EXPLORE UNBOUND

DISCOVER YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE

Take your bucket list to the next level with our database of epic adventures. Discover the world’s top mountains, treks, marathons, ultras, ski tours, and more. Think of it as a curated list of adventure ideas, ranging from the world’s hardest ultras to the most scenic ski touring regions. Depending on your style, you can explore by destination, time of year, or type of adventure.

Destinations like Kyrgyzstan, Namibia, and Oman are home to some of the most epic mountains, trails, and races on Earth, yet they’re off the radar to all but the most intrepid travelers. Explore Unbound hopes to make these and other “hidden gems” more accessible to you by helping you to find new adventures beyond the Seven Summits and the World Marathon Majors. You’ll encounter famous feats of endurance here, like the Pacific Crest Trail and Western States. But you’ll also find lesser known adventures that rival the greats in the their difficulty and beauty.

Ready for an epic adventure? Explore our database of the world’s top mountains, marathons, ultras, treks, and ski areas on every continent.

If you know when you want to travel, check our adventure calendar, which lists top destinations and events around the world by month.

Get to work on your bucket list with our collection of online resources, including race calendars, mountain guides, ski resort ratings, and more.

Get to work on your bucket list with our collection of invaluable online resources. Discover tried and true ultramarathon calendars, mountain guides, trail finders, ski resort ratings, and more.

Ready for an epic adventure? Explore our database of the world’s top mountains, ultramarathons, treks, and ski areas on every continent. Whether you’ve been dreaming of a destination for years or just want to scan what’s out there, this is a great place to start.

There’s nothing worse than setting your sights on a big dream, only to find the timing doesn’t work out. Fortunately, there are incredible adventures to be had year-round. If you know when you want to travel, check our adventure calendar, which lists top destinations and events around the world by month.

Discover your next dream race with our database of the world’s best marathons and ultramarathons. Test yourself against the toughest, longest, and most beautiful courses on every continent. Why most beautiful? Because if you’re going to run 100 miles, you might as well experience some of the most epic terrain on the planet along the way.

Le Grand Raid

Mid Oct | 163 km | 1D | Trail | F:2K | 66 HL | △△△△ | Reunion

HURT 100

Mid Jan | 160 km | 1D | Trail | F:130 | 36 HL | △△△△ | United States

Annapurna 100

Late Oct | 100 km | 1D | Trail | F:150 | 24 HL | △△△ | Nepal

Old Dominion 100

Early Jun | 160 km | 1D | Mountain | F:50 | 28 HL | △△△△ | United States

Vermont 100

Mid Jul | 160 km | 1D | Mountain | F:350 | 30 HL | △△△△ | United States

Le Grand Raid

Mid Oct | 163 km | 1D | Trail | F:2K | 66 HL | △△△△ | Reunion

Rinjani 100

Late Jun | 100 km | 1D | Trail | F:60 | △△△ | Indonesia

Angeles Crest

Early Aug | 160 km | 1D | Trail | F:150 | 33 HL | △△△△ | United States

There’s no better way to escape to the wilderness than on a multiday trek or thru-hike, miles away from civilization. Whether you’re looking to test yourself through weeks on the trail or prefer a shorter outdoor adventure, start here to find a range of bucket list-worthy experiences.

Otter Trail

Year Round | 44 km | 5 Days | FKT: 3h 59m (Race) | South Africa

Otter Trail

Year Round | 44 km | 5 Days | FKT: 3h 59m (Race) | South Africa

John Muir Trail

July – Sept | 340 km | 25 Days | FKT: 2d 19h 26m (S-to-N) | California

Home mountains are great, but sometimes you need to try something new! Discover your next dream ski destination with our list of the world’s best resorts, ski tours, and backcountry regions. As long as you’re a competent skier, even hut-to-hut ski expeditions are within reach with the right preparation. So set your goals high, then get the skills you need to achieve them.

France: Les 3 Vallees

Early Dec-Late Apr | 25,900 ac | 300″ Snow | 166 Lifts | 10,499′ Top Elev. | 7,546′ Vert. | 14% Beg. | 12% Exp.

Idaho: Sun Valley (Epic)

Late Nov-Mid Apr | 2,154 ac | 220″ Snow | 18 Lifts | 9,150′ Top Elev. | 3,400′ Vert. | 36% Beg. | 2% Exp.

Colorado: Vail (Epic)

Mid Nov-Mid Apr | 5,289 ac | 354″ Snow | 31 Lifts | 11,570′ Top Elev. | 3,450′ Vert. | 18% Beg. | 53% Exp.

India: Gulmarg Resort

Mid Nov-Early May | 2,400 ac | 550″ Snow | 8 Lifts | 13,123′ Top Elev. | 4,921′ Vert. | 25% Beg. | 20% Exp.

Italy: Dolomiti Superski

Late Nov-Early May | 90,000 ac | 47″ Snow | 455 Lifts | 9,810′ Top Elev. | 5,794′ Vert. | 5% Beg. | 15% Exp.

Chile: Ski Portillo

Late June-Early Oct | 1,235 ac | 326″ Snow | 14 Lifts | 10,984′ Top Elev. | 2,743′ Vert. | 15% Beg. | 25% Exp.

Switzerland: Zermatt

Year Round | 360 ac | 300″ Snow | 52 Lifts | 12,792′ Top Elev. | 7,477′ Vert. | 11% Beg. | 10% Exp.

The range of climbable mountains in the world is breathtaking, yet adrenaline seekers tend to focus on just a few – often the highest in each region. There can be crowds on Everest and Denali, while equally beautiful and challenging mountains stand relatively empty nearby. Our database of the top mountain climbs focuses on quality over popularity. Start here to explore the world’s hardest and most unique peaks on every continent.