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The Cost of Climbing Everest – 2014 Edition

Climbing Mt. Everest is without a doubt one of the most demanding undertakings in all of mountaineering. It requires months – and sometimes years – of training. It takes weeks of preparation before even traveling to the Himalaya, and once there it requires upwards of another two months to actually [...]

NeverWet on Paddles Mean Drip Free Kayaking

NeverWet on Paddles Mean Drip Free Kayaking

NeverWet might quite possibly be the perfect intersection of technology and survival. The substance is stored in a spray can and is sprayed like paint, onto whatever surface you want to waterproof. Supposedly the only downside is the unknown environmental effects since the spray appears to come off pretty easily [...]

6 Things to do With That Old Christmas Tree

6 Things to do With That Old Christmas Tree

Not everyone has switched to artificial trees for Christmas and good for you. The problem is: what do you do with it before it becomes a fire hazard in your living room. You’re A Good Man You could always save it in your yard or garage and let it age [...]

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Adventurer To Attempt 850-Mile Swim Around Ireland

On the scale of epic feats of endurance, a long distance swim ranks right near the top. Such a challenge is both physically and mentally demanding, while also creating an intense sense of isolation for the swimmer, who often spends hours alone in the water. Those are the conditions that [...]

Colorado Snowboard Companies We Love

Colorado Snowboard Companies We Love

There are a few more companies than mentioned here in Colorado, but a majority of them come from the same manufacturer: Never Summer. Here are 5, including Never Summer who stand out to us. Never Summer Not only do they have their own popular line of Boards, but this manufacturer [...]

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Passengers Rescued From Ship Stuck In Antarctic Ice

Proving that Antarctic travel is still a dicey proposition – even in the 21st century – a group of passengers stranded aboard a ship off the coast of that continent were rescued yesterday following a ten-day interruption to their voyage. The 52 scientists, researchers and tourists – not to mention [...]

Top Heli-Skiing Destinations

Top Heli-Skiing Destinations

Heli-skiing is a riveting adventure where a helicopter is your lift, and the fresh powder is your trail. The concept has been in existence since the 1960’s, and modern day heli-sking continues to honor the historical concept. Whether you have novice or intermediary skills, heli-skiers experience a one-of-a-kind exploration of [...]

New Year’s Running Events

New Year’s Running Events

Is your New Years resolution to get back into running? Or maybe challenge yourself with long distances? If so, kick-start your new years with some of the best running events around the world. From Los Angeles to Berlin, grab your running shoes, and warm clothing, and get ready to run [...]

6 Tips for Working in Outdoor Education

6 Tips for Working in Outdoor Education

It’s easy to romanticize working outdoors: what isn’t to love about being paid to travel? But it isn’t always that simple. Seasons ends, the work dries up, and then what? If you’re considering a career in outdoor education, or even just giving it a try for a few years, here [...]

7 Lesser Known Florida State Parks You Need to Visit

7 Lesser Known Florida State Parks You Need to Visit

When you think of Florida, of course the beach, mosquitos and the almighty everglades might come to mind. But, behold, the sunshine state is a mecca for state parks that offer visitors more than just the usual humid temperatures and swampland. Here are 7 lesser-known Florida State Parks to visit [...]