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Trio Of Adventure Athletes Set Out To Bag Australia’s Highest Peaks

Trio Of Adventure Athletes Set Out To Bag Australia’s Highest Peaks

Three adventure athletes have set off on quite the endurance challenge down in Australia. The three men have embarked on what they call the Aussie 8 expedition, during which they hope to bag the highest peak in each of the eight Australian states, while setting a speed record in the [...]

From the Laboratory to the Trail: The History of the Nalgene Bottle

From the Laboratory to the Trail: The History of the Nalgene Bottle

A small laboratory equipment company in upstate New York noticed a strange trend sometime in the 1970’s: People were using their polyethylene bottles, originally meant to carry and measure fluids in labs, as water bottles for backpacking. The president of the Nalge Company, the makers of the bottles, went on [...]

The Vegan Running Experiment

The Vegan Running Experiment

Two years ago I decided I was ready to take my running to the next level. It was time to get serious about what I put into my body and see where a clean, whole foods, plant-based diet could take me. Since I don’t like to half ass anything, I [...]

How Parenthood Changes a Runner’s Routine

How Parenthood Changes a Runner’s Routine

Many thing may sideline runners: injury, illness, traveling, even a particularly hectic work week. All of those are totally understandable. I’ve had to put my own running on hold for all of those things at one point or another. However, one excuse for falling to the wayside of running that [...]

Survival Guide: Total Economic Collapse

Survival Guide: Total Economic Collapse

It may be every hardcore adventurer’s dream to spend days away from civilization. Far from any semblance of industry and responsibility, conditions and the elements separates those who don’t know, from those survive. This isn’t the relaxing weekend get away here, folks. This is survival. Do you have what it takes? “The [...]

2013 Sport Climbing Series National Championships: Too Legit

2013 Sport Climbing Series National Championships: Too Legit

Less than two decades ago, indoor and outdoor rock climbing was still seen as somewhat of an alternative sport reserved for dirtbag, granola munching, lazy-ass hippies. Big names like Chris Sharma, Adam Ondre, and Steph Davis have started to change all of that, along with recognition from gear companies like [...]

8 Best Rivers for Kayaking in the U.S.

8 Best Rivers for Kayaking in the U.S.

Whether you prefer a challenge, an easy paddle or you’re more focused on the scenery, there are some rivers that rise above the rest when it comes to kayaking. Some are for the more experienced kayaker, with rough whitewater sections and class V rapids, while others are perfect for the [...]

Two Teams To Attempt New Routes On Everest This Spring

Two Teams To Attempt New Routes On Everest This Spring

The 2013 spring climbing season on Mt. Everest is now officially underway and the first teams are arriving in Base Camp to begin their acclimatization. The vast majority of those climbers will stick to the traditional routes along the North and South Col, straying very little from the path that [...]

6 Must-See National Parks on the Pacific Coast

6 Must-See National Parks on the Pacific Coast

Large, remote, protected, and stunningly beautiful.  That’s about all these parks share in common.  All of the other characteristics can be considered unique and special to each individual park. Despite being home to major urban centers such as LA, San Francisco, Seattle, and even Tijuana, the Pacific Coast is also [...]

Barneo Ice Camp Opens For Brief 2013 Season

Barneo Ice Camp Opens For Brief 2013 Season

Earlier this week the Barneo Ice Camp, one of the more unique base camps in the entire world, opened for what is sure to be a short, but very busy season. Each spring, Barneo serves as the gateway to the Arctic, allowing researchers, explorers and adventurers access to the North [...]