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The Volcanic Seven Summits

The Volcanic Seven Summits

Attempting to summit the tallest mountains this world has to offer is a popular activity amongst the elite adventurers of this planet. Climbing the notorious ‘seven summits’ is an achievement of incomparable magnitude, however it

Cliff Camping: For Adrenaline Junkies Only

Cliff Camping: For Adrenaline Junkies Only

Ever wonder what it would be like to replace the safety of a firm, stable campground with the life-threatening danger of camping on a cliff face? For many, the mere thought of

8 Completely Insane Fall and Winter Sports

8 Completely Insane Fall and Winter Sports

Hockey and American football certainly have their brutal moments. But for all of the bone-crunching spectacle, both sports pale in comparison to some of the other athletic competitions held during the fall and winter months around the world.

Man Plans to Cross Atlantic Using Helium Balloons

Man Plans to Cross Atlantic Using Helium Balloons

American Jonathan Trappe is a balloonist but not in the classical sense. While most others employ a single hot-air balloon in their flights, Trappe uses a cluster of smaller balloons filled with Helium instead.

Tips for Making Fantastic Jerky

Tips for Making Fantastic Jerky

Folks have been drying meat to chewy perfection for centuries. The Quecha tribe of Peru introduced the concept of cured meat to Spaniards in the 16th century; the tribe’s name for their signature snack, ‘ch’arki’,

Summer vs. Winter Mountain Climbing: The 6 Differences

Summer vs. Winter Mountain Climbing: The 6 Differences

Whether it’s an easy day hike or a week long trek, climbing to the top of a mountain is one of the best experiences this world has to offer. Choosing a mountain to climb can be an arduous experience depending on the size, difficulty and location, but the decisions don’t [...]

Everyone Gets Blisters: Simple Care and Prevention

Everyone Gets Blisters: Simple Care and Prevention

There is a single vicious ailment that can kick even the toughest outdoor athletes out of the woods and back into their homes, defeated and frustrated. Friction can be man’s worst enemy in multiple activities and in many ways. We won’t get into them all, but it is important to [...]

How to Keep Wild Animals out of Your Backyard

How to Keep Wild Animals out of Your Backyard

Those who own property in rural areas of the United States are often forced to deal with animal intrusion. Whether it’s a pack of raccoons rummaging through the trash, deer or elk damaging crops or

Sailor Planning to Circumnavigate the Globe in a Tiny 10-Foot Boat

Sailor Planning to Circumnavigate the Globe in a Tiny 10-Foot Boat

Even in the 21st century, sailing solo and non-stop  around the world is still an epic adventure. After all, in order to complete such a voyage, the sailor must face turbulent waters, unexpected storms, massive waves and weeks of isolation at sea aboard a small ship.

Two Snowboarders Rescued on Mt. Rainier, Sense of Humor Intact

Derek Tyndall and Thomas Dale weren’t shy about how they survived two very cold nights on Mt. Rainier. “There was a little bit of spooning,” Dale told reporters on Tuesday evening, hours after rescue teams were able to locate the men and transport them to safety. “I’m not going to [...]