To some people money is the single most important thing on this planet. Human beings are motivated by it and work long hours to obtain more of it. Regardless of your philosophical views on the importance of money in our lives,
Articles written by: Alex Vere Nicoll
This planet is a fascinating and ever changing place. Over time it’s developed into the complex and amazing place it is today. As ethnic groups developed over time and eventually became countries, borders developed separating governments and people from one another.
Climbing famous mountains is a good way to get your name known. Whether you are climbing one for the first time, taking a new route or just following in others footsteps, reaching the summit of a massive mountain is an incredible achievement.
If you were trying to put together a list of the world’s most extreme sports, base jumping would without a doubt be on there. The sport is simple, find a really high place, grab a
The movie ‘Cool Runnings’ was a massive hit portraying a country of people who had never seen snow, but somehow built a team of locals to compete in the Winter Olympic Games. The concept of
For those not fortune enough to live in an area with mountains and a winter season, the idea of grabbing an axe, attaching some spikes to the bottom of your shoes, and scaling a frozen waterfall seems like something from a movie. But it’s actually more do-able than most people [...]
Climbing can be one of the most physically demanding activities this planet has to offer. Not only does it take absolute brute strength in almost every muscle of your body, but you also need the stamina of five oxen to keep moving during long and tough climbs
A back-country, hut to hut ski trip is a great way to experience nature during a season that most people are indoors. While sleeping in a tent during the dead of winter might not sound fun (depending on who you are), these hut to hut trips come equipped with heated [...]
For those of us without the desire, physical capacity or means to climb epic mountains, a cable car is the next best thing. Lucky for us there are some engineers with a serious sense of
Holidays are some of the most looked forward to events that occur in a human’s life. Whether you truly believe in the reason for the holiday or are just excited not to go to work, these special days are almost always a ton of fun.
Whether you are visiting a high-altitude city or climbing to the summit of a massive mountain, altitude sickness is a common, but potentially dangerous condition. For people who have spent the majority of their
Attempting to summit the tallest mountains this world has to offer is a popular activity amongst the elite adventurers of this planet. Climbing the notorious ‘seven summits’ is an achievement of incomparable magnitude, however it
Whether it’s an easy day hike or a week long trek, climbing to the top of a mountain is one of the best experiences this world has to offer. Choosing a mountain to climb can be an arduous experience depending on the size, difficulty and location, but the decisions don’t [...]
A fresh canvas of untouched snow laying in front of you and waiting to be torn apart by your skis is an absolutely gorgeous sight. Hunks of snow shooting up into your face around every turn
The idea of camping brings a mixed bag of emotions to the table. Some people think spending the night out in the wilderness is an amazing experience. Others consider the idea of sleeping without a
The following group of people is made up of some of the most legendary adventurers to ever set foot on this planet. Fueled by raw curiosity, these men have achieved feats of exploration never considered possible until their endeavors.
Launching off a cliff with a pair of skis strapped to your feet is one of the most adrenaline-filled and amazing feelings that this world has to offer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 10-foot jump or a 60-foot cliff, soaring through the air with only snow beneath you is an [...]
Getting ready for the upcoming season is one of the most exciting times in the life of a skier. Praying for snow, watching ski movies and scoping out new equipment to buy are the three
Where the first people decided to strap wooden planks to their feet and fly down a mountain of snow is up for debate, but the most agreed upon location is in Scandinavia. The actual word ‘ski’ comes from the Old Norse word meaning stick of wood.
Most people flock to the slopes of Western Europe for their ski vacations. For a cheaper and more adventurous option, check out these Eastern European skiing hotspots! Bulgaria This former Soviet Republic is slowly making a name for itself in the world of winter sports enthusiasts. Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo [...]