Julia Clarke is a staff writer for Advnture.com and the author of the book Restorative Yoga for Beginners. She loves to explore mountains on foot, bike, skis and belay and then recover on the the yoga mat. Julia graduated with a degree in journalism in 2004 and spent eight years working as a radio presenter in Kansas City, Vermont, Boston and New York City before discovering the joys of the Rocky Mountains. She then detoured west to Colorado and enjoyed 11 years teaching yoga in Vail before returning to her hometown of Glasgow, Scotland in 2020 to focus on family and writing.
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This all-in-one water bottle and filter takes all the head scratching out of purifying water in the wild and lets you get on with your hiking adventure
Our fog safety tips help you navigate hiking trails – and stay out of harm’s way – when the clouds are touching the ground
Your camping tool kit helps you take care of last-minute repairs, trims and adjustments when things don’t go to plan
When to use a climbing nut versus a cam, plus how to place climbing nuts for your safety and confidence on the crag
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This sporty, pullover fleece provides cozy comfort on chilly summits, and is stylish enough to wear around town
These stylish waterproof walking shoes are best reserved for urban jaunts and easy hikes, but are more technical than they look
We take a look at the benefits and myths of running insoles to help you decide if you need to add a pair to your running kit
Sierra Designs has thought of everything with this expandable backpack, from extra pockets that hold blankets and water bottles plus loads of padding and airflow for long and short treks
Knowing how to survive a polar bear attack is becoming increasingly important as global warming endangers bears and more people venture into the arctic seeking adventure
We size up the best features of Yellowstone vs Yosemite to help you figure out which of these world-famous parks to visit on your next adventure
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Does bear spray work on mountain lions? We answer this common wildlife question plus how to choose the right deterrent for big cats
The Original Pro has thought of everything from storage to bug protection in this tent-free camping solution
What is cliff diving, and is it as dangerous as it sounds? We reveal the surprising origins and unsurprising dangers of this thrill-seeker’s adventure sport
We examine the benefits of both morning and evening walks to help you figure the best time to go hiking
Is it OK to take breaks while running, or does it decrease the benefits? We look at the science behind this common question, and help you cut down on those pit stops
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