ExWeb’s Links of the Week

Here at ExWeb, when we’re not in the outdoors, we get our adventure fix by exploring social media and the wider interweb. Sometimes we’re a little too plugged in, and browsing turns from minutes to hours. To help you with your own adventure fix, here’s some of the best links we’ve discovered this week…

Interview with Yvon Chouinard: The legendary Yosemite climbing pioneer and founder of Patagonia proclaims that, “Denying climate change is evil.”

A Canadian Geographic Podcast: Canadian adventurer Adam Shoalts discusses his solo expeditions across the Canadian Arctic.

A Long Haul: Follow Lucy Barnard as she walks 30,000km from Ushuaia, Argentina to Barrow, Alaska. She is more than two years into her trek.

Scott Fischer’s Daughter Returns to Nepal: The daughter of American guide Scott Fischer travelled to Nepal 20 years after the infamous 1996 Everest disaster which claimed her fathers life.

A Fun Tweet: A mischievous tropical bird upstages British natural historian Sir David Attenborough.

Cables on Kili: Reuters report on the controversial plans for a cable car up Africa’s highest mountain.

To the Ocean Floor: An international team makes history by diving to the deepest point on Earth: the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.

About the Author

Ash Routen

Ash Routen

Ash is a full-time PhD Exercise Scientist from the UK. Outside of work Ash is an outdoor and adventure writer who has written for Rock and Ice, Outside, Red Bull, The Telegraph, Financial Times, UK Climbing etc. In 2018 he led a 640km foot crossing of a frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia.

See more at www.ashrouten.com or contact him via ash@explorersweb.com

You can support Ash's ambition of becoming a full time writer at www.patreon.com/ashrouten

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