Gear up

Deep dives, honest reviews and expert commentary on the most important adventure products, technologies and innovations.
Here you’ll find all the insight and information you need to get the right gear for better adventures.

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StoryBASE editorial team • November 30, 2021

10 Gifts for Every Adventurer

The 2021 ultralight adventure Christmas gift guide

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 • April 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

StoryHugo Turner • February 03, 2021

How Hard Were Mountaineers 100 Years Ago?

Comparing the performance of modern VS traditional clothing on Mount Elbrus