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Illegal Souvenirs: Cacti, Corals, and Pebbles

What, if anything, are we allowed to take home from a natural environment?

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Ethical Travel

How can we learn to travel more mindfully?

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Hiking in Ireland

A family outdoor adventure in Ireland's Wicklow Mountains

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The Healing Power of Gardening

Here is what science knows so far about the therapeutic potential of nature

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Seeking Darkness: Jack Wolfskin X Studio Jamal Ageli

A photographic journey into the mystic night sky of the Alps

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Good News for the Planet

Here are three recent announcements that give us hope for the future of our planet

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The Psychology of Survival – Part 2

How to get a better grip on your emotions and thoughts in dangerous situations

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The Athletic Hike: Ten Women, One Adventure

Jack Wolfskin's new all women's hiking collection on the Wolftrail 2022

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On the Trail of Arctic Waste

How does a German beer bottle get to the Arctic? Filmmaker Steffen Krones finds out

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The Wanderlust Woman: Amira Patel

As a hiking Muslim woman, Amira Patel is not always met with acceptance on the trails

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A Visit to the Sámi People

The territory of Europe's last indigenous people is being exploited under their feet. But the Sámi resist

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Alpine Cities

Working remotely? These alpine cities are worth moving to

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Expedition to the World’s Largest Lava Tube

Exploring Hawaii's breathtaking Kazumura Cave on Big Island

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The Psychology of Survival

How to prepare your mind for dangerous situations in the wilderness

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Roxy the Zoologist in Search of Otters

The wildlife biologist about her otter documentary in Scotland and human-induced threats

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ANTELOPE CANYON

These sandstone formations in Arizona amaze with their magnificent play of colors.

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Stand Up Paddling in Winter

This is why you should try stand up paddle boarding in the colder months of the year

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Iceland – Land of Whales and Volcanoes

An experience of northern lights, Game of Throne landscapes and the spell of the erupting volcano

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Pip Stewart’s Lessons From the Amazon

Things adventurer Pip Stewart learned about life from carnivorous parasites and dangerous rapids

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A Closer Look: Bert Moser, Flagship Store Manager in Stuttgart

A talk about the art of customer service, changes in buyers' expectations, and the perfect pants

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A Closer Look: Silja Schneider, JW Store Manager in Bonn

A child model for Jack Wolfskin in '97 Silja Schneider is now in charge of her own JW store

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Nature DisCounts

Jack Wolfskin and Wohlleben's Forest Academy protect ancient beech forests

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Fashion + Function = JW x GmbH

An unlikely collaboration combines best of both worlds

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Mystical Fog Forest

Tenerife is famous for its sunshine and golden beaches. Yet the island is also home of an incredible forest region.

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Trekking in Greenland

A journey on the trail of Greenlands discoverer Erik the Red

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Local Superfoods

Foods with exceptional nutrient density grow all around, you just need to know what to look for

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Goblincore

A subculture that celebrates nature and all its darker aspects

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Down the River in an Inflatable Boat

At 4 km per hour, our author went on a slow yet stunning adventure down the Elbe river

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WATCH YOUR TRAIL

All it takes is just a second look

Fire and Ice

An expedition of extremes inside the glacier ice caves of Mount St. Helens

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The Duc Ngo

The celebrated chef and devoted urbanite about adventures in the wilderness and the meaning of success

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Try a Microadventure

Adventures in concentrated form are the easiest way to get out of your comfort zone, so no more excuses!

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125 was the year of the first recorded “hike” undertaken by the Roman Emperor Hadrian when he climbed Sicily’s Mount Etna.

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Paddling the Amazon

Two students set out to cross the Amazon rainforest for six months by canoe

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Bushcraft with Ralf Pintzka

How to start a fire with your smartphone and why relying on advice from a Mickey Mouse comic can put your life

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Women in Mountain Rescue

Sabrina Wurzer is one of the few women who volunteer as mountain rescuers in the Alps

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Female Astronauts Underground

Insa Thiele-Eich and Suzanna Randall train in caves for the conditions on the ISS

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The Return of the Wolf

The wolf is returning to Europe's forests. Is the presence of the canine a blessing or a curse?

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Playful Hiking

Hiking turns into fun for kids if they see nature as a playground

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Jack Wolfskin x Naito

The Japanese graphic artist created a bold print capsule collection for Jack Wolfskin

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In Tune With the Dark

Night hiking sharpens the senses and is incredibly fun

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Guerel Sahin, Photographer and Jack Wolfskin Partner

The travel and landscape photographer took a leap of faith and made his dream reality

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Searching for Stars

Stargazing not only sparks curiosity among kids, it can help to foster a love of learning, nature and science

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The Plastic Hike Exhibition

The Trash Traveler's first exhibition featuring sculptures made from ocean plastic

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Turning Smog Into Diamonds

An interview with Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde about social design and the power of community

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On the Wolftrail With Guerel Sahin

The landscape photographer about his favorite part of the trekking adventure in the Scottish Highlands

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Jack Wolfskin’s Anniversary Collection

To mark 40 years of Jack Wolfskin, the brand has reinterpreted some of its most notable product icons

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Give Bees a Chance

Beekeeping is trending everywhere, but why are bee mortality rates still up?

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From North to South

This is a story of two different worlds facing the same problem: climate change

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Reconnecting with Nature

Environmental blogger Margarita from Margreen shows ways to get grounded and use the healing powers of nature

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Wolftrail Scotland

Hiking guide Ben Mueller takes us through the remote wilderness of the Scottish Highlands

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The Alladale Wilderness Reserve

How a Scottish Highlands Resort Wants to Bring the Wolf Back to the Island

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