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Mitch Seavey Wins 2013 Iditarod

Mitch Seavey Wins 2013 Iditarod

The champion of the 2013 Iditarod sled dog race was crowned late Tuesday evening when Mitch Seavey crossed the finish line in Nome. Seavey, who also won the event back in 2004, completed the 1000-mile long course in just 9 days, 7 hours and 39 minutes. In claiming the victory [...]

Confessions of an Ex-Mile Counter

Confessions of an Ex-Mile Counter

Mile Counters. You know, that person who obsessively logs their miles – or even worse, logs them on Facebook for all their friends to marvel at. Every runner knows at least one. Many wonder what their problem is. Why so obsessed with the numbers? Can’t they take a day off? [...]

Top 5 Most Helpful Camping Apps

Top 5 Most Helpful Camping Apps

In this technology age, what with its constant notifications from text messaging, email and social media, it can be really refreshing to get out of town and head for the woods where cell service is a bit weaker and you can turn off your phone for a bit. So all [...]

Enjoying Kayaks on Land

Enjoying Kayaks on Land

For some, a kayak is nothing more than a oddly shaped canoe. For others, it is a lifestyle and passion. For those who understand the joys of kayaking, you may appreciate taking some time constructing your own kayak to prepare for the adventures on the water.  Not only would this [...]

6 Things I’ve Learned About Skiing After Fifty

6 Things I’ve Learned About Skiing After Fifty

6 Things I’ve learned About Skiing after Fifty It certainly doesn’t get any easier, but these few short tips, may help you last at least till noon on the slopes. Stretch, stretch, stretch I know a guy, a very good friend and skier, who is my age and has never [...]

Interview with Endorphin Dude: How He Went From 223 Pounds to 52 Marathons a Year

Interview with Endorphin Dude: How He Went From 223 Pounds to 52 Marathons a Year

It doesn’t matter why people become motivated to run and be healthy. For Tony “Endorphin Dude” Nguyen, it very well was the difference between life and death, and that proved to be a great motivator for the San Francisco resident. “Imagine coming home from work one day and collapsing on [...]

National Geographic Casting For New Adventure Show

National Geographic Casting For New Adventure Show

Attention all explorers and adventurers. National Geographic is ramping up production on a new television show and they just might be looking for you. Producers of the new series are on the look out for cutting edge expeditions and exciting adventurers that they can film for the show, which aims [...]

Polish Mountaineers Make First Winter Ascent Of Broad Peak, Two Missing On Descent

Polish Mountaineers Make First Winter Ascent Of Broad Peak, Two Missing On Descent

It was a week of triumph and tragedy in the Karakoram Mountain Range of Pakistan. On Tuesday, a team of Polish mountaineers braved high winds, cold weather and plenty of snow to complete the first ever winter ascent of Broad Peak, the 12th highest mountain in the world. Unfortunately, two [...]

The Bios Urn and Spirit Tree: Dead People Can Be Green Too

The Bios Urn and Spirit Tree: Dead People Can Be Green Too

Let’s face it: preparing for one’s death can be a real hassle. Between planning the estate, delegating power of attorney, and the old ‘whole vs. term’ life insurance debate, it’s nearly impossible to find time for the things that really matter. Like making sure your cremated remains will be able [...]

Snow Bike (Fat Bike) FAQ

Snow Bike (Fat Bike) FAQ

Snow bikes can mean a variety of things, but in this case, we’re talking about the fat-tired bicycles. In other words, fat bikes for riding in the snow. Fat bikes have existed for a few years, but are just now getting mainstream attention, showing up in bike shops all around [...]