Monthly Archives: July 2011

RTNX Update: WildernessTraverse.com Wins!

While most of the teams are still out on the course, the winners of this year’s Raid the North Extreme have been crowned, as Team WilernessTraverse.com came across the finish line early this morning, to claim the victory. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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Currents TV Heads To The Hood River

The Hood River in Oregon is a world class destination for paddlers looking for all kinds of unique challenges. That’s exactly what the folks at Currents TV discovered when they visited the area recently. They also found some good news … Continue reading

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Christian Maurer wins Red Bull X-Alps 2011

While I’ve been mostly occupied with the Raid the North Extreme this week, another event was taking place in Europe that is definitely worth a mention as well. That’s where the Red Bull X-Alps 2011 was taking place, which is … Continue reading

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Adventurers Are “Artists of Life”

My friend DSD has a very thoughtful piece on her Summit Stones & Adventure Musings blog today entitled “Artists of Being Alive…“in which she philosophizes about those people who are “adventuring for another reason.” She only has to point to … Continue reading

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Venturepax Inspires Outdoor Adventures, Rewards You For Going Outside

A new website, entitled Venturepax, is looking to inspire us to head outside for a little adventure, and is willing to reward us for sharing those experiences with others. The site is already building a community of outdoor enthusiasts and is … Continue reading

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Karakoram 2011: Accident On Broad Peak

Earlier in the week we had reports of several successful summits on Broad Peak, despite the weather there not being the most advantageous for climbing. A few days later we also get word of tragedy on that mountain, as one … Continue reading

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This Speed-Riding Video Will Have You Holding Your Breath!

Speed-Riding is an interesting activity that combines both skiing and paragliding into one exhilarating experience. Usually, speed-riders start off by skiing down the side of a mountain and as they pick-up speed, they also start to catch big air. Eventually … Continue reading

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Uncontacted Tribe Lives Less Than 100km From Machu Picchu

As mentioned last week, Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the re-discovery of Machu Picchu by explorer Hiram Bingham. And while that amazing place continues to inspire travelers from across the globe, what I found even more interesting is that … Continue reading

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Five Explorers For The Future

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Jon Bowermaster’s writing. He regularly posts interesting and thoughtful pieces on his own website, as well as TakePart.com. We both just happen to be contributors at Gadling as well, and today Jon … Continue reading

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catching the culprit with the dropcam

I have had a Dropcam camera in my possession for several months now, sitting in the box just waiting to be used. We were in limbo about needing to move so I didn’t want to set it up where we … Continue reading

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