Top 5 magazines for outdoor adventurers

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The Renaissance of independent magazines raised the publishing industry to a whole new level. Indie magazines stand out from the crowd with meticulously sourced inspiring stories, visual appeal and  bookishness. Here’s our selection of the Top 5 publications for every outdoor adventurer’s library.

1. Modern Huntsman

Modern Hunstman is a collective of photographers, filmmakers, and writers who produce stories for like-minded conservationists, creatives, outdoor enthusiasts, and brands. Born of frustration with the way hunting is often misrepresented in the media, their objective is to shed light on a more honest side of the story. Told from the perspective of hunting purists and the diplomatically-minded, the stories in Modern Huntsman present balanced narratives from diverse perspectives that are unaltered by skewed emotion-based tactics, intending to bring about constructive conversations on otherwise controversial topics.

The upcoming Volume Seven: The Water issue, delves into the importance and interconnectedness of our oceans, rivers, lakes and rainfall, and how vital it is for water sources to remain healthy for wildlife, and for humans, to survive. With a leaning towards trout and salmon fishing stories in this issue, Modern Huntsman also touches on how watersheds in Maui are being threatened by axis deer, the negative impacts lead ammunition has on riparian areas, the python problem in the Florida Everglades, how wolf hunters in Kyrgyzstan fight to keep their cattle alive, as well as some classic duck hunting in the South.

Modern Huntsman magazine is filled with stories told from the perspective of hunting purists and the diplomatically-minded
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Avaunt magazine is for those with a thirst for the unusual, whether they want to find out about the world’s most remote and inaccessible places, learn about the latest discoveries in science and technology, or simply be surprised by a great story
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2. Avaunt

Avaunt is for those with a restless imagination – showcasing extraordinary subjects that venture beyond the radar of mainstream journalism. It’s for readers with a thirst for the unusual, whether they want to find out about the world’s most remote and inaccessible places, learn about the latest discoveries in design and technology, or simply be surprised by a great story.

This independent magazine invites the reader to escape the urban grind through a series of brilliantly written and stunningly photographed articles, featuring extraordinary people and reports that go well beyond the radar of the mainstream press.

3. Sidetracked

Pushing boundaries to share stories from the world’s wildest places, testing limits, creating connections, and forging different paths, Sidetracked magazine is devoted to adventure, expeditions, and exploration.

The magazine has always been rooted in inspirational journeys. It was born of a passion for wanting to tell the stories of those who put themselves out there, setting aside fear and doubt to experience the breathtaking, the awe-inspiring and the magical.

The Sidetracked Journal is released three times a year and brings together some of the finest stories on exploration and adventure. From extremes of human endurance to both cultural and emotional discovery.

Sidetracked brings together some of the finest stories of exploration and adventure
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Another Escape is a lifestyle publication that inspires a connection to the great outdoors, considered ways of living, environmental stewardship and a sense of fulfillment in our everyday lives
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4. Another Escape

Through celebrating the stories of those inspired by nature, Another Escape encourages people to connect with the natural world in meaningful ways so they may become active stewards of our planet.

In 2012, Another Escape founders, Rachel Taylor and Jody Daunton, came together to create a high-quality lifestyle publication that inspires a connection to the great outdoors, considered ways of living, environmental stewardship and a sense of fulfilment in our everyday lives. Through their love for storytelling and working alongside a small team and a talented network of contributors, they have crafted a product for a community of outdoors people who are creative, curious, and adventurous.

Their latest issue, The Belonging Volume, discusses a biotic community that comprises a wealth of  interconnected and interdependent species, all flourishing in a rich tapestry of life that spans the planet.

5. Rucksack

Rucksack magazine is a printed bi-annual photography and travel publication dedicated to storytelling. It was launched in 2016 as an online journal and turned into a series of beautifully printed publications.

The team behind Rucksack recently published their first hardback book called Elements. Explore the world of Rucksack magazines, books and zines for exceptional photo essays, travel stories and fictional pieces exploring a particular theme for each issue.

Rucksack magazine is a photography and travel publication dedicated to storytelling
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