Monthly Archives: January 2014

Gear Closet: Cocoon Merino Wool Mummy Liner

A good sleeping bag liner is one of the most useful pieces of gear that you can have in your gear closet. Not only does it allow you to add extra warmth to your bag, but it’ll do so without … Continue reading

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Video: Dave Cornthwaite’s Expedition 1000 Project

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’ve no doubt seen me mention Dave Cornthwaite and his Expedition 1000 project on more than one occasion. The concept is a simple one: Dave wants to undertake a … Continue reading

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Walking The Nile Update: Into Uganda

It has been awhile since we checked in with Levison Wood, the British explorer who is walking the length of the Nile River in Africa. The journey began back on December 3rd, and Wood has been making steady progress through … Continue reading

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Understanding the Role of Phonics in Reading

Phonics are an important part of kids learning to read. Fortunately, there are some great tools that can help you teach this essential skill to your children. ClickN KIDS (www.ClickNKids.com) specializes in interactive phonics and spelling programs and software for … Continue reading

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Winter Climbs 2014: Patience and Perseverence On Nanga Parbat

As is always the case with a big winter climb, the teams on Nanga Parbat have had to use patience and perseverance so far. The weather dictates when they can move and when they must take shelter, and while conditions … Continue reading

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Win An “Expedition” To Brazil

Ever wanted to visit Brazil? If so, the very tasty Fogo de Chão restaurant has you covered. The company is giving away a trip to your choice of four destinations within the country, which is sure to be abuzz with World … Continue reading

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Video: Climbing and BASE Jumping in the Cirque of the Unclimbables

The Cirque of the Unclimbables is a region of impressive rock towers located in Canada’s Northwest Territories, where climbers and BASE Jumpers Tim Emmett and Sean Leary went to try their luck on a peak known as the Lotus Flower … Continue reading

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Try a ClickN READ Phonics Sample Lessons

With hundreds of reading and phonics programs on the market, it can be difficult to do the necessary research to find one that will work for your child; in addition, it’s important that your student enjoy the curriculum and activities. … Continue reading

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Video: Aerial Shots From The Okavango Delta

One of my dream destinations that I haven’t gotten the chance to visit just yet is the Okavango Delta in Botswana. The video below was shot in that amazing place using just a GoPro Hero3 camera mounted on a DJI … Continue reading

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About the Looney Tunes ClickN READ Phonics Lesson

  With so many options available to help your child learn to read, how do you know you’re choosing the right product? Looney Tunes ClickN READ Phonics offers complete sample lessons – an easy way to find out in advance … Continue reading

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