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Mountaineer To Attempt Winter Solo Ascent Of Denali For Fourth Time

Mountaineer To Attempt Winter Solo Ascent Of Denali For Fourth Time

If there is one thing you can say about successful adventurers and mountaineers, it’s that they tend to be a determined and tenacious bunch. Take polar explorer Lonnie Dupre for instance. He is currently in Alaska,  where he’ll soon attempt to become the first person to complete a solo winter [...]

8 Ways to Prepare for a New Year’s Polar Bear Plunge

8 Ways to Prepare for a New Year’s Polar Bear Plunge

There’s nothing quite like starting the year off by taking a swim in freezing waters. If you’re one of those people who want to, quite literally, start the year refreshed by partaking in one of the many Polar Bear Plunges that take place worldwide, you’ll want to read these tips. [...]

Peanut Butter Lover: 7 Recipes to Make You Go Nuts

Peanut Butter Lover: 7 Recipes to Make You Go Nuts

Sure, peanut butter tastes great, but did you also know it’s great for you? Rich in energy, nutrients, minerals, antioxidants, and carbs; peanut butter is a staple in the adventure diet. With enough taste to go with just about anything, and enough density to keep you going, peanut butter is [...]

America’s Tallest Christmas Trees

America’s Tallest Christmas Trees

Nothing says Christmas more than the fresh scent of pine and the glittering shimmer of light displays. Although most of us are used to admiring a six-foot Douglas Fir, get ready to feast your eyes on some massive, double and triple-digit conifers. And when we say massive, we mean gigantic [...]

6 Manly Gifts from Wenger

6 Manly Gifts from Wenger

Whether it’s a Christmas, birthday, or retirement gift, make sure to give the gift of Manliness to the special guy in your life. Rather than socks or a watch, we’re thinking something along the lines of sharpened steel, fashioned leather, and just generally anything that helps him be outdoorsy and [...]

Best Ski Resorts in the Northwest

Best Ski Resorts in the Northwest

Looking for the best powder in the Northwest?  With the right amount of terrain and elevations, you won’t be disappointed all winter long as you ski the best resorts Oregon, Washington, and Idaho have to offer, including parts of British Columbia. With a long ski season, the best time to [...]

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Three Teams To Attempt First Winter Ascent Of Nanga Parbat

With the winter climbing season now set to begin in the Himalaya, teams have begun to gather across the region ahead of the start of their expeditions. Winter is a quiet month in the big mountains, as only the most dedicated and hardiest of climbers are willing to endure the [...]

You’ve Never Seen Ski Racing Like This Before

You’ve Never Seen Ski Racing Like This Before

Any athlete knows that when it comes to sport, the mental component is just as important as the physical. In the visually stunning short by Antimedia, “Blink of an Eye”, Norweigan ski racer Aksel Lund Svindal shows us what it takes to push through the mental blocks. In a 2007 [...]

Indoor Bike Parks – How Mountain Bikers Survive the Winter

Indoor Bike Parks – How Mountain Bikers Survive the Winter

Ahhhh, the great indoors; sitting on a comfy couch in front of a plasma flat screen, playing some cards, enjoying a nice dinner, and…mountain biking! Unlike road biking, mountain biking can be easily interrupted by seasons, inclement weather, and trail conditions. Rain one day will cause the trails to be [...]

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Explorers Cancel North Pole Expedition Due To Bad Ice, Hungry Polar Bears

A team of explorers who had been preparing for an epic six-month long journey to the North Pole abruptly canceled those plans yesterday just a few days before their scheduled departure. The expedition had been more than two years in planning, but poor ice conditions in the Arctic have made [...]