ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix by exploring social media and the web. Sometimes we’re a little too plugged in and browsing adventure reads can turn from minutes to hours. To nourish your adventure fix, here are some of the best adventure links we’ve discovered this week.

We Almost Died Trekking Nepal – Here’s What Went Wrong: From an ill-equipped guide to landslides and poisonous tea, follow this couple’s trek through Nepal and heed their lessons and warnings.

The Miraculous Search-and-Rescue of a Lost Child: Against all odds, a four-year-old boy survives six days lost in the wilderness with no food, and a constant threat of predators. After almost a week of searching, with rainstorms washing away any tracks, a pilot assisting with the search spots a tiny boy. He is stumbling through the brush, dehydrated but unharmed.

The TCT highlights Armenia’s beauty and hospitality

Hiking in Armenia

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This new trail reveals the wonders of Armenia—a country at the crossroads of the world: The Transcaucasian Trail (TCT) has been in the works since 2017. An exciting follow-up to our previous coverage shows that the 827km path through Armenia is officially open for trekking. The eventual goal of the TCT is to create up to 2,897km of marked trails.

My journey across Morocco in a vintage sidecar: Sarah Rodrigues recounts her adventures exploring Morocco in an unconventional way. The expert driver’s warmth and knowledge allowed her to reach places rarely touched by tourists.

Bali’s own “Camino”: Is this new 132km eco-pilgrimage a win for locals and travelers?: It is always exciting to find new ways to explore beautiful places, but Bali’s new hiking trail has a bigger motive. Hikers learn foraging, farming, and bamboo weaving skills along the way. They also visit Hindu temples and take part in spiritual traditions. This helps support the farming culture and boosts the knowledge of young Bali residents as well as tourists.

Hiking 80km a day

Girl hiking alone on the Bibbulmun Track

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This Guy Broke the Fastest Known Time for a Self-Supported Hike of the Bibbulmun Track: Tom Bartlett set his goals high. He crushed the previous self-supported record for hiking the 1,000km Bibbulmun Track by almost five days. A trek that generally takes hikers six to eight weeks, Bartlett finished in just under 12 days.

Winning images announced for Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2022: Some of the best parts of outdoor adventures are the unique wildlife interactions. Fortunately, many adventurers had cameras ready to capture not only the beauty but the occasional comedy of nature.

How Anna Hazelnutt Went From Being Terrified on a Rope to Sending R-rated Lines: A love of climbing doesn’t mean proficiency in every discipline. It took Anna Hazelnutt’s willingness to be uncomfortable and push past fears to progress to tackling UK trad lines like a pro.

Harley Schafer

Harley Schafer is an affiliate writer at Lola Digital Media. Spending time living in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Germany ignited a passion for travel and exploration that has led to a converted Ford van and the open road becoming home.