Unexplained Places and Phenomena
Printed in England but available in America as well, this monthly
magazine is the definitive source for updates on strange phenomena
occurring throughout the world. The web site contains great free
content and selected articles from the printed magazine. The Breaking
News section is updated every weekday with a collection of strange
and unusual news stories.
FarShores features original articles and collections of links
to stories dealing with anomalous phenomena. The site is updated
daily and generally has a more comprehensive collection of links
than other similar sites.
This bi-monthly American magazine publishes articles about archeology
of the Americas before Columbus. The evidence presented in the
magazine strongly points towards the possibility of contact between
America and Europe, Asia and Africa hundreds and even thousands
of years before Columbus “discovered” America. The
web site is updated occasionally with articles reprinted from
World Explorers Club
This site has several areas of interest to anyone interested in
unexplained archeology or lost cities. World Explorer magazine
publishes on topics such as lost cities, forbidden archeology
and cryptozoology. Adventures Unlimited Press will send you a
free catalog of the many books they publish on exploration and
the unexplained. Also, check out the Conferences and Expeditions
section for information on upcoming conferences and expeditions
to exotic places. This web site is unfortunately rarely updated.
This online magazine publishes articles and first hand accounts
of ancient mysteries and forbidden archeology. They have free
and members only content and the site is usually updated monthly.
Lost Civilizations and Hidden Mysteries
Jack Andrews investigates the evidence for lost cities and ancient
contact between America and other continents. Most of the articles
on this site deal with the possible existence of a secret cave
located in the Grand Canyon said to contain astonishing artifacts.
The site is updated sporadically.
Doug Elwell publishes this quarterly journal to exotic travel
destinations and mysterious places around the world. The site
includes book reviews, press releases, an editorial and both long
and short articles filled with great information.
Traveling, Camping and Hiking
The Lightweight Backpacker
One of the keys to enjoying yourself while traveling is to travel
light. This site contains a wealth of useful information and tips
to help you cut down on the weight of almost everything you carry.
The site contains reviews, articles, a lively forum and a gear
shop and bookstore.
Both the monthly printed magazine and the web site contain great
information for anyone interested in hiking or camping. The Trail
Talk Forums are also a great source of information.
Equipped to Survive
Founded by Doug Ritter, Equipped to Survive is a fantastic site
with information on outdoors gear and survival equipment and techniques.
Doug deals primarily with survival equipment and skills that a
pilot might need in the event of a crash in a remote area. However,
the information on this site is of use to anyone who does hiking,
camping or exploring in remote places. The information found on
this site just might save your life.
BackpackingLight is a great all around resource for lightweight
backpacking information and gear. The site features articles and
reviews of interest to backpackers and premium content available
only to members. They also have a great online shop featuring
some hard to find items of interest to backpackers who want to
save as much weight as possible. Members of the site get a discount
on all items purchased.
This site has alot of great content for anyone who enjoys backpacking.
There are gear reviews, articles, a picture gallery and a very
active forum. One of the coolest features of the site is a state
by state breakdown of hiking trails and parks. If you want to
get out there, but you're not sure where to begin, this is a great
place to start.
This site is a great source for finding the best in ultra light
camping gear. Weights are included for all of the gear they list.
Michael's Ultralight Backpacking Page
Michael Connick writes about his own weight saving techniques
and gear selection. The site has several great articles and links
to useful resources.