Something that can only be described as ‘really freaky’ happened last week near a subway construction site in Guangzhou, China’s third
The race to make the lightest boot for Alpine Touring has Randonée enthusiasts foaming at the mouth for the newest single-buckle carbon fiber boot, and people will pay well over $2000 for the latest and greatest.
Night skies have forever been a source of wonder and amazement to many cultures and people. Stargazing, spotting comets, and viewing the Milky Way has awed generations and inspired imaginations. Unfortunately, many dark night skies
As in all aspects of life, knowledge is power. But in the world of backcountry recreation, knowledge might very well mean the difference between life and death.
Training for and running a marathon requires physical stamina, mental dedication and emotional strength. Thousands of marathons occur annually, but only a select few have with jaw-dropping views.
Many national parks are inherently creepy resulting from the vast openness, from deep weeds, and from the presence of deadly creatures. But there’s something else.
Just because you care about Mother Earth shouldn’t deny you the privilege of cruising around town in a sophisticated ride. If you plan to do some car shopping next year, one of these luxury hybrids may suit your fancy (provided you’ve got a fat wallet).
If you, like me, have lived in an area where you get more than 6 months of winter each year, you may have found yourself looking for something new. You’ve snowboarded. You’ve skied, both Alpine and Cross Country. You’ve tried randonée skiing or telemarking. You alpine snowboarded. You’ve tele-boarded. You’ve mono-skied. You’ve [...]
Panting for air and slapping my gloved hands against my chest, I looked up the snow-covered, rocky ravine and willed myself to take one…more…step. It was day two of the Ultimate Mountain Challenge, a three-day competition composed of a 10-kilometer Nordic ski race, a marathon-length Ski Mountaineering contest and a [...]
This planet is a fascinating and ever changing place. Over time it’s developed into the complex and amazing place it is today. As ethnic groups developed over time and eventually became countries, borders developed separating governments and people from one another.
Tyler Bradt is no stranger to aquatic adventurers. As a professional kayaker, Bradt has run his fair share of whitewater in some very remote corners of the globe. He even set a record for dropping over the tallest waterfall when he went over the 189.5-foot Palouse Falls a few [...]
It’s easy to assume that most big companies value profit and production over environmental health. But believe it or not,
One of the hot topics in environmental news has been the melting of Greenland. Some use this as a political arena while others, like Professor Marco Tedesco, merely wish for people to understand what’s going on in our world.
As you dive further into the backcountry lifestyle, you will hopefully have a natural desire to learn more about the snowpack underneath your feet. The more you know, the better your decisions will be on whether or not to tackle a certain slope.
Climber, artist, activist – these are all words that describe the man Jeremy Collins. If he’s not on a rock face then chances are you will find him with a sketch pad or behind the camera.
There are many trade shows around the world, but only a handful excite us as much as Outdoor Retailer. All of the best outdoor brands in the world, congregated in one central area to show off their newest goodies – now that’s what we call a good time. Here’s a look [...]
After four years of planning, preparation and construction, the new Halley VI Research Station opened in Antarctica this week. The base, which is operated by the British Antarctic Survey, is designed to be versatile and mobile, while also monitoring the rapidly changing environmental conditions at the bottom of the world.
If you know anything about Greenland, then you probably know that it isn’t as green as it sounds. Or is it?
On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the 23rd Annual International Snow Sculpture Championships kicked off at Breckenridge Ski Resort.
Pretty much every season I end up staring at amazement at some item Costco has decided to sell, because the prices are just So. Damn. Low. Earlier this year the buzz was around a midweight down jacket with 800 fill down