Monthly Archives: September 2013

Video: The Colors of Autumn

Now that autumn is officially here we can all take a bit of time to breathe in the fresh, crisp air and enjoy the lovely colors of the season. The leaves may not be turning crimson and orange just yet, … Continue reading

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Introducing OutdoorX4!

I wanted to kick off the day today by introducing readers to a new project that I’ll be collaborating on in the months ahead. It’s called OutdoorX4 and it is a website and magazine that will be available both digitally … Continue reading

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Adventure Tech: New Options For Hammerhead Bike Navigator

Remember the Hammerhead bike navigation system that I wrote about last week? It’s the handlebar-mounted electronic device that when paired with your smartphone via Bluetooth will give visual clues on how to navigate through a route by using integrated LED … Continue reading

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Gear Closet: Balega Running Socks For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to show their support for for the event sock maker Balega is launching a line of socks to help in those efforts. Those socks come in the traditional pink … Continue reading

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Himalaya Fall 2013: No Summits on Shisha, Waiting For News Elsewhere

The waiting game continues in the Himalaya where we know that summit pushes are underway amidst good weather. But the forecast calls for a change starting tomorrow, with snow and high winds predicted. That means that teams are on the … Continue reading

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Himalaya Fall 2013: Weather Window Opens Across The Himalaya, Summits In Sight

As noted yesterday, the first real summit push of the fall Himalayan climbing season is now underway and we wait anxiously for word on the whereabouts of the numerous teams that are currently on the move. The weather forecast across … Continue reading

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Adventure Tech: Microsoft Surface Pro 2

When I reviewed the Surface Pro tablet from Microsoft last month I lauded it for being a lightweight and compact device that didn’t compromise performance. It is, for all intents and purposes, a full-powered touchscreen laptop in tablet form. I … Continue reading

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Antarctic Explorers Ready To Follow In Scott’s Footsteps

British explorers Ben Saunders and Tarka L’Herpiniere are in the final stages of preparation for what promises to be the expedition of a lifetime. The two veteran adventurers are now just a few short weeks away from launching the Scott … Continue reading

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Himalaya 2013: Ueli Steck Back In The Himalaya, Attempting Annapurna

Here’s a story that I didn’t expect to be writing. Ueli Steck, the amazing Swiss mountaineer who has put together some of the most impressive climbs in the Alps and Himalaya in recent memory is back in Nepal this fall … Continue reading

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Himalaya 2013: Ueli Steck Back In The Himalaya, Attempting Annapurna

Here’s a story that I didn’t expect to be writing. Ueli Steck, the amazing Swiss mountaineer who has put together some of the most impressive climbs in the Alps and Himalaya in recent memory is back in Nepal this fall … Continue reading

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