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6 of the World’s Toughest Cycling Races

6 of the World’s Toughest Cycling Races

Cycling is one of those sports most popular among folks with addictive personalities; people who need bigger and bigger doses of adrenaline-inducing miles topped off with neuron-exciting terrain. Here’s a list of some of the most challenging cycling events. Plus, if you ride your wheels right, you may even enjoy some [...]

When Lost: The Gentle Art of Not Freaking Out

When Lost: The Gentle Art of Not Freaking Out

The one thing that a bear doesn’t do in the woods is get lost. The same cannot be said of people. A regular staple of national news reports are stories of some poor soul who wandered away from camp and couldn’t quite a way back. Quite a few of these people [...]

6 Tips For Planning Your Long Run

6 Tips For Planning Your Long Run

If a long run is in your foreseeable future, you’re more than likely training for a big race, and whether it’s a half-marathon or an ultra-marathon, this type of training run needs to be taken seriously and approached with great consideration. You simply can’t fake a long run. From my [...]

Running Despite the Challenges

Running Despite the Challenges

  Running is never easy. But for those who wish to put the effort in, it can be extremely rewarding. Steve Bell shows the persistence that is needed for those with health issues, such as cystic fibrosis. Bell also tells of the rewards of running, since it allows Bell to [...]

6 Tips for a Fun Bouldering Trip

6 Tips for a Fun Bouldering Trip

If you’re used to bouldering at a gym, your first trip outdoors can feel a little intimidating. The rocks might be bigger, there are no planned out routes you can take and no colored tape showing different skill levels. At the same time, it’s really incredible to climb up a [...]

7 Tips for Surviving Your First 10+ Mile Trail Run

7 Tips for Surviving Your First 10+ Mile Trail Run

Now that you’ve been running for a while and are comfortable logging 10-13 miles on the road, it might be time to consider shaking things up.  It will take time and proper training to increase race speed, but getting off the road and onto the trails could provide a great [...]

British Adventurer Racing To The Magnetic North Pole

British Adventurer Racing To The Magnetic North Pole

There may not be any explorers traveling to the Geographic North Pole this spring but that doesn’t mean the Arctic will be completely empty. A British adventurer will set out today on a solo and unsupported journey across the frozen expanse in an effort to raise funds for charity. But [...]

Ueli Steck Takes Climbing to a New Level

Ueli Steck Takes Climbing to a New Level

For Ueli Steck, the sky really is the limit. With no experience in paragliding, Steck chose paragliding as his transportation of choice while in the Swiss Alps. Paragliding allowed Steck to climb three peaks in one day. Problem is, Steck still needed to learn how to paraglide. Watch this video [...]

James Cameron Donates Record-Breaking Sub To Science

James Cameron Donates Record-Breaking Sub To Science

Exactly one year ago this week, filmmaker James Cameron etched his name in the history books by becoming just the third person to ever visit the bottom of the Mariana Trench. To celebrate the anniversary of this impressive feat, the man behind such Hollywood hits as Avatar and Titanic showed [...]

Make Your Own Theater System For Camp

Make Your Own Theater System For Camp

Definitions of what it means to “go camping” range from roughing it like the Paleolithic Era to bringing a genny and powering up like electricity is going out of style.