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Two French Sailors Attempting To Reach North Pole By Catamaran

Two French Sailors Attempting To Reach North Pole By Catamaran

by Kraig Becker Two French sailors have embarked on an epic sailing adventure that will take them deep into the heart of the Arctic Ocean and beyond. Using a specially designed catamaran, the two men intend to sail from Barrow, Alaska to the North Pole before continuing on to Spitsbergen, Svalbard [...]

Adventures on a Budget: 7 Ways to Save on Pricey Experiences

Adventures on a Budget: 7 Ways to Save on Pricey Experiences

Why do cool adventures have to cost so much? I am lucky enough to live in a very outdoorsy resort town with a limitless supply of adventures: bungee jumping, sky diving, heli-skiing, cat skiing, zip lining, ATVing, white water rafting—and that’s just for starters. Unfortunately, these activities tend to be [...]

Cyclists Riding 18,000 km In 100 Day To Fund New Schools

Cyclists Riding 18,000 km In 100 Day To Fund New Schools

by Kraig Becker Earlier this week two endurance cyclists embarked on an epic 18,000 km (11,184 mile) journey that began above the Arctic Circle in Norway and will continue all the way to Cape Town, South Africa. Along the way, they will cross through 14 countries on three continents with the [...]

Mountaineer Announces Plans To Climb 14-Highest Peaks In Two Years

Mountaineer Announces Plans To Climb 14-Highest Peaks In Two Years

by Kraig Becker In the world of high altitude mountaineering the fourteen 8000-meter peaks are seen as the pinnacle of climbing. Each of those mountains presents a unique set of challenges that require a high level of skill and dedication to overcome. Most climbers are lucky if they get the chance [...]

New Speed Record Set On Pacific Crest Trail

New Speed Record Set On Pacific Crest Trail

by Kraig Becker At 2665 miles (4289 km) in length, the Pacific Crest Trail is considered one of the world’s truly great long distance hiking trails. Starting at the U.S.-Mexico border and running north through California, Oregon and Washington, the trail doesn’t end until it reaches Canada. Along the way, the route [...]

Tighter Regulation Coming To Everest

Tighter Regulation Coming To Everest

by Kraig Becker Following another busy and eventful spring season on Mt. Everest, the Nepalese government has announced that it will introduce new regulations to the world’s tallest mountain. These new rules are designed to not only provide support to expeditions but also raise the level of safety there as well. [...]

World’s Coolest Hotel Designs

World’s Coolest Hotel Designs

From doughnuts to sailboats, innovative hotels decorate the planet with chic styles and luxurious sheets. Creative designs inspire imaginative minds, but inventive ideas come with a steep price. For those who value architecture, check out some of the world’s coolest hotel designs. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort | China China’s [...]

K2 Climbers Cancel Summit Bids

K2 Climbers Cancel Summit Bids

by Kraig Becker This past weekend was expected to be a very busy one on the second tallest mountain in the world. Meteorologists had predicted improving weather conditions on K2 that would grant climbers access to the summit and as a result most teams were on the move in order to [...]

Summit Bids Begin On K2

Summit Bids Begin On K2

by Kraig Becker Few peaks have a reputation as fearsome as K2. At 8611 meters (28,251 ft) in height, it is the second tallest mountain on the planet and  one of the toughest to climb. It’s extreme technical difficulty, not to mention propensity for bad weather, have earned it the moniker of “the [...]

New England Climbing- The Differences

New England Climbing- The Differences

All throughout America, climbing routes and rock types vary in difficulty and kind. From the West and Mid-West mammoth routes of Half Dome and Black Canyon to the Alpine climbing of Mount Washington in New Hampshire, climbing can range and differ in elevation gain, altitude, and mixed routes of ice [...]