Publish Date: April 2018
On the Cover: H+I Adventures guides Bear and Jono power down a summit ridge in Torridon, Scotland. Photo by Tim Winterburn
FROM PEAT TO BOG IN SCOTLAND By Berne Broudy
Thanks to Scotland’s “right to roam” law, there is plenty of space for high adventure. Armed with an arsenal of Scottish proverbs, a rain jacket and a taste for Scotch, globetrotter Berne Broudy sets out to discover Scotland’s moody, lush mountain bike routes.
PATAGONIA’S REBEL TRAIL
Words and Images by Steve Fassbinder
Two adventuring gringos draw on the strength of South American gauchos past and present to survive the casualties that come with a bikepacking trip into the storied high-mountain passes of Chile and Argentina.
ONE OF SEVEN BILLION
Words and Images by Craig Fowler
Days of rain, sweltering temps and heat stroke,
an excruciating hike across the Grand Canyon,
and thousands of miles in the saddle. ... What kept Craig Fowler going in his attempt to become the first person to complete the bikepacking and hiking triple crowns?
ADAM SKLAR IS THAT GOOD Words by Trina Ortega
Images by Bob Allen
From taking bikes apart as a teen and long days exploring trails in the woods to cyclocross racing
and countless practice welds, framebuilder Adam Sklar’s obsession with bikes has resulted in his ability to build more than just a pretty frame. His design philosophy sums it up: “It’s all of that experience bundled into the most fun bike you have ever owned.”