Media, and especially independent journalism, is getting harder than ever before.
However, at The Outdoor Journal, we have endeavored to bring you high-quality journalism and editorial insight from around the world. We always do our best to take a step back, and publish considered content that always attempts to acknowledge both sides of a story. The response to this approach is always strong and is reflected in the stories that we present below, as the biggest and often most read articles on OutdoorJournal.com in 2020. 1. Rolex vs.
A young privileged American attempts to make history at Everest but experiences a harrowing reality instead.
Dangerous rapids, hostile Maoist rebels, and living without fear. Darren Clarkson-King on an expedition down Nepal’s treacherous Arun River
It is commonly-accepted knowledge that there was a Rolex on the summit of Everest in 1953. In reality, it was the swansong of a now-defunct English brand called Smiths.
The Outdoor Journal interviews Andy Rollings, a Smiths enthusiast who keeps 60-year-old wristwatches ticking away.
Once again, as witnessed in 2015 when devastating earthquakes hit the region, no human being will summit the world’s highest peak this season. What is the cost of this environmental recovery?