Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gear Closet: Keen Turia Shoes

One of my all time favorite pairs of shoes are a classic pair of sandals from Keen. I love them because they are comfortable, durable and versatile. I’ve worn them on light hiking trips, visits to tropical destinations or simply … Continue reading

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Poland Trek Update: Taming Poland’s Highest Mountain and Longest River

At the beginning of May I posted a story about Belgian adventurer Louis-Philippe Loncke setting out on his latest project the Poland Trek expedition. The plan was to start with a climb up Mount Rysy, the tallest peak in the … Continue reading

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Expedition 1000: Bikecar Journey Done!

While we’re checking in with some recent adventures today, I thought I’d post an update on Dave Cornthwaite’s Expedition 1000 project. When last we heard from Dave, he was riding a crazy contraption known as a Bikecar on his way … Continue reading

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Video: Hucking 70-Foot Outlet Falls

Huck is a beautifully shot short film that captures kayaker Evan Garcia as he drops the 70-foot Outlet Falls, located near Yakima, Washington. It was made by filmmaker/adventurer Andy Maser, who used a RED Scarlet, two Canon 7D‘s and a … Continue reading

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Brit Intends To Swim Across The Atlantic In 100 Days

British television personality and adventurer Ben Fogel has announced his plans to swim across the Atlantic Ocean and he intends to do it in record time. Fogel, who has also visited the South Pole and spent a year as a … Continue reading

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Everest 2012: Italian Climber Rescued On North Side

Some good news arrived from Everest yesterday when we received word that 69-year old Italian climber Luigi Rampini was rescued on the North Side of the mountain. As was widely reported earlier in the week, Rampini was climbing on the … Continue reading

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Win A Trip To The 2012 Tour de France Courtesy Of Cannondale

It’s no secret that one of my favorite annual sporting events is the Tour de France. For three weeks each summer it takes center stage in my life and I follow it religiously on a daily basis. In fact, it … Continue reading

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Visiting Jordan: Exploring Petra

Over the past few weeks I’ve shared some stories on my recent visit to Jordan, first writing about the history and culture of the place and then following that up with some destinations for adventure. Today I also wrote a … Continue reading

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Gear Closet: Hydrapak Jolla Backpack

For my money, the hydration pack is amongst the greatest outdoor innovations of all time. The ability to conveniently and comfortably carry water while we hike, bike, run or do just about anything else can not be overstated. Over the … Continue reading

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Everest 2012: Lots Of Summits Amidst Good Weather

The second weather window on Everest opened as expected today, with winds dropping off dramatically and temperatures remaining relatively warm, even at the summit. As a result, there were all kinds of teams topping out in what sounds like far … Continue reading

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