Monthly Archives: February 2013

Video: Life In Broad Peak Base Camp

For the past week and a half the Polish team on Broad Peak has been stuck in Base Camp, waiting for an opportunity to go back up the mountain. The weather has been less than favorable, so while they waited … Continue reading

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Winter Climbs 2013: What A Difference A Day Makes On Broad Peak!

Yesterday I posted an update from Broad Peak that was mostly doom and gloom for the Polish team waiting to make their summit attempt there. At that time the weather forecasts indicated a prolonged period of high winds and snow … Continue reading

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Gear Closet: Keen Verdi Mid WP Hiking Boots

Comfortable, lightweight, durable and affordable. That seems to be the formula that Keen follows when designing their hiking boots, and over the years they’ve managed to work that formula into a fine art. Their boots have always been the perfect … Continue reading

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The Adventure Journal Lists 50 Things About Everest For 50th Anniversary Celebration

As I’ve mentioned a few times already this year, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the first American summit of Everest by Jim Whittaker. Yesterday we had the privilege of hearing about how Everest has changed in the past half-century … Continue reading

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes Pulls Out Of Antarctic-Crossing After Contracting Frostbite

One of the biggest upcoming expeditions that I have been anticipating is the first-ever winter crossing of Antarctica led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. The 3200km (2000 mile) journey would test even the heartiest of explorers, exposing them to temperatures as … Continue reading

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Video: Walk On Water – The Greg Mallory Story

18-years ago a skiing accident left Greg Mallory paralyzed from the waist down. For most of us, that would be a life-altering event that would probably end our ability to enjoy the outdoors, but Greg turned to kayaking to continue … Continue reading

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Video: First Ever Footage Of Baby Tigers In The Wild

Tigers are notoriously reclusive cats that have gotten rarer as their species has continued to shrink in numbers. But recently the BBC was able to capture the first ever footage of a mother tiger with her cubs in the wild. … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Set To Sail The Pacific In Search Of Adventure And “Guapo”

I have to admit, I have a soft spot for expeditions that plan to set off in search of nebulous adventures. The kind that don’t have a lot of concrete goals per se, but are just looking for adventure in … Continue reading

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Adventure Tech: Google’s Project Glass

One of the expected next big things in terms of tech gadgets is wearable technology. Smartwatches are starting to get a lot of buzz, especially since Apple is rumored to be making one, and Google’s Project Glass has been building … Continue reading

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Winter Climbs 2013: Summit Push Underway On Broad Peak

It was a very busy and active weekend on Broad Peak where the Polish team has launched their summit bids amidst forecasts of better weather ahead. As is typical with this squad, they have been taking a methodical and focused … Continue reading

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