Monthly Archives: August 2012

Share Your Outdoor Adventures With Garmin Basecamp

Garmin, the company that makes a host of GPS products, including handheld devices, watches and more, has announced the launch of their Garmin Adventures website. The new site is a place for outdoor enthusiasts to share their latest adventures and … Continue reading

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Video: The Tropic Of Capricorn

The Tropic of Capricorn is one of the Earth’s major lines of latitude, marking the southernmost can actually be directly overhead. It also happens to pass directly through some very interesting and beautiful locations such as the Atacama, Namib, and … Continue reading

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The North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc Begins Friday

One of the toughest endurance races on the planet will take place this weekend with the start of the North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, which officially gets underway on Friday. The course begins and ends in Chamonix, France … Continue reading

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Adventure Tech: Samsung Annonces Android Powered Camera Too!

Last week I posted some information on a newly announced Coolpix S800c camera from Nikon that is powered by the Android mobile operating system. The same OS commonly found in a number of different smartphones. Today, Samsung announced their own Android … Continue reading

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Video: Wingsuit Flight Over new Zealand

It has been awhile since we had a really great wingsuit video. The one below will certainly change that however. It features GoPro athlete Alexander Polli floating through the air above New Zealand, Switzerland and Norway as he effortlessly soars … Continue reading

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Himalaya Fall 2012: A New Season Set To Begin

We’ve barely just put the Pakistan summer climbing season behind us, and had a chance to catch our breath, but now it’s time to start ramping up for the fall season in the Himalaya. While much smaller than the spring … Continue reading

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Video: Existence A Timelapse Project

Looking for a serene and tranquil way to wind down your day? Then look no further than the video below. It’s yet another beautiful timelapse that captures both urban and rural settings and the breathtaking beauty of the night sky. … Continue reading

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Amazon Source-To-Sea Update: Davey Shot In The Amazon, Evacuated To Lima

Over the past few weeks I’ve regularly updated readers on the progress of Davey du Plessis, the South African adventurer who was making a source-to-sea journey along the Amazon River. Yesterday that journey came to an abrupt end when Davey … Continue reading

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Gear Closet: Energizer Micro-Sport Headlamp

Thanks to the long, hot Texas summers I often find myself running after dark. It’s the best way to beat the heat although running in the dark isn’t always the safest thing to do. Wearing a headlamp helps to not … Continue reading

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Freya Hoffmeister Resumes South American Circumnav By Kayak

The Queen of the Kayak, Freya Hoffmeister, is set to resume her epic journey around South America tomorrow as she returns to the water once again in Valparaiso, Chile. The woman who has already circumnavigated around Iceland, New Zealand’s South … Continue reading

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