Monthly Archives: March 2012

Everest 2012: Taking Olympic Gold To The Summit

The 2012 climbing season in the Himalaya is starting to ramp up and by next week we’ll be getting a steady stream of updates from Kathmandu, Everest Base Camp, Tibet and beyond. As I’ve mentioned before, a number of teams … Continue reading

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Video: 200 Foot Fall Caught On GoPro

A 13-year old skier hiking along the Aspen Highlands takes a big fall in this video. Lucky for him he wasn’t seriously hurt and lucky for his us his GoPro camera was recording everything at the time. Looks pretty scary, … Continue reading

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North Pole 2012: Norwegians Call Off Expedition To The Pole

It looks like there won’t be any full-length expeditions to the North Pole after all this year. Earlier today the Norwegian team of Mads Agerup and Rune Midtgaard announced that they are calling off their attempt at a speed-ski to … Continue reading

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Antarctic History: Scott’s Last Journal Entry

Over the past few months I’ve written several times about certain milestones in Antarctic history. After all, it has been 100 years since Norwegian Roald Amundsen and his British rival Robert Falcon Scott raced one another across Antarctica to be … Continue reading

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Video: Rafting Over Condit Damn

We’ve seen some paddlers drop over absolutely massive falls over the past few years, but the video below is certainly right up there in terms of being scary. It features paddler Dan McCain going over Condit Dam on the White … Continue reading

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Video: First Ascent of Cerro Autana Teaser

Cerro Autana is is a remote table mountain located in the jungles of Venezuela. It features a 1400 meter (4593 ft) rock face that until recently had never been scaled. Brit Leo Houlding made the journey to take on the … Continue reading

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Video: Last of the Great Unknown Trailer

The Grand Canyon is, without a doubt, one of the most spectacular outdoor settings on the planet. But when most people think about it, they conjure up images of the immense rift in the Earth’s surface that stretches for 277 … Continue reading

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The Global Triathlon: Swimming, Cycling, and Running Around The Globe

Remember last year when we were all in awe of Charlie Wittmack and his World Tri? For those that don’t recall, Charlie’s “triathlon” consisted of him swimming across the English Channel, then riding his bike to India, before proceeding on … Continue reading

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North Pole 2012: Mark Wood Shares Details on His North Pole Ski

I mentioned yesterday that explorer Mark Wood was expected to announce the specifics of his plan to ski to the North Pole today and true to form, Mark has posted a video with details on the next stage of his … Continue reading

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One Record Setting Swim Complete, Another Prepares To Begin

While we’re on the subject of aquatic adventures today I had a couple of stories about some epic swims cross my desk in the past day or two. The first of which is a team of South African relay swimmers … Continue reading

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