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Mountain Rescue Underway On Broad Peak

Mountain Rescue Underway On Broad Peak

by Kraig Becker A harrowing story is unfolding on Broad Peak in Pakistan where three Iranian climbers are stranded above 7800 meters (25,590 feet). The team ran into trouble on their descent following  a successful summit earlier in the week and for the past few days their teammates have been attempting [...]

Bear Grylls Brings Survival Academy To The U.S.

Bear Grylls Brings Survival Academy To The U.S.

by Kraig Becker If you’ve ever seen the television show Man vs. Wild you already know that host Bear Grylls has the skills necessary to survive in demanding environments. After all, over the course of seven seasons we watched him drink his own urine, extract water from elephant dung and eat [...]

Survival Skills for the Armchair Adventurer

Survival Skills for the Armchair Adventurer

If you’re reading this, chances are you spend a little less time on the couch staring at a television screen than the average American. However, you’ve probably also heard of the “reality” survival shows that are enjoying a big increase in popularity and air time. These shows are great for [...]

10 Bike Events You Should Look Into this Summer

10 Bike Events You Should Look Into this Summer

Riding your bike can enrich your life more than simply getting you from point a to point b with significantly less traffic or make your legs look chiseled and buff.  This bike riding nation is packed with events filled with fun, new friends, and incredible memories—and the cool thing is, [...]

5 Team Building Games to Build Cohesiveness

5 Team Building Games to Build Cohesiveness

One basketball player doesn’t win a championship, the entire team does. And this mentality can apply to everyday life. Whether you are sending a team up the mountain, shooting for end of the year business goals, or looking for increased human connection; individuals can only do so much on their [...]

Bicycle Generator

Bicycle Generator

Imagine the day’s workout beginning on a stationary bicycle. Perspiration emerges from your brow as you pedal off some calories. All you can hear is your breathing becoming heavier and heavier until the sound of a blender erupts beside you mixing strawberries and bananas into a frothy smoothie. Oh yeah, [...]

6 Poisonous Plants That Can Wreck Your Camp

6 Poisonous Plants That Can Wreck Your Camp

Poisonous plants can really put a damper on your hike or camping trip. It’s all “don’t eat the berries” and “don’t touch the one with this many leaves,”  and yea, some  might even kill ya. So before you set out on the trail, pitch a tent, or squat in the [...]

Hiking Colorado 14ers- What you will need!

Hiking Colorado 14ers- What you will need!

Hiking 14ers is no new fad to Coloradans. With over 50 Mountains peaking over 14,000 feet in elevation, Colorado Mountain ranges provide a plethora of hikes that range from easy class 1 walking to extremely difficult class 5 that requires climbing ropes and belaying. While hiking 14ers is a difficult [...]

6 Hardest Mountain Bike Races

6 Hardest Mountain Bike Races

With the Tour de France underway, cycling is back in the media and people are glued to their televisions, marveling over the course’s steep ascents and the impressive crash footage. While the Tour de France is quite the challenge, does it take riders over 17,000 Himalayan passes or through the [...]

Expeditions Continue Following Base Camp Massacre In Pakistan

Expeditions Continue Following Base Camp Massacre In Pakistan

by Kraig Becker Last week the international mountaineering community was shocked and saddened by the news of armed gunmen storming Base Camp on Nanga Parbat, killing 11 people including ten foreign climbers. In the wake of that horrible incident the Pakistani government and military took steps to provide security across the [...]