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Trio Of Adventure Athletes Set Out To Bag Australia’s Highest Peaks

Trio Of Adventure Athletes Set Out To Bag Australia’s Highest Peaks

Three adventure athletes have set off on quite the endurance challenge down in Australia. The three men have embarked on what they call the Aussie 8 expedition, during which they hope to bag the highest peak in each of the eight Australian states, while setting a speed record in the [...]

2013 Sport Climbing Series National Championships: Too Legit

2013 Sport Climbing Series National Championships: Too Legit

Less than two decades ago, indoor and outdoor rock climbing was still seen as somewhat of an alternative sport reserved for dirtbag, granola munching, lazy-ass hippies. Big names like Chris Sharma, Adam Ondre, and Steph Davis have started to change all of that, along with recognition from gear companies like [...]

Barneo Ice Camp Opens For Brief 2013 Season

Barneo Ice Camp Opens For Brief 2013 Season

Earlier this week the Barneo Ice Camp, one of the more unique base camps in the entire world, opened for what is sure to be a short, but very busy season. Each spring, Barneo serves as the gateway to the Arctic, allowing researchers, explorers and adventurers access to the North [...]

James Cameron Donates Record-Breaking Sub To Science

James Cameron Donates Record-Breaking Sub To Science

Exactly one year ago this week, filmmaker James Cameron etched his name in the history books by becoming just the third person to ever visit the bottom of the Mariana Trench. To celebrate the anniversary of this impressive feat, the man behind such Hollywood hits as Avatar and Titanic showed [...]

Everest Base Camp Opens For Spring Climbing Season

Everest Base Camp Opens For Spring Climbing Season

In what has become an annual sign of the return of spring, Everest Base Camp on the South Side of the mountain opened ahead of schedule last week, marking the start of a new climbing season on the world’s tallest peak. Over the next two months, EBC will become the [...]

80 Miles Added to Colorado Trail

80 Miles Added to Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail just got a little more spectacular with the addition of an 80-mile segment through the Collegiate Peaks. The addition creates a 160-mile loop that The Colorado Trail Foundation expects to become a popular multi-day hike or ride among a dozen of the state’s 14,000-foot mountains. The new [...]

Antarctic Adventurers Ready To Begin The Coldest Journey

Antarctic Adventurers Ready To Begin The Coldest Journey

After months of planning, weeks of preparation and a one-day weather delay, the Coldest Journey expedition is set to get underway today. The five members of the expedition’s “Ice Team” will now attempt to complete what some term as the last great polar challenge – a complete traverse of the [...]

7 Reasons to End Your Ski Season at Vail

7 Reasons to End Your Ski Season at Vail

Closing Day is coming fast, April 14th at Vail, and it’s time to decide where to end it all. I know where I’ll be and here are a few reasons why. It’s Vail Not only is it a world class resort but Vail- the second largest resort in North America- [...]

Top 6 Toughest Adventure Races in the World

Top 6 Toughest Adventure Races in the World

  For most of us, completing a marathon in itself is an accomplishment to feel pretty proud of. But there are some who aren’t’ satisfied with the 26.2-mile feat, no matter how rough the conditions. These are the “freak” athletes who compete in some of the most physically taxing endurance [...]

Solo Atlantic Rower Sets New Speed Record

Solo Atlantic Rower Sets New Speed Record

Rowing solo across an ocean is one of the most challenging and lonely endeavors that anyone can ever attempt. After all, no matter which of our planets oceans you choose, you’re looking at weeks alone out on the open water, pulling the oars for hours on end while facing unpredictable [...]