Dr Nathan Smith at the University of Manchester is currently undertaking a research project on mental health during the return from expeditions, and would appreciate as many data points as possible to increase the sample size.
How do you become an expedition leader? I've been asking myself this question pretty much ever since I got into adventuring. I've been dreaming of a life on the road, travelling the globe, visiting remote and exotic places. Unfortunately, the short answer to that question is: you just have to go and do it.
I am in the early planning stages of an unsupported foot crossing of the Gobi Desert on 2022, and am seeking advice and tips, as well as any contacts who might be able to help me…
I was able to encourage sixteen people to accompany me on Wild Night Out 2019 which was held at YHA Holmbury. The group was made up of a real mix of people ranging in age from forty all the way down to four years old…
As part of the Wild Night Out 2019, Sacha Dench shared her story of her ‘Flight of the Swans’ expedition at a camp-out in the beautiful Treyarnon Bay, Cornwall.
Welcome the SolarTuk Expedition! We are driving a solar electric tuk tuk around the world. To date we have successfully crossed Australia, driving over 3,000km at just 50km/hr and had the best time doing it.
My first experience of the Wild Night Out weekend was a brilliant one! Holly Budge, myself and four other Wild Night Out attendees met up a pub just a few miles from Holden Farm, where we would be spending the night…
Some of the best pics from the wondrous event that was our spectacular 10th Birthday Party! Thank you to all who joined!
Some of the PHENOMENAL PHOTOS from #WildNightOut2019!!! We can’t stop looking at them!
On the hottest day of the year we made our way from all parts of the country to the depths of the New Forest…
Anyone out there up for a cheap & cheerful extended adventure down under? Flying out November 2019 with a tentative return around March/April 2020 (i.e. 4 to 5 months travelling).
I am looking for an expedition medic who is available at short notice to join a climate research expedition to Northeast Greenland (80'N). The expedition leaves 1st July, and should be finished July 21st (weather permitting).
In July 2019, Terence Bell - Australian waterman - is looking to stage a world-first Solo Swim around the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i, supported by local crew on a sailing boat to raise US$50k for Sustainable Coastlines HI. He tells Explorers Connect all about the challenge he has set himself, and why…
Greg is a professional photographer and is currently looking to join expeditions and adventures of all sorts, capturing great photographs along the way.
In 2017, I wild camped for the first time in the Lake District. I caught the bug almost instantly, investing in a lightweight backpacking tent. Pretty soon that wasn't enough, I invested in a 4 season tent… and then a bivvy bag. By 2019 I can say I've slept under canvas for 20 nights so far in 2019 and counting. You'd be right in thinking I started wild camping and I never looked back.
In April 2020, I am going to hike 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada along the Pacific Crest Trail. As one of the longest hiking trails in the world, it crosses some of the most diverse terrain of any long distance trail, including; 700 miles of desert, 57 mountain passes, 26 National Forests, 7 National Parks and 5 State Parks.
On June 30th 2018 Phoebe Smith, Ollie Laker and John Pike undertook a challenge to sleep dangling from 10 vertigo-inducing wonders – from the natural to the man made, going north to south along the length of Britain and ending up sleeping on the side of the Spinnaker Tower for Wild Night Out 2018.
Our expeditions have been about exploring the social and environmental impact of large scale infrastructure developments in remote (and not-so-remote) parts of the world. And as part of this, we want to share the stories of the people and places we encounter on the way.
Explorers Connect’s annual campaign “Wild Night Out” is encouraging free and very-low-cost events around the UK to encourage others to get outside on the national night of adventure 29th June 2019. Working with the Youth Hostel Association we need volunteers to help add a little magic to our adventure camp-outs at various locations around the country.