitting around a winter campfire. In this piece, we’ve gathered stories around their top favorite whiskeys and recommended them for your next snowy, fireside session.

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Alaska Dreaming … Still

When you’ve been a skier since you where tiny — spending every summer waiting for snow and constantly watching videos of people skiing the most beautiful lines in Alaska for inspiration — there comes a time when skiing Alaska becomes an obsession for any European skier. But the fulfillment of this dream would require more patience than skier François Kern anticipated.

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The Power of the Outdoors

Adventuring outdoors gives us a sense of belonging, a sense of gratitude, and a sense of happiness. Sometimes we are challenged and sometimes we are rewarded with experiences and discoveries we can’t begin to explain.

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9 Ways to Celebrate the Winter Solstice

The solstice is the apex of our solar travels. Although we’re at our furthest point from the sun, our journey continues and we will return to where we started once again. Let’s get outside to embrace our environment, our fortunes and see what we can see, regardless of day or night.

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This year, #OptOutside for a good cause

By now, you’ve no doubt heard of, and probably participated in, REI’s annual call to Opt Outside on Black Friday. This year, we propose taking things one step further.