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6 of the World’s Coolest Man-made Climbing Walls

6 of the World’s Coolest Man-made Climbing Walls

Thanks to the massive popularity of rock climbing, you can find decent climbing walls all over the world. Most man-made walls stick to traditional features ― uneven surface, standard holds ― designed to mirror the experience of climbing outdoors, but the entries on this list have taken this concept to [...]

Mountaineer Attempting All 6000 Meter Peaks In The Andes

Mountaineer Attempting All 6000 Meter Peaks In The Andes

by Kraig Becker Stretching for more than 4300 miles in length, the Andes Mountain Range is the longest in the world. In fact, the hundreds of mountains that make up the Andes actually cross through seven countries as the run north to south across South America. With thousands of snow capped [...]

Fall Climbing Season Begins In The Himalaya

Fall Climbing Season Begins In The Himalaya

by Kraig Becker As summer nears its inevitable end in the Northern Hemisphere the fall climbing season is getting underway in the Himalaya. Now that the seasonal monsoons have subsided for another year, climbers are descending on Kathmandu and starting to make their way out to base camps across the region. [...]

Married Couple Running 5000 Miles Across South America

Married Couple Running 5000 Miles Across South America

by Kraig Becker When most couples plan a trip together they usually book an escape to some romantic destination where they can get a little time to themselves. Often their plans include plenty of rest and relaxation, perhaps with a little time on the beach or around the pool at some [...]

Teenage Polar Explorer To Attempt South Pole Speed Record

Teenage Polar Explorer To Attempt South Pole Speed Record

by Kraig Becker While most young men his age are busy with their college studies or getting a fledgling careers on track, 19-year old Parker Liautaud has much higher aspirations in mind. Later this year he will travel to the Antarctic where he’ll attempt to set a new speed record for [...]

6 Tips to Help you Prepare for the Biggest Relay Race in the World

6 Tips to Help you Prepare for the Biggest Relay Race in the World

Hood to Coast is the largest relay race in the world, and it’s no small feat. Every year, 12,600 runners in teams of 12 hit the starting line at the base of Mount Hood, located 50 miles outside of Portland. Teams cover 198 miles of road from the mountain through [...]

Long Rider Nears End Of 20-Year Journey

Long Rider Nears End Of 20-Year Journey

by Kraig Becker A German equestrian explorer by the name of Guenter Wamser is closing in on the finish line of an epic journey that has covered more than 15,000 miles and taken nearly 20 years to complete. Traveling on horseback the entire way, Wamser has ridden from the southernmost tip [...]

Ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Sets New Speed Record On The Matterhorn

Ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Sets New Speed Record On The Matterhorn

by Kraig Becker Spanish ultrarunner Kilian Jornet continues to rewrite the record books and redefine what the human body is capable of. Earlier this week the 25-year old endurance athlete set a new speed record for running up and down one of the most iconic peaks in all of Europe – [...]

Ueli Steck Reminds Us Why He Is The Best Climber In The World

Ueli Steck Reminds Us Why He Is The Best Climber In The World

by Kraig Becker It has been a quiet summer for Wenger Ambassador Ueli Steck. Since getting caught up in the now notorious brawl on Everest this past spring, the Swiss climber returned home and has kept a low profile over the past few months. But Ueli isn’t one to stand still [...]

An Intro to Canyoneering According to Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher Hagedorn

An Intro to Canyoneering According to Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher Hagedorn

Canyoneering is an up and coming trend in the states, which integrates beauty with adventure. Although it’s not an ancient outdoor pursuit, like sun worshipping, canyoneering is worldwide movement from Bali to Utah. Below is some awesome, and must needed information, about this revolutionary sport with Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher [...]