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So You Want to Start Telemark Skiing…

So You Want to Start Telemark Skiing…

And why not? For more than 150 years, winter enthusiasts have been drawn to Telemark skiing. This hybrid activity combines the free-heel technique of cross-country skiing with the high speeds and steep slopes

10 Greatest Cable Cars on Earth

10 Greatest Cable Cars on Earth

For those of us without the desire, physical capacity or means to climb epic mountains, a cable car is the next best thing. Lucky for us there are some engineers with a serious sense of

Earthen Building: Why and How-To

Earthen Building: Why and How-To

There are many ways that people can change in order to relieve the burden of destruction from the shoulders of the environment. More efficient electric cars are being produced, wind farms are popping up all over the place, and small, organic gardens seem to be taking over grassy lawns.

5 of the Nation’s Best Ice-Climbing Spots

5 of the Nation’s Best Ice-Climbing Spots

Though the practice of ice climbing dates back to 19th century European mountaineering techniques, the activity has generated a sizable following in the United States. Here are some of the premium ice-climbing locales found west of the Atlantic.

British Traveler Visits Every Country In The World Without Flying

British Traveler Visits Every Country In The World Without Flying

33-year old Graham Hughes has managed to accomplish something that few of us could ever hope to dream of. Over the past four years the British man has spent the majority of his time traveling the globe,

6 Holidays You Have Never Heard Of

6 Holidays You Have Never Heard Of

Holidays are some of the most looked forward to events that occur in a human’s life. Whether you truly believe in the reason for the holiday or are just excited not to go to work, these special days are almost always a ton of fun.

5 Amazing Examples of Biomimicry

5 Amazing Examples of Biomimicry

Did you know that burrs clinging to animal hair led to the invention of Velcro, or that the first jet planes were designed to emulate the aerodynamic capabilities of avian species? Across the globe, scientists

An Artistic Solution to the Everest Garbage Crisis

An Artistic Solution to the Everest Garbage Crisis

In the six decades since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzig Norgay Sherpa completed the first successful summit of Mount Everest, more than 4,000 daring souls have followed in their footsteps. Unfortunately, the high volume of climbing expeditions has taken a toll on the

Antarctic Ultramarathon Underway at the Bottom of The World

Antarctic Ultramarathon Underway at the Bottom of The World

Ultramarathon runners are a unique breed to say the least. They have an uncanny ability to keep running for miles on end and they often choose to do so in some of the most remote and challenging places on the planet. Take for example the 49 competitors who signed up for [...]