Monthly Archives: January 2013

Video: Mountain Rescue Explained AT FEAT

Ever wondered just how mountain rescue operations are conducted? At a recent edition of FEAT (Fascinating Expedition and Adventure Talks) held in Johannesburg, mountain rescue guide and instructor Rob Thomas shared some very insightful and interesting behind the scenes information … Continue reading

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Everest Icefall Doctor Ang Nima Sherpa Passes Away

I’d be remiss if I didn’t post the news that renowned Everest Icefall Doctor Ang Nima Sherpa has passed away. According to a statement posted on the Asian Trekking website, he died in his home village of Pangboche on January … Continue reading

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Video: Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies

Mountains in Motion is a short film that managed to garner more than its fair share of awards last year, and with good reason. It is a beautiful piece of work that incorporates time-lapse photography to show the changes that … Continue reading

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101-Year Old Marathoner To Retire From Competition

Here’s a little inspiration for the runners out there. 101-year old runner Fauja Singh has announced that he will retire from competitive marathons following one last run. He intends to take to the streets at the Hong Kong Marathon on … Continue reading

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Video: Two Days Of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

Yesterday I shared a couple of Outdoor Retailer Winter Market round-ups that gave us a sneak-peek at some of the gear we can expect to find on store shelves later in the year. But the team over at Off Yonder … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2012: Richard Parks Back In Punta, Season Officially Done!

There isn’t a whole lot to report on the Antarctic season which has now officially wrapped up for another year. Last week I reported that that Richard Parks had pulled the plug on his expedition when it became abundantly clear that … Continue reading

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Unbranded: A 3000-Mile Journey Through The American West On Horseback

A lot of people don’t realize it, but the American west still has herds of wild horses that inhabit portions of the country. It is estimated that about 37,000 of the animals still roam the west today and these strong, … Continue reading

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Adventure Tech: Yet Another Action Cam Hits The Market

If you thought that the action cam market couldn’t possibly get any more crowded, you would be wrong. Earlier this week, Swann Security threw their hat into the ring by introducing their new Bolt HD wearable camera, a competent looking … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2012: And Then There Was One…

The Antarctic season is all but wrapped up now, with just one lone skier still out on the ice. It has been another long season with plenty of trials and tribulations for the explorers and climbers who ventured to the … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2012: And Then There Was None!

I don’t typically post back-to-back Antarctic updates, but considering the nature of this announcement and the fact that it came not long after I finished writing my last post, I decided it was best to just go ahead and get … Continue reading

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