In 1988, a team of rescuers managed to safely extricate three California Grey whales trapped in a treacherous ice flow off the coast of the North Pole. This real-life incident was the inspiration for Big Miracle, a motion picture starring Drew Barrymore that was released last year.
Rappelling (known by the German word “abseil” in much of the world) is often boring — though it’s one of the most important things you will do as a climber. The majority of climbing accidents occur during the rappel, so make sure you do it right.
Viewing bears in nature is a magnificent experience, especially for photographers. These powerful, yet majestic, creatures seen in the natural environment is a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Cruising is known to be relaxing, restorative and luxurious. However, tour companies now offer smaller and more adventurous cruises for those who seek more than spa treatments and extensive buffets.
Everybody has been to a National Park, whether it was just a drive through to peak into the Grand Canyon or a backpacking trip through Yosemite.
Dean Potter made quite a stir in the climbing world when he climbed the Eiger Nordwand in 2008. He free soloed the whole route – meaning he used no rope to protect himself from falling – but
Outdoor pursuits are more than an adventurous escape. When all said and done, what was once an exciting reality turns into a fond memory. And these memories are usually captured via photography. Do something with your photographic memory this new year and submit your best shot
Long-distance adventures have steadily gained allure as travelers seek out new ways to test their strength, dedication, and endurance.
Exactly 125 years ago this week, 33 of the top explorers and scientists in the U.S. came together at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. to discuss the creation of “a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.”