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Climber Finds Lost Treasure Chest In The Alps

  by Kraig Becker In a story that sounds like something straight out of a Hollywood movie plot, a French mountaineer was surprised to discover a lost treasure chest half buried in a glacier while climbing in the Alps earlier this week. That surprise turned to astonishment however when he actually [...]

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Italian Mountaineers Attempting Ski Descent of Lhotse

  by Kraig Becker With the fall Himalayan climbing season now in full swing, there are a number of major expeditions underway on several of the world’s tallest mountains. Perhaps the most daring of those expeditions is an attempt by two Italian mountaineers to scale Lhotse, the fourth highest peak in [...]

7 of the Best Glamping Tents

7 of the Best Glamping Tents

Ever heard of glamping? It’s glamorous camping and integrates the best of both worlds: luxury and nature. Imagine going to bed in Egyptian cotton sheets and waking up warm thanks to your “in-tent” fireplace. And the amenities don’t stop there – microwaves, kitchen tables and sinks – is this a [...]

World’s Coolest Tourist Attractions

World’s Coolest Tourist Attractions

If you have the travel bug, your body is itching with excitement on what to do next, where to go and who to see. From the depths of the sea to flying high in the sky,  get ready for your new explorations. Below we unearthed the newest and coolest tourist [...]

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Olympic Torch to Make Adventure Tour Before the Start of the Games

    by Kraig Becker In February of next year the best winter athletes in the world will descend upon the village of Sochi in Russia to compete against one another in the XXII Winter Olympic Games. The men and women taking part in those events will glide down the sides [...]

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Ueli Steck Returns To The Himalaya For Third Attempt Of Annapurna

  by Kraig Becker Following a tumultuous spring climbing season in the Himalaya, during which he and his teammates scuffled with a mob of angry Sherpas, Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck is once again returning to Nepal. This time Ueli has his sights squarely set on an old nemesis as he makes [...]

North America’s Tallest Peak Is Shorter Than Previously Thought

North America’s Tallest Peak Is Shorter Than Previously Thought

by Kraig Becker A recent review of mountain ranges in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey has revealed some surprising results. A group of geographers working to update topographical maps across the state discovered that one of the most well known mountains in North America doesn’t stand quite as tall as [...]

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Explorers Circumnavigating Lake Titicaca By Kayak

  by Kraig Becker Located at 3812 meters (12,507 ft) in altitude, Lake Titicaca is often referred to as the highest navigable lake in the world. The massive body of water, which is found in the Andes Mountains and marks the border between Peru and Bolivia, is sprawling in size, covering [...]

5 Award-Winning 2013-14 Boards We Can’t Wait to Demo

5 Award-Winning 2013-14 Boards We Can’t Wait to Demo

Last month, Transworld announced the winners of the 2013-14 Good Wood Snowboard Test, an annual ritual (now in its 15th year) that recognizes the most promising men’s and women’s snowboards leading up to the winter season. This year’s winner’s circle was an eclectic group, to say the least; here are [...]

To Pay or Not to Pay: British Columbia’s Volunteer Search and Rescue Model Under Scrutiny

To Pay or Not to Pay: British Columbia’s Volunteer Search and Rescue Model Under Scrutiny

  The province of British Columbia’s search and rescue teams are certainly kept busy. People can’t help but be drawn to the province’s incredible natural environment: it’s almost impossible to resist the lure of the snow-capped mountains and endless stretches of forest. Unfortunately, sometimes curious adventurers get themselves into trouble. [...]