Monthly Archives: February 2012

Nat Geo Announces 2012 People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year

Back in November, National Geographic Adventure announced their list of the Adventurers of the Year for 2012. The group featured 12 individuals from diverse backgrounds in mountaineering, snowboarding, surfing, and more. At the same time, Nat Geo also opened up voting … Continue reading

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Video: Major Mountain Bike Descent In The Alps

I came across this video over at the Adventure Journal earlier today, and thought that it was too good not to share. It follows four riders as they make an epic 10,800 foot (3292 meter) descent in the Alps. They … Continue reading

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Video: VIMFF Photo Contest Winners

Way back in December I posted a story about the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival photo competition that was being sponsored by Climb For Change. At the time, organizers for the contest were looking for submissions, but now the competition … Continue reading

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Winter Climb Update: Summit Bid Off For Now

It isn’t often that I publish two updates on the same expedition in the same day, but I feel that it it warranted in this case. Earlier I posted a story about the on going efforts of climbers to make … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide by Andrew Skurka

Andrew Skurka is, without a doubt, the ultimate hiker. Over the years, he has trekked more than 30,000 miles, going end-to-end on the Pacific Crest and Appalachian Trails, coast-to-coast across North America, and through some of the most remote and … Continue reading

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Video: Snowboarding In An LED Suit

This video was making the rounds late last week, and I had a few people send it my way again over the weekend, so I thought I’d share it today. It shows a snowboarder riding down the mountain, at night, … Continue reading

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Winter Climb Update: Holding Tight On Gasherbrum I

The last two teams in Pakistan this winter are on Gasherbrum I (8080m/26,509 ft), where they are currently huddled in Base Camp and preparing for a major storm to hit. By all accounts, the Polish Squad and Alex Txikon and … Continue reading

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10 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Photographers

Gift Ideas for Photographers at Every Level Trying to find a gift for your photography loving friend, check out these last minute gift ideas Presenting a gift to our friends or family or colleagues is one of the best parts … Continue reading

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Afghanistan’s Secret Peaks 2012 Expedition Announced

A small team of climbers has announced an interesting expedition that is set to take place this summer in the Wakhan region of Afghanistan. Dubbed the Afghanistan’s Secret Peaks Expedition, the team hopes to trek the length of the remote … Continue reading

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Upper Peninsula Bound!

I’m off on a short adventure of my own over the next few days. I’m headed to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for a little fun in the snow. While there, I’m going to be snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and attending … Continue reading

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