Monthly Archives: November 2011

NG Adventure Interview and Video of Free Skier JP Auclair

Earlier today, National Geographic Adventure posted a great interview, and an even better video, featuring free skier JP Auclair. The video was shot as part of a film entitled All.I.Can. by Sherpa Cinema and shows JP racing through the streets of … Continue reading

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Russian K2 Winter Ascent: More Details On The Climb

Last week I posted a story about an all-star team of Russian climbers who will take on the Mountain of Mountains this winter when they attempt to climb K2. Now, as the 16-man team prepares to depart for Pakistan, we … Continue reading

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Video: Timelapse Shows Off Beauty Of Oregon

Oregon is a beautiful state with diverse landscapes ranging from mountains to beaches and everything in between. This is displayed quite well in the timelapse video below, which will have you making plans to visit the state for yourself. According … Continue reading

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Video: Harrowing Mountain Bike Crash

I came across this video at Adventure Journal earlier today and thought that while it was incredibly scary it was also worth sharing. The crash that you see in the video took place during the Victorian Downhill State Series of … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2011: Emergency Evacuation From Weber Team

One Antarctic team had a scary moment over the weekend when one of the members of the squad had to be evacuated from the ice. The story is a sobering reminder of the fact that even in the 21st century, … Continue reading

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Gear Box: Brooks Range Isto Softshell Jacket

Brooks Range is one of those gear companies that knows its market and knows it well. They make a very nice, albeit limited, line of outdoor gear that is high in quality, well designed, and very affordable. Their small catalog … Continue reading

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Solo Sailing Update: Laura Crosses Indian Ocean

Teenage solo sailor Laura Dekker completed her crossing of the Indian Ocean last week, safely arriving in Durban, South Africa. This marks the end of the third leg or her solo circumnavigation attempt, which began in August of last year. … Continue reading

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Russian Team To Attempt The Impossible: K2 In Winter!

Explorers Web has a story today about a new expedition to the Karakoram this winter that will attempt to climb K2 under the harshest conditions imaginable. The team features an all-star line-up of Russian climbers who are accustomed to formidable … Continue reading

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Les Stroud Returns To Survivorman!

While details are still a bit light, it appears that Les Stround will be returning to television with a new version of the show that made him famous. This morning, the following message on his website: Les Stroud is about … Continue reading

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Video: Man’s Best Friend!

I came across this video yesterday on the Wend Blog, and thought it was just too cute not to share. It features a mountain biker headed out to the trail with his faithful companion Lily, who is an adorable little … Continue reading

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