Monthly Archives: May 2013

Has Amelia Earhart’s Plane Finally Been Found?

A team of researchers say they believe that they have found the remains of Amelia Earhart’s missing Lockheed Electra aircraft, which went down somewhere over the Pacific in 1937 as she attempted a round-the-world flight. The group says that a … Continue reading

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The Rest of Everest Episode 189: Practice Makes Perfect

This week on The Rest of Everest we head back to Broad Peak, where the team is now in Base Camp and working on some all important skills before they begin heading up the mountain. While of course everyone is … Continue reading

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Everest 2013: The Lonely Mountain

Since I last posted an update on the Everest climbing season, nearly everyone has departed the mountain. Most of the Sherpa teams have now descended, carrying gear, supplies and garbage back to Base Camp, where it will be packed, secured … Continue reading

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Adventure Tech: Caterpillar Introduces Rugged Smartphone

There is no question that we outdoor enthusiasts can be a bit tough on our gear. Most of the items we use are designed to be rugged enough to withstand the punishment we put out, but some things are just … Continue reading

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Video: A Life Well Lived With Jim Whittaker

Fifty years ago Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Everest, helping to lead the way on that legendary 1963 expedition. Today, he still has things he can teach us about how to live life and approach each day. … Continue reading

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MountainFilm Festival Begins Friday In Telluride

One of the most popular and well known adventure film festivals in the world will kick off on Friday when the 35th annual MountainFilm Festival gets under way in Telluride, Colorado. As usual, the fest will be four days packed … Continue reading

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Video: High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 – A Film About The First American Expedition To Everest

If you still haven’t had your fill of Everest this season then you’ll certainly want to check out the trailer for the film High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 which will be premiering at the MountainFilm Festival in Telluride in the … Continue reading

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Himalaya 2013: Kenton Cool Goes For Triple Header, Climbers Make Summit Bids

While everyone was obviously focused on Everest this past weekend as the big push truly got underway, there was plenty of action elsewhere in the Himalaya as well. Numerous teams are now on the move and have set their sights … Continue reading

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Video: Mountaineer Dan Hughes Conducts First Video Call From Everest Summit

On Sunday, Dan Hughes climbed to the summit of Everest with the Jagged Globe team where he proceeded to make history by making the first video call from the top of world’s highest mountain. Dan used an HTC One, connected … Continue reading

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Himalaya 2013: Teams On The Move!

Just as the teams on Everest are on the move today to take advantage of the shifting weather patterns across the Himalaya, the climbers on other mountains in the region are hoping to make their summit bids as well. Many … Continue reading

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