Kraig Becker

Kraig Becker

Kraig has been a travel writer for more than a decade, focusing mainly on adventure travel. His work has appeared in National Geographic Adventure, Huffington Post, Outside magazine, Popular Mechanics, Gear Junkie, Gear Institute, Digital Trends, OutdoorX4 magazine, and numerous others. His own Adventure Blog has also carved out a unique space in the outdoor adventure community. 


  • Kraig is a Nashville, Tennessee-based writer who has covered adventure travel for TripSavvy since 2013.
  • He writes about high altitude mountaineering, polar exploration, and other extreme adventures
  • He often contributes to outlets like Outside magazine, Popular Mechanics, Digital Trends, Gear Junkie, and a wide variety of other outdoor-focused blogs and publications



His travels have taken him to six continents and numerous countries. He has studied martial arts in China, traveled by horseback through the Altai Mountains of Mongolia, and visited Everest Base Camp. Kraig has camped in the Sahara Desert, climbed Kilimanjaro, and spent time in a training camp for safari guides. His journeys have taken him up the Amazon River, across the Southern Ocean, and into the Atacama Desert, the driest place on the planet. He has wandered through the Outback, camped in the crater of a volcano, and dogsledded above the Arctic Circle. There is no adventure too big or too small to attract his interest. 


Kraig graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelors degree in Political Science, and has a background in information technology.

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