American Jonathan Trappe is a balloonist but not in the classical sense. While most others employ a single hot-air balloon in their flights, Trappe uses a cluster of smaller balloons filled with Helium instead.
Even in the 21st century, sailing solo and non-stop around the world is still an epic adventure. After all, in order to complete such a voyage, the sailor must face turbulent waters, unexpected storms, massive waves and weeks of isolation at sea aboard a small ship.
Are you an avid outdoorsman or woman? Do you enjoy spending long days in the backcountry? Ever wanted to be on TV? If you answered yes to those questions then NBC may be looking for you.
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 [...]
Mountaineer and polar explorer Eric Larsen has made a career out of visiting the coldest places on the planet. The man who once visited both the North and South Pole, and climbed Mt. Everest – all in the same year – has announced plans to return to the South Pole once again.
Has the world been explored? According to these 10 amazing adventurers, the answer is no.
Elections got you wound up? The National Park Service is here to help. The NPS is waiving all entry fees for November 10-12 in honor of Veterans Day. Perhaps, this is a way that everyone, regardless of party affiliation, wins.
Rub’ al Khali, better known as the the Empty Quarter, is a scorching patch of desert that covers more than 250,000 square miles spread out across Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates. The region derives its name from the fact that it is nearly completely devoid
The 2012 Antarctic exploration season is about to get underway and as usual there are a number of interesting expeditions set to begin over the next few weeks. Chief among them will be Aaron Linsdau’s attempt to become the first American to make a solo and unassisted journey
Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki, who we told you about last week, had to be airlifted off Everest this past Sunday. The 30-year old mountaineer had been attempting to summit the tallest mountain on the planet when he contracted severe frostbite on his hands, feet and face.