Monthly Archives: May 2011

Himalaya 2011: News From All Over

The 2011 Himalayan climbing season is starting to wind down for another year, but there is still plenty of things happening on peaks throughout the region. With so many expeditions taking place at this time of the year, it is … Continue reading

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What’s Next For Lance Armstrong?

As widely reported last week, Tyler Hamilton was on the CBS news show 60 Minutes over the weekend, where he recounted tales of performance enhancing drug use by Lance Armstrong and other members of the U.S. Postal Team which dominated … Continue reading

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Himalaya 2011: Another Notable Summit, Another Climber Passes Away On Everest

Yesterday brought both more good and bad news from Everest, where teams on both sides of the mountain are still working their way to the summit ahead of the arrival of the monsoon, which is likely just a few weeks … Continue reading

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Outside Has Seven Questions For Conrad Anker

The Outside Blog has posted an excellent little interview with Conrad Anker, one of the best known climber/mountaineers in the U.S. Anker, as you probably recall, was part of the team that discovered George Mallory’s body on Everest back in … Continue reading

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Atacama Desert: Round 2!

Just a quick site note to let everyone know that I’m traveling again. Yes, I know, life is rough, but this is actually the trip that I tried to go on a few weeks back, but was thwarted by the … Continue reading

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Lion Carries Off GoPro Cam While It’s Filming

We all know that the tiny GoPro helmet cams are popular amongst outdoor athletes and adventurers, but apparently they’re pretty popular with lions as well. In the video below, you’ll see a group of professional photographers set up with of … Continue reading

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breffo spider stand for the ipad or iphone

The only spider allowed in my home, the SpiderpodiumTablet by breffo Source: www.bizziemommy.com

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Himalaya 2011: Lhotse Ski Descent Video Dispatch 3

Have you ever wondered what life is like in Base Camp during one of these big Himalayan expeditions? You can get a sense of it in the video below, which follows the North Face Lhotse Ski team as they go … Continue reading

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NASA Unveils Next Generation Space Vehicle

With just one space shuttle mission still on the docket, the current U.S. space program is quickly coming to an end, and soon the venerable workhorse shuttle will be put in mothballs and sent to museums. Until today, it was … Continue reading

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wordless wednesday – scrapbook ready

I have tried to scrapbook for years now, bought the supplies even had some of my pictures printed and I still can’t get into it.  Maybe one day right? Until then here are some scrapbook ready images I just love.Miss … Continue reading

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