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Emotional journeys, incredible characters and epic expeditions – they’re all here in our features section.
Get inspired by the big projects or follow in the footsteps (and tread marks) of adventurers all over the world. 

VideoBASE editorial team • Nov 18, 2020

Exit Point

The mind’s eye of the man who has been described as ‘Britain’s greatest BASE jumper’ as he prepares for his descent.

StoryLukasz Warzecha • Nov 17, 2020

Feasting Outdoors with Pentire

It’s all about enjoying the simple things in life. Appreciating the range of fresh, local, seasonal ingredients available round you.

StoryBASE editorial team • Nov 12, 2020

Introducing the Pamir Trail

The Pamir Mountains are among the wildest, least visited mountain ranges in the world, but Tajikistan doesn’t have the fame of other mountain nations like Nepal or Peru.

StoryFrancesco Guerra • Nov 09, 2020

Alpine Restoration

A simple reminder of the power of walking in wild spaces for both mind and soul

VideoErik Nylander • Nov 07, 2020


By train and boat over 12,000km from Stockholm to Japan in search of powder

StoryOliver France • Nov 05, 2020

The Slim Line Between Success and Catastrophe

How a life defining adventure turned into an adventurous career path for Oliver France

InterviewBASE editorial team • Oct 27, 2020

Interview: Critical Fish with Jasper Pääkkönen

Fly fisherman and a fish activist, Jasper Pääkkönen is also one of Finland’s most recognisable film actors – we sit down to discuss the current state of fly-fishing today

Lael at Antelope Wells, New Mexico, having just finished the 2100 mile Tour Divide race starting in Banff, Canada. © Rugile Kaladyte / komoot

StoryBASE editorial team • Oct 08, 2020

Pro Record: Lael Wilcox

Ultra-endurance bikepacking legend, Lael Wilcox explains her love of long days in the saddle through remote terrain, and her optimal route-planning tech for any adventure.

StoryFrancesco Guerra • Oct 07, 2020

Finding Equilibrium

Tension, struggle and balance in the Alburni Mountains of Italy

StoryTom Livingstone • Sep 03, 2020

The Danger Zone: Risk Vs. Reward in the High Mountains

Considering the risks, what motivates us towards high alpine mountaineering?

The wild tide race off Morte Point at the western extremity of North Devon’s Exmoor Coast in a Force 8 easterly gale, with the 4 knot ebb current running at full tilt. In local Devonian lore, Morte Point is ‘the place that God made last and the Devil will take first’, due to the numerous shipwrecks and fishing boat accidents that have occurred on the point. Unusually, there in no ‘inshore passage’ [an area of calmer water immediately offshore] off Morte Point, and the tide race breaks directly on the rocks. Not a place to be in wrong conditions, or without knowing which way the tide is flowing. © David Pickford

StoryWilliam Thomson • Aug 27, 2020

An Adventurer’s Guide to Tides and Currents

William Thompson provides a practical guide to understanding the basics of ocean movement

Scale becomes redefined in the high desert where ‘vast’ takes on a whole new meaning.

StoryRob Ferguson • Aug 26, 2020

State of Change

Discovering the power of bikes for social change in New Mexico

InterviewBASE editorial team • Aug 20, 2020

Interview: Alex Megos on Reconnecting with Rock

Returning to climbing on rock, experiences in lockdown and motivation beyond the send

Fabian Linge taking some big air off a small rock outcrop with the awe-inspiring Lofoten Island skyline in the background. Skiing from summit-to-sea is a frequent possibility in Arctic Norway.

StoryHamish Frost • Aug 05, 2020

Lofoten Islands: Ski Exploration in Arctic Norway

Beyond the north wind, Hamish Frost explores some of the best lines in Arctic Norway

StoryKieran Creevy • Jul 24, 2020

Enchanted in the Caucasus

Proof that you can eat well in the mountains

StoryJan Bakker • Jul 21, 2020

A Muddy Walk through the Mountains of the Moon

Tales from deep within the UNESCO listed Rwenzoris mountain range.

StoryHarry Lusted • Jul 16, 2020

The Gatekeeper of Mt. Kenya

Fear and rejection on Africa’s second highest mountain

In a twist of irony, Dennis Beare (pictured) and the team discovered some of the best trails of their 8 day trip around Narwanda village, close to the Iran-Iraq border, despite many of the trails being surrounded by old legacy minefields from the Iran-Iraq war in the early 1980s.

StoryAaron Gulley • Jul 14, 2020

The Lost Trails of Zagros: Mountain Biking in Iraqi Kurdistan

An exploration of the Zagros mountains of northern Iraq by mountain bike

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