Sidetracked Magazine Volume 15 (The Beautiful Hardship of Adventure) is out now! We’re not designed to spend our lives nesting and resting. However comfortable we may be in our homes, on our sofas, it’s when we leave our sanctuary that adventure begins. In facing the challenges needed to reach our destination, armed with both spirit and resilience, we can begin to feel the depth and complexity life has to offer.
In this issue we travel back to 1977 on a school climbing trip to Afghanistan, freedive under the ice in Canada and seek out paradise via packraft in Mexico. We look at the harsh and devastating consequences when expeditions don’t go to plan and the immeasurable rewards when they do.
And, through kayaking through the Balkans and kite-surfing an arid dam in Cape Town, we look at how adventure, photography and art can make significant progress towards highlighting global political and cultural issues and protecting Earth’s natural places.
Sidetracked Adventure Travel Magazine is an journal featuring a collection of personal stories of adventure travel, exploration, journeys and expeditions. The concept is simple: to capture the emotion and experience of adventures and expeditions throughout the world… and to inspire. Sidetracked has published 2014 its first printed journal. This 132 page journal is filled with remarkable long distance journeys, inspirational expeditions and features some of the most beautiful, dramatic and challenging regions on earth – all told and presented by the incredible men and women who undertook them. Sidetracked is founded and produced by John Summerton.
144 pages, perfect bound, and printed in full colour on FSC approved uncoated 120gsm paper in the United Kingdom.