The Weekly Stoke: 7 marathons on 7 continents, squatting for subway fare, how to be an awesome hiker and Neil Peart, outdoor enthusiast

Neil Peart: Amazing drummer, rock icon and... outdoor enthusiast?

Neil Peart: Amazing drummer, rock icon and… outdoor enthusiast?

Back again for another list of great links. This one may be a little run-heavy, but there’s a bunch of good stuff just the same. Time for the Weekly Stoke!

The Russian government has come up with a novel way to get people in shape ahead of the Winter Olympics: Squats for subway fare.

Trail Sherpa has a good list on how to become a great hiker.

A 14-year-old girl just got through running a marathon on all seven continents. Quite a feat!

Have you ever noticed how a lot of outdoorsy people aren’t so hot at interior decor? This essay takes a look at that phenomenon.

A Boston bombing victim who lost her legs has found her road to recovery through rock climbing.

Even in some of the most divided and tense places in the world, running can bring people together, this writer says of the Beirut Marathon.

And finally, you may know him as the greatest rock ‘n’ roll drummer ever. But as it turns out, Neil Peart of the Canadian prog-rock trio Rush also loves the outdoors and likes to write about it. Check out this blog post he wrote about his latest adventure in the U.S. southwest.

Have a great weekend, and be sure to get out there!

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