Top 5 adventure Instagram feeds

Everyday you pull out your phone and bring up Instagram to find a feed full of unreal photos documenting the insane adventures of people from around the world.

Wether you’re into videos of people base jumping in China or seeing landscape photos from the Pacific Crest Trail; Instagram captures it all. You don’t even have to leave your armchair to be a part of it.

We draw so much inspiration from seeing posts by like minded people, we’ve decided to drop our top 5 accounts that get us motivated.
Let us know in the comments below who you love to follow!

**Click on the highlighted links to go straight to their pages**

1. @briannamadia

Brianna Madia and her husband travel in their orange van, Bertha with their two dogs, Bucket and Dagwood. Their feed is full of incredible photos of their adventures rock climbing, canyoning and living in their van. Their motto, “never leave the dogs behind” is made true when you see the epic snaps of the dogs being abseiled into the canyons. Their posts will make you want to get out and go on an adventure with your dogs.

2. @ladiesgetoutside

Ladies Get Outside is an homage to women in the outdoors. Their inspiring photos make you want to be in the mountains enjoying nature. Their page is filled with stunning landscape photos as well as pictures of women in adventure sports. Every time we scroll through their feed we are keen to grab our boots and hit the trail.

3. @she_explores

Another feed we love to follow is She Explores. Empowering women in all aspects of the outdoors and travel. Their tagline, “A website and podcast for creative, curios women in the outdoors, on the road, and besides.” was all we needed to see to hit that FOLLOW button. The photos and stories they share are incredible and showcase women in all our glory. If seeing these posts don’t push you to get out and try something that scares you, we don’t know what will!

4. @natgeoyourshot

Anything that starts with NatGEO instantly has us hooked. It is an aggregation of photos from the National Geographic photo community and allows people to share brilliant stories from around the world. Every single picture is jaw dropping good and pushes you to be a better photographer.

5. @climbingmate

This is a newer find for us, but as soon as we stumbled upon it we loved it. If you are an avid climber or a lover of climbing photography, this is one you definitely have to check out. The pictures are from all over the world and showcase some of the best walls and climbers out there. You’re going to want to grab your chalk bag after 5 minutes of scrolling through this feed!


Keen boots review

I was out hiking the other day and I looked down at my feet and noticed my boots were looking a bit worse for wear. After 2 years of hiking, canyoning, walking up river beds, mountain biking, rock climbing and so on, I thought it was time to replace my beloved boots.

So I was thinking what it is that have made these boots so good over all the other brands I have worn in the past and I came up with a few key reasons why I will be replacing my old keens, with some new keens.

Firstly, I love the wideness of the toe area. You have a lot of room in them so your foot never feels crushed and if you need to add that extra pair of socks in the winter you have the room to!

The ankle support is awesome. Full padding all the way around which makes them the ideal boot for when you are scrambling up and down mountains.

The other key factor as to why I love these boots so much is the fact that they’re brilliantly waterproof. When we are canyoning in them it’s not until we have our feet fully submerged do your feet start to feel wet…(flows in over the top) The technology of the boot is so clever that walking in rain or through puddles of water will not be a problem, your feet will stay dry.

They never rubbed from day 1! Straight out of the box these beauties never had me putting plasters all over my feet. They were instantly comfortable and they wore as if I had had them for years.

The sole of the boot has wicked grip. We have worn ours in so many different weather and terrain conditions. From snow and ice, to desert and mountain shale, all with no slide.

They’re not heavy at all. This is super important to me! I like to have lightweight boots on my feet or light boots in my bag if I’m backpacking. They make for the perfect travel boot.

Its a great all around boot for travel and adventure. When you put your boots on and you’re ready to face that day you want to feel confident and ready for anything …. these boots make you feel that.

For me, now that I have gone through my first few years in keens there is definitely no going back. This boot is solid so go get your feet into a pair and do that superman/woman pose and get ready to tackle that mountain…you won’t regret it.