I first met Sarah Hueniken early on a September morning in a cafe in Canmore, Alberta. Hueniken was not quite awake and had had a long day before — to say she was grumpy would mischaracterize her. I immediately approached her like a puppy wagging my tail, sticking out my hand to shake hers. Kind …

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Woodstock, Vermont looks like a scene out of an old-timey children’s book. Its pint-sized downtown is lined with B&Bs, local shops, and Federal and Greek-revival houses. An afternoon walk takes you by stately homes on each side of the Ottauquechee river, giving you a view of its (no less than) three covered bridges. Blanketed in …

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I’m a lazy backcountry eater. I don’t like spending time thinking about what meals to prepare for my trip. My happy place while adventuring generally resides within simply having enough easy calories to shove into my mouth before hanger can set in. This usually results in dinners of energy bars or pouring water into a …

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Guess who’s back, back again? That’s right: Issue 2 of Misadventures, the How-To (Survive) Edition, is NOW AVAILABLE at Barnes & Noble bookstores across the country…as well as several independent retailers from coast to coast. Needless to say: we are THRILLED. To celebrate… We’ve teamed up with Mountain Khakis to offer an out-of-this-world giveaway: $75 to spend on anything at their …

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Being bound by rope and rock is a special kind of bond. It’s only a certain type of person that you’d want to spend hours with talking about holds, trips you want to take, being sore, your love life — or anything else — covered in chalk, lounging on pads. Maybe you don’t see them outside of …

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Not many runners know the secret to calming pre-race jitters: a quiet walk on the beach. Participants in the Mont Saint-Michel Marathon, then, are lucky. Before settling into bed, they step foot on the cool sand of the Saint-Malo shore. The silence on the coast, broken only by the sea breeze, ensures the night before …

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Happy #CyberMonday from Misadventures! Buy anything from the shop today, and you’ll receive a FREE copy of the latest issue. We’ll email you a discount code you can use yourself or send to a friend. Curious what Issue 2: How-To (Survive) contains? Here’s a sneak preview! “The Long Ride of Adeline and Augusta Van Buren,” two sisters …

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I’m the first person to admit it: I’m addicted to buying Lonely Planet guidebooks. When I’m preparing for a trip, one of the first things I do is head to BookPeople, my lovely local bookstore, to snap up the latest version of my chosen travel bible. I love perusing a freshly-cracked Lonely Planet: gazing at …

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