Chris Hunt

Keala Kennely uses a CO2 buoyancy vest on a big day at Jaws in Maui. © Fred Pompermayer / Red Bull

SpotlightChris Hunt • Jan 14, 2022

The Wearable Bubble

The evolution of personal flotation devices

© Matt Tomlinson / The Service Course

StoryChris Hunt • Oct 21, 2021

Off-Piste in the Peak District

Highlights from a weekend riding bikes and drinking beer

Michelle Parker bootpacks up into the alpine during a multi-disciplinary bikepacking and ski-mountaineering journey from the Tahoe region (USA) into northern Washington state in June 2020. Along with her expedition partner Cody Townsend, Parker climbed and skied Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier and El Dorado Peak during the month-long, 1,000 mile expedition. © Bjane Salen / Red Bull

SpotlightChris Hunt • Oct 07, 2021

The Breathing Shield

This is the story of the development of waterproof fabrics, and where we go from here

InterviewChris Hunt • Sep 18, 2021

The Only Person You’re Racing is Yourself

We catch up with Mark Beaumont to hear about his experiences racing (and winning) GBDuro.

InterviewChris Hunt • Sep 03, 2021

The Power of Slow Adventure

We catch up with the Adventure Syndicate’s Lee Craigie to chat about their latest Source to Sea project

InterviewChris Hunt • Jun 03, 2021

Meet The Ocean Sheroes

The four women rowing San Francisco to Hawaiiin support of the Seabin Project

StoryChris Hunt • May 25, 2021

North By North West

A bikepacking journey exploring Scotland’s Western Isles

A nineteenth Century sextant at BASE magazine HQ. The sextant, invented in the mid eighteenth Century, was a revolutionary device because it allowed celestial objects to be measured relative to the horizon, rather than relative to the instrument - a difference which creates excellent precision.

StoryChris Hunt • Apr 23, 2021

The Magic Glass: Insights into Adventure Navigation

The story of navigation development from its earliest days to modern satellite communications and positioning systems

The B3 crampon-compatible toe rand and insulated Vibram soles of a pair of Scarpa Phantom 6000 high altitude mountaineering boots © David Pickford / BASE

SpotlightChris Hunt • Oct 02, 2020

Sole Survivors

Rubber is one of the go-to materials of our time. It’s in everything, from car tyres to clothing. But where did it all begin? And what’s the future of rubber soles as materials technology continues to evolve?

StoryChris Hunt • Jun 03, 2020

From Fen to Fell

The story of a four day bikepacking trip from Holme Fen, Cambridgeshire to Scafell, Cumbria

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Steel is Real

SpotlightChris Hunt • Mar 04, 2020

Steel is Real

We take a look at the resurgence in steel bike tubing

The Magic of Merino

SpotlightChris Hunt • Feb 27, 2020

The Magic of Merino

An ode to the world’s finest adventure fabric