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20 Cool and Quirky Adventure Sports Blogs

In to adventure sports? Than these blogs are for you. Featuring some of the top locations and ideas for adventure sports lovers, these blogs give you the inside information on what you need to know to get out there and start exploring. This group of blogs features sites ranging from small, independently written blogs to larger scale blogs run by companies or magazines. Read up and get inspired.

20 Cool and Quirky Adventure Sports Blogs

National Geographic Adventure

The National Geographic Adventure blog is an authority on all things adventure and travel.

Written by adventure enthusiasts around the world, high-quality articles are posted on this blog daily to give adrenaline junkies insider information on locations, tips and advice, and gear reviews.

The Dirtbag Diaries

Written by Fitz Cahall, The Dirtbag Diaries features articles on the lives of adventure athletes to try to understand why people love adventure, and what motivates them to keep seeking thrills. The blog is done in podcast form, providing an alternative to the mostly article-driven adventure sports blogs out there.


Visit Wend for up-to-date information about news in the adventure sports sector from around the world.

This site includes videos, pictures and local stories that often don’t make national news sites.

A section on this site also allows readers to post their own adventure stories.


This popular travel blog is known for posting blogs about adventure travel and extreme sports mixed in with tamer travel subjects. Readers of Gadling also enjoy the posts on weird news and ideas from far-fetched regions of the world and information about adventure expeditions worldwide.

The Goat

Adventure blogger Rocky Thompson voices his opinions about adventure stories from around the web in this fun blog. Posts are well written and easy to read, often accompanied by a photo or video in addition to great commentary.

Adventure Journal

The Adventure Journal covers everything you’d ever want to know about adventure sports. This blog features athletes, events, history of adventure sports, gear reviews, photos, new stories and more. This site is a must for those who like to explore the outdoors.


If you’re looking for an adventure sports idea or destination, Chillisauce has got you covered. Thousands of ideas for activities and locations are carefully curated on this site to make sure you are having the most fun possible. This blog also features content on bizarre events around the world and must-visit festivals throughout the year.

Never Stop Exploring

As the official blog of the North Face community, Never Stop Exploring presents excellent photos, videos and articles from amazing places all over the world. Readers can rely on breathtaking images and a blogging style that is not overly pretentious.

Cold Splinters

Featuring fun and quirky facts about the outdoors, Cold Splinters presents a historical view of the outdoors, in addition to need-to-know information about places and people involved in the outdoor lifestyle.

Trail’s Edge

A go-to source for rock climbers and mountain bikers, Trail’s Edge provides information and gear reviews for adventure lovers interested in outdoor sports. Here, hikers, climbers and bikers can share tips and stories from personal adventures.

The Snaz

The small-time blog has catapulted into popularity because of the photo-heavy, snarky content about outdoor culture and lifestyle. Visit this blog for first-hand adventure tales and amazing background information. This mountain culture blog originated in 2006.

Thinking Nomads

While Thinking Nomads is more of a general travel blog, the writers often feature content about adventure travel. Advice, tips, destination ideas, experiences and food experiences are all covered on this travel blog. A true adventure expert needs to check out this site.

The Active Explorer

One of the few blogs solely written by a female adventure enthusiast, The Active Explorer chronicles the life of adventure lover Erika Wiggins. Flying, backpacking, caving, camping, rappelling and diving are just some of the sports that are covered on this personal blog. Explorers need to checkout this site.


Concentrating on six off-road sports, Reckoneer is a great place to read about adventure racing, trail running, mountain biking, kayak racing and more. This blog is great for adventure enthusiasts looking to get involved in one of these types of sports.

The Adventure Blog

With consistently refreshed expedition updates, The Adventure Blog is a go-to resource for anyone wanting information about fun adventure expeditions taking place around the world. Videos, gear reviews, book reviews and announcements are posted throughout the day to give readers a comprehensive schedule of adventure activities.

Gear Lab

Written by Chris McNamara and other top climbers and sports enthusiasts, Gear Lab gives adventure lovers the information they need to make informed decisions about every product they need for camping, backpacking and climbing.


iLivExtreme features interviews and articles about well known and lesser-known extreme sports. While many of the articles touch on sports like snowboarding and skateboarding, readers shouldn’t be surprised to see content on this site about slacklining, cliff diving, parahawking and wing surfing.

Grind TV

Viral videos involving extreme and adventure sports make their way to Grind TV for your viewing enjoyment.

This site’s random collection of adventure videos can keep adrenaline junkies and adventure lovers busy for hours.

Extreme Sports Blog

Perfect for those that love videos, photos and news about the extreme sports industry and events, the Extreme Sports Blog features daily content about everything extreme. Here you’ll find everything “extreme.”

ESPN Action Sports

Renowned sport’s reporting agency ESPN has a section on their site dedicated to extreme sports and adventure lovers.

Visit this blog for information about athletes, competitions, and events within the action sports industry.


Are we missing any cool adventure blogs from the list? Let us know in the comments below or send us a tweet to @sportsnetworker

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18 Responses to 20 Cool and Quirky Adventure Sports Blogs

  1. Erika July 18, 2013 at 2:20 pm #

    Hi there,

    Thanks for including me on your list of blogs, I’m so flattered! Additionally, I have some new ideas to check out!


    Erika Wiggins

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  9. Exreme Sports Blogger October 24, 2015 at 5:08 pm #

    Some really cool extreme sports blogs shown here. Why didn’t you use photos or videos?

  10. Extreme Sports Blogger October 24, 2015 at 5:10 pm #

    Some really cool extreme sports blogs shown here. Why didn’t you use photos or videos to showcase them better?

  11. Dan October 30, 2015 at 8:15 am #

    Hey guys! Great list, I blog about extreme sports and see that this page is from 2012. Want to work together to update it?
    Dan from Die Epic Live Legendary

  12. Sean March 6, 2016 at 12:33 pm #

    Pretty good list of action sports blogs. I think one that is missing is Soul id , they are mostly a social network for action sports but they have a cool blog too

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  15. Jim April 30, 2020 at 12:29 am #

    Hi Adrian,

    Nice little list! I think you might find our blog quite fitting. We’re a 3 years old travel blog specialized in action sports, mainly kitesurfing, surfing, wakeboarding, suping, snowboarding as well as other more classic activities like hiking, cycling or yoga.

    Check out our site at

    Have a nice day,


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    With the worldwide covid-19 pandemic, a lot of the people was forced into lock-down and stay inside for quite a while. People were looking for anything to get out of the house and go outside. For many, this came in the form of golf.

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