Video: Paragliding the Karakoram Highway

The Karakoram Highway holds the distinction of being the highest paved international road in the entire world. It also provides access into one of the most remote and rugged places on the planet. In the video below, a trio of paragliders travels to this famous road, located in Northern Pakistan, to explore the mountains from the air, and set some new records in the process. The 41-minute short…



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Video: Laird Hamilton Shoots The Malibu Pier Twice

Versions of this video have been going viral over the past couple of days, and while I don’t cover surfing all that often, I thought it was worth sharing. The short one-minute clip features surfing legend Laird Hamilton as he uses a SUP board, and paddle, to catch some big waves, generated by the arrival of Hurricane Marrie. The amazing part is how he deftly navigates his board under the Malibu…



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Must Read For Mountaineering Fans: Alan Arnette Shares K2 Summit Recap

If you still haven’t gotten your fill of news from K2 this summer, I’ve got one more great story for you to read. Our friend, Alan Arnette, has posted a very personal account of his summit push on the Savage Mountain, sharing some incredible insights into the physical and mental challenges he had to overcome to reach the top of the toughest mountain on the planet. To do so, he had to battle back…



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Adventure Tech: Jabra Announces Bluetooth Earbuds with Built-In Heart Rate Monitor

In one of my post-Outdoor Retailer articles I mentioned that wearable technology was a popular item at the show this year, with a number of great looking fitness, running, and mountaineering watches in the works. At the end of that article, I even hinted that there was a product coming that would put a heart rate monitor in your earbuds, freeing us from the cumbersome and uncomfortable strap…



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Video: I Am #OMNITEN – An Adventure in Jordan

This video is a trailer for a long documentary created by Columbia Sportswear that follows a group of travelers visiting the country of Jordan. Not traditionally seen as an “adventure destination,” Jordan never the less has a great deal to offer visitors. I was lucky enough to go there a few years back, and visit a lot of the same places seen in the video, and I can tell you that it was an…



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A Kayaking Expedition Through Canada’s Torngat Wilderness

Yesterday I posted a story from Canoe & Kayak magazine about Ben Stookesberry’s attempt to paddle the legendary Dudh Kosi River in Nepal. That amazing expedition took place this past spring, but it isn’t the only adventure that Stookesberry has been on this year. In July, he set out for Quebec, Canada to explore the remote Tomgat wilderness, a place that is largely unvisited and…



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Family of Adventurers Will Spend 16-Months Walking the Length of Madagascar

Here at The Adventure Blog, I often write about individual, and teams, of adventurers who are setting off on some amazing journey that will take them to the ends of the Earth. It isn’t all that often that I can write about an entire family going on a fantastic adventure together. That is exactly what is happening for one family however, as they are spending 16-months walking the length of…



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Kayaking the Relentless River of Everest in Nepal

Canoe & Kayak magazine has posted a remarkable story on its website detailing an amazing paddling expedition that took place in Nepal earlier this year. This past spring, expedition kayaker Ben Stookesberry was joined by Nepalese paddler Surjan Tamang, on a journey to explore the Dudh Kosi River, a legendary stretch of water in traces its origins to Mt. Everest, but over the years has carved…



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Video: Rock Climbing South Africa with Alex Honnold and Hazel Findley

Recently, rock climbers Alex Honnold and Hazel Findely joined forces to take on some of the toughest climbing in southern Africa. The duo visited Namibia and South Africa in search of problems to solve. The video below is a trailer for an upcoming film entitled Africa Fusion that chronicles their adventures. At just over two minutes in length, it is barely a tease of what is to come, but it looks…



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Popular French Adventurer in a Coma After Suffering a Fall

42-year old French adventurer Sylvain Tesson is in a coma after suffering a fall while attempting to climb a building last week. The popular writer was in Chamonix at the time of the accident, which occurred last Wednesday. He is said to have fallen about 10 meters, striking his head on the pavement, injuring his brain and several other internal organs in the process. He has been in a…



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