A walk in the woods

I’ve always found it easier to think walking in the woods. It’s true, I always have. Much of my childhood was spend along rough cut hiking trails, searching for plants for my mother’s book. I learned to love hiking by my parents side. On these trails, I learned to quiet my mind and open my […]

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Reaching the big 100

This week, the Adventure Bent blog reached a major milestone. It climbed to its first 100 likes and follows on Facebook and Twitter. This might not sound like a lot, but our reader base has been slowly growing ever since we launched the site earlier this summer. Growing our social media following is essential to […]

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Misadventures off-road in the iron range

It could have been worse. It could have tipped. In mid-August, while visiting my family in Duluth , I decided to take my little brother on a trip out to Gilbert, Minnesota, to do a little off-roading at the Iron Range OHV Park. This was my second time visiting the park which offers everything from […]

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Into the west – Part 3: At the devil’s feet

From Mount Rushmore we drove West, crossing the boarder into Wyoming. I still can’t put my finger on it, but something was different about it. It was quite almost too quiet. It soon became obvious how sparsely populated the state really is. Wyoming is actually the 50th least populated state in the union, and has the […]

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Into the west – Part 2: The eyes of giants

The bitter mid-May temperatures woke us long before the sun crept over the horizon on day two of our road trip out west. The night before, we’d pitched camp at Sage Creek Campground in Badlands National Park. It was just after 6 a.m. when we pulled ourselves from our sleeping bags. I was cold. The […]

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Into the west – Part 1: The Badlands

In May my girlfriend and I road tripped across the west, hitting sites like Wall Drug, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, and Moab to name a few. We did a lot in a very short period of time. I don’t think we ever spent more than one full day at any one place, and that was […]

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Welcome to the Adventure Bent Blog

Hello world! That’s apparently how every blog starts, and probably how most stop. My name is Tobias Mann, and Welcome to the Adventure Bent blog, I hope you find something here that intrigues you. I love hiking, exploring, wheeling and the outdoor lifestyle in general. That’s exactly what this blog is all about. I grew up […]

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