Category Archive: Hiking

Jul 22

10 Reasons why you need a BFF when you go on an adventure

Your best friends can make even the longest hikes feel shorter. Photo: Courtesy of Brandon Scherzberg There’s something to be said about heading out in the wilderness alone, but we prefer to do it with a friend — someone who isn’t embarrassed to pee in the woods, who laughs at our jokes and who’s willing …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.souladventures.co.za/2016/07/22/10-reasons-why-you-need-a-bff-when-you-go-on-an-adventure/

Nov 06

Man climbs Kilimanjaro with a bathtub on his back

Irishman Robbie Dowling climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in an achievement that is hardly noteworthy except for the fact the 57-year-old did it with a companion named Sheila on his back. Sheila is a bathtub. Yes, a bathtub, a 26kg bathtub. “It was a very proud moment for me and for Ireland,” Dowling told The Journal, an online …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.souladventures.co.za/2015/11/06/man-climbs-kilimanjaro-with-a-bathtub-on-his-back/

Oct 20

How to clean a hydration bladder

  On a day-to-day basis, staying well-watered feels like a Herculean task (name one person who gets their eight glasses a day without fail). Add in an arduous hike or bike ride and a moldy hydration bladder that makes your water taste like the inside of a sock, and you’ve whipped up a foolproof recipe …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.souladventures.co.za/2015/10/20/how-to-clean-a-hydration-bladder/

Jun 22

Best Adventure hoaxes of all time

You can climb the world’s tallest mountains, discover a passage to China or sail a trimaran around the world, but because your adventure sets you apart from humanity in some way, the rest of us aren’t readily able to check your work. This is where the hoaxers, frauds and mountebanks swoop in. There’s glory to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.souladventures.co.za/2015/06/22/best-adventure-hoaxes-of-all-time/

Apr 15

Spains harrowing hiking trail

Discover harrowing hiking trail in Spain March 08, 2013 by Shannon Dybvig Want to see some big birds, in a big gorge, while walking along an itty bitty trail? Congost de Mont-rebei in northern Spain has you covered. Vultures, ospreys, and eagles call this gorge home and are easily spotted during breeding season, which lasts …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.souladventures.co.za/2015/04/15/spains-harrowing-hiking-trail/

Older posts «