Video: Beautiful Queenstown, New Zealand

Ever wonder why New Zealand is sometimes referred to as the “Adventure Capital of the World?” Then look no further than this beautiful short video shot in, and around Queenstown. It not only features some breathtaking landscapes, it also shows adventurous people doing some of our favorite activities, like mountain biking, kayaking, skiing, and more. The video is an excellent reminder that I still…



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Archeologists Uncover “Huge” Structure in Israel that Predates the Pyramids

Archaeology fascinates me. I love the fact that we’re still uncovering hidden things from our past, and learning about early civilizations. That’s why this story caught my attention when I came across it yesterday. It seems that archaeologists working in Israel have unearthed a massive structure near the Sea of Galilee that is is believed to have been built sometime between 3050 BC and 2650 BC….



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Video: Teaser for unReal – A New Mountain Biking Film

Our friends over at Teton Gravity Research have released a teaser video for a new mountain biking film called unReal that is scheduled to be released next summer. Judging from the clip below, it’s going to be a long wait. The teaser starts off a bit slow, with some poor, down-trodden worker sitting in his cubical, but once breaks out, things get moving with some amazing looking clips of…



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Jens Voigt Rides Off Into the Sunset by Attempting to Break Cycling’s Hour Record

With the end of the 2014 pro cycling season nearly upon us, one of the sport’s most beloved stars is about to say goodbye. But just as he was throughout his career, Jens Voigt will not be going out quietly. Tonight in Switzerland, he will take to the track in an attempt to set a new “hour record” for the  sport that has defined his life for the better part of three decades.

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Video: Double8 Expedition Begins Final Preparation on Shishapangma

Earlier today I posted an update on the progress of teams in the Himalaya, including the Double8 squad who hope to summit two 8000-meter peaks in a seven day period, mountain biking and trail running between the two mountains. They are currently on Shishapangma, and preparing for their first summit push, releasing this video to give us an update on their progress. The clip features some fantastic…



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Himalaya Fall 2014: Ueli on Shishapangma, Double8 Expedition Set To Begin

The fall 2014 Himalayan climbing season is now in full swing, with most teams either already in Base Camp, or well on their way. For many, the acclimatization process has begun, and the first steps towards reaching the summit have been taken. But there remains a lot of work to be done, and autumn hasn’t even officially arrived just yet.

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Video: Arctic Light on the Land

Shot in Norway, this beautiful video is filled with lovely landscapes and some of the most amazing shots of the Northern Lights that you’ll ever see. It is a brief three-minute look at this incredible natural phenomenon, and the glow that it casts over the land. Beautiful beyond belief. I hope you enjoy.

Arctic Light on The Land from Frank S. Andreassen on Vimeo.



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Reminder: The Adventure Magazine Radio Show Begins Tonight

Last week I posted a story announcing the launch of a new radio program called The Adventure Magazine with Monroe and Gigi, which will be hosted by my friend Julian Monroe Fisher and his wife Gigi. I wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the program begins airing tonight on Port City Radio 103.7 WBNE in Wilmington, NC at 6 PM Eastern Time. You will be able to listen to it live…



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Video: Timelapse of Stars Over Antarctica

As we head off into the weekend, I thought I’d wrap things up with this video. It is a timelapse clip of the Aurora Australis that was shot over the Rothera Research Base in the Antarctic. As you can imagine, the skies overhead are fairly spectacular. I hope you enjoy.

Starlapse from Kenrick Turner on Vimeo.



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Why We Must Heed The Call of Adventure

Adding a little adventure to your life is a good thing. Most of us that read this blog probably agree with that. But often times we get too busy with work, friends and family, and all of the little things that clog up our daily lives. But adventure brings its own rewards, some that are not always so easily identifiable, although their benefits are worth the pursuit.

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