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Easter Around the World

Easter Around the World

If you think that hunting for Easter eggs and sitting down to a dinner of ham is the best way to spend your holiday, you’re wrong. There are dozens of ways that cultures celebrate this time of bunnies and commercialism that tosses the U.S. of A. out of the ring. [...]

Seven Free Adventures – Wherever You Are

Seven Free Adventures – Wherever You Are

High Pointing No, you don’t need a snowmobile. High Pointing is bagging the highest point in any given region and you don’t have to be in a mountain range. This sport is normally played outdoors, hitting the peaks of a town’s highest bluff, county’s tallest ridgeline or state’s highest mountain, [...]

Interview with Brazen Racing: Race Promoters See Steady Growth, Avid Supporters

Interview with Brazen Racing: Race Promoters See Steady Growth, Avid Supporters

A well-organized running race promoter can help maximize the experience we receive when we participate in official races. Event planning and other logistics play a critical role in hosting successful events for 150+ runners and obviously tend to be difficult tasks — but Brazen Racing continues to strive for perfection [...]

5 Reasons to Run a Marathon Overseas

5 Reasons to Run a Marathon Overseas

Running while traveling generally involves a missed train, a connecting flight or a whole lot of angry bulls charging through the streets of Spain. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Signing up for a race while traveling can add a new dimension to your trip and offer a [...]

What Your Outdoor Instrument Says About You

What Your Outdoor Instrument Says About You

Although slightly cumbersome, musical instruments can be a great source of entertainment on a camping trip. Plus, a campfire sing-along can also be a great way to meet strangers along the trail. But how can you be sure of which stranger(s) you should go out of your way to befriend? [...]

Everest Base Camp Opens For Spring Climbing Season

Everest Base Camp Opens For Spring Climbing Season

In what has become an annual sign of the return of spring, Everest Base Camp on the South Side of the mountain opened ahead of schedule last week, marking the start of a new climbing season on the world’s tallest peak. Over the next two months, EBC will become the [...]

80 Miles Added to Colorado Trail

80 Miles Added to Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail just got a little more spectacular with the addition of an 80-mile segment through the Collegiate Peaks. The addition creates a 160-mile loop that The Colorado Trail Foundation expects to become a popular multi-day hike or ride among a dozen of the state’s 14,000-foot mountains. The new [...]

Change Your Diet, Change the World

Change Your Diet, Change the World

With all the environmental changes heading our way, it’s easy to feel guilty about a lot of things. Whether you drive (by yourself) to work, blast the heat at home while you’re out and about, or only feed your cat water from fiji rest assured, we all have our environmental [...]

How to Use an Ice Axe

How to Use an Ice Axe

Summer Mountaineering in Whistler and the Coast Mountains will almost always include travel on snow and ice.  This can make the terrain very difficult to navigate if you do not have the proper equipment. While other equipment is also necessary, one of the most important tools that you can have [...]

Antarctic Adventurers Ready To Begin The Coldest Journey

Antarctic Adventurers Ready To Begin The Coldest Journey

After months of planning, weeks of preparation and a one-day weather delay, the Coldest Journey expedition is set to get underway today. The five members of the expedition’s “Ice Team” will now attempt to complete what some term as the last great polar challenge – a complete traverse of the [...]