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Expeditions Continue Following Base Camp Massacre In Pakistan

Expeditions Continue Following Base Camp Massacre In Pakistan

by Kraig Becker Last week the international mountaineering community was shocked and saddened by the news of armed gunmen storming Base Camp on Nanga Parbat, killing 11 people including ten foreign climbers. In the wake of that horrible incident the Pakistani government and military took steps to provide security across the [...]

4 Successful Spearfishing Tips

4 Successful Spearfishing Tips

Spearfishing can be a very exciting activity, bridging the gap between man and beast as you are up close in the elements, navigating the same waters as your foe.  Under the water, you are immersed in the undersea world as you come head to head with the very fish you [...]

Stranded Tourists Spend Two Days Adrift On Arctic Ice Floe

Stranded Tourists Spend Two Days Adrift On Arctic Ice Floe

by Kraig Becker Adventure travelers visiting an isolated island in northern Canada got more then they bargained for earlier this week when they found themselves stranded on an ice floe and adrift in the Arctic Ocean. The 20 or so tourists, who were traveling with a company called Arctic Kingdoms at the [...]

7 Unusual Independence Day Celebrations

7 Unusual Independence Day Celebrations

Independence Day isn’t all about the fireworks. Although, a good fireworks display can really inspire the ooh and ahhs inside each of us. If you’re looking for more than just a glittery showcase in the night sky, and want to expand your horizons past the typical marching band and fried [...]

The Greatest Riddle Ever Told

The Greatest Riddle Ever Told

What goes into a great riddle? The delivery goes a long way. Make the details your own and your audience will be captivated. The timing helps as well. Yelling a riddle to a random group of people doesn’t prove to be very effective. Grab a crowd around a campfire or [...]

The Different Kinds of Camping and What it Says About You

The Different Kinds of Camping and What it Says About You

When you think about camping, does your mind automatically think of a tent and a fire? Or is it more of an RV in a campground? Do you have arguments of whether or not your way of “sleeping outside” is actually camping? Well, opinions of all kinds obviously exist, but [...]

Longboard Strollers Actually Exist Now (And You Might Be Able To Buy Them Soon)

Longboard Strollers Actually Exist Now (And You Might Be Able To Buy Them Soon)

As a member of the Millennial generation, I’m surprised it took us this long to combine protective childcare devices and recreational board sports. But hey, better late than never, amirite? Naturally, Belgium is involved. As noted in a recent TIME Magazine article, Antwerp-based design studio Peter van Riet has joined [...]

4 Summer Music Festivals in Outdoorsy Locations

4 Summer Music Festivals in Outdoorsy Locations

Nothing says summer like a music festival. But after a few days of sitting in the sun, drinking local beers and listening to amazing music, you might be ready for some activity. These four summer music festivals offer stunning lineups in towns with incredible outdoor opportunities. Newport Folk Festival, July [...]

Has Amelia Earhart’s Plane Been Found In The South Pacific?

Has Amelia Earhart’s Plane Been Found In The South Pacific?

by Kraig Becker On July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart and her co-pilot Fred Noonan, were attempting to circumnavigate the globe in their Lockheed Electra aircraft when they went missing somewhere over the South Pacific. At the time, Earhart was a celebrated aviator and her disappearance made headlines across the globe. What [...]

Dean Karnazes vs. Scott Jurek: The Different Faces of Ultrarunning

Dean Karnazes vs. Scott Jurek: The Different Faces of Ultrarunning

As ultrarunning gains notoriety and popularity in our culture, two very different ultrarunning superstars have formed: Dean Karnazes and Scott Jurek. Although both men have accomplished awe-inspiring feats of distance travelled on foot, they have markedly different styles and attitudes. Observing the vastly different approaches, beliefs, and practices of these [...]