This course was built on the back of 15 years of experience from professional adventurer Brody Leven. After compiling all those hard lessons learned, Brody is delivering his truly formulaic and universal approach to trip planning to you.
One of the first steps of adventure trip planning is to identify what you'll be doing and with whom. These two factors will shape your experience and the rest of the planning process.
In this lesson, we're going to help determine the best places in the world to pursue your activity and plan your adventure. In order to do this, we will keep in mind budgetary and time constraints, difficulty of travel, and practicality.
Here, we'll start building a route for your adventure using accessible tools like Google Earth and Gaia. We'll also discuss risk topics and fitness factors.
It's often helpful to compartmentalize the various parts of your trip into travel and adventure categories. This lesson explores that compartmentalization.
Your gear can make or break your trip, so we'll walk you through the nitty gritty details of making sure you have what you need at the right price.
This lesson is all about how to pay for your trip, how to organize the budget, and how to enjoy your adventure without letting financial stress get in the way.
On adventure trips, something is always bound to go wrong. In this lesson, we explore how to problem-solve and keep moving forward.
By honing in on every small detail possible, you can mitigate risk and setbacks during your adventure trip. In this lesson, we help walk through these details.
There are endless tips, tricks, and hacks that will make your life easier and save you money on the road. Here are the greatest hits.
Brody was born and raised in the flats of Ohio, where even conversations about outdoor exploration are a rarity, let alone actual adventure trips. He never, ever expected to be one of the industry’s most prominent figures—going on to create striking films, land magazine covers, and book speaking engagements to inspire others. But with years of hard work, learning, and growth, here he is today—ready to help you learn.