Monthly Archives: November 2012

Video: Trailer For Dear Governor Cuomo

If you have any kind of environmental slant you probably already know what “fracking” is and why it is such a hot button topic at the moment. But for those who aren’t aware, fracking, or more properly hydraulic fracturing, is … Continue reading

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Video: Kayakers Have Close Encounter With Whale

One of the things I love about kayaking is how close it allows you to get to nature. Of course, at times that can mean getting a little too close to nature. Take for example the sea kayakers in the … Continue reading

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Leo Houlding To Climb Antarctica’s Ulvetanna Peak

So far, the bulk of our attention for the 2012 Antarctic season has been focused on the progress of the South Pole skiers and a few other expeditions to the frozen continent. But in December, a number of climbing teams … Continue reading

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Red Bull Rampage To Air On NBC December 8

A few weeks back we all enjoyed some highlights from the Red Bull Rampage free-ride mountain bike race that went down in Virgin, Utah last month, often marveling at the riders ability to defy gravity. The race features a course … Continue reading

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Nat Geo’s Ultimate Adventure Bucket List

Looking for some suggestions on where to go and what to do on your next escape? Then check out the Ultimate Adventure Bucket List courtesy of National Geographic Adventure. The list was compiled by Nat Geo editors who asked past … Continue reading

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Celebrate 50 Years Of American History On Everest With The Himalayan Stove Project

Without a doubt, 1963 was an incredibly important year in terms of American history on Everest. On May 1 of that year, Jim Whittaker made the first successful summit of the mountain by an American and three weeks later he was joined … Continue reading

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All-Female Rowing Team To Cross Pacific In 2013

A four-woman rowing team is gearing up to take on the Pacific Ocean next summer. The crew, which consists of Annabel Hancock, Laura Penhaul, Becky Scott and Wendy Hilton, intend to set out on their three-stage crossing next June, departing … Continue reading

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Swisse Mark Webber Tasmania Challenge Adventure Race Begins Wednesday

The 2012 adventure racing season isn’t finished quite yet. On Wednesday of this week, the Swisse Mark Webber Tasmania  Challenge will get underway, pitting some of the best endurance athletes in the world against one another on five-day stage race … Continue reading

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Journey Bar Puts The Savory Back Into The Nutrition Bars

I have tasted the future of energy bars and they are most certainly savory. I recently had the good fortune of trying some samples of a new nutrition bar that were sent my way for tasting. They’re called Journey Bars and … Continue reading

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Paddler Makes First (Illegal) Descent Of Italy’s Marmore Falls

EpicTV posted an interesting story today that has me a bit conflicted. The article talks about the first descent of Marmore Falls in Italy by kayaker Dario Vanacore and even features some impressive photos from the stunt. The falls, which … Continue reading

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