Hendrik Broekelschen

Hendrik Broekelschen

When not leading active travel adventures around the world -- believe it or not, it's his job -- Hendrik strives to be involved with his communities, both direct and global. Whether bike touring across Spain or stomping around his home in Portland, OR, Hendrik likes to connect with the people around him. Especially if coffee is involved. In addition to his current work at The Manual, Hendrik enjoys writing short stories and travel pieces that encourage others to be bold in their life choices.

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Outdoors

A Simple Guide on How to Navigate with a Map and Compass

We consider a compass and map to be two parts of the same tool. A good map provides the lay of the land while a compass works to orient an individual within that map.
Outdoors

Everyone Needs to Know How to Hang a Bear Bag, Including You

If you're heading into the backcountry and you know you'll be in bear-ritory, it's time to learn how to hang a bear bag.
Outdoors

The Best Insulated Water Bottles to Keep Your Cool

Whether working the office hustle or hustling outdoors, the right water bottle should provide all your hydration needs — hot, cold, or anywhere in between.
Outdoors

There’s No Place Like (a Floating) Home on the Raptor Platform

Think inflatable houseboat, portable dock, zombie apocalypse safe haven, and, sure, a floating fishing platform.
Living

How to Build a Fire Pit with Your Own Two Hands

It's time to rekindle that fire — the drive to take an idea, make a plan, and build something. Here's how to build a fire pit.
Grooming

How to Grow a Beard: It’s Not Just a Look, It’s a Philosophy

Every man should try growing a beard at least once. If you haven't given it a go, this guide will help you face the challenges ahead.