Monthly Archives: April 2014

Hiking The Caminito del Rey: Spain’s Most Dangerous Trail

My friend Matthew Karsten recently had the opportunity to hike the Caminito del Rey, a notoriously dangerous trail located in Andalucia, Spain. The trail was originally built over a century ago to grant works building a new dam in the … Continue reading

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Video: TravelSmith Travel Tip #17 – Adding More Pages To Your Passport

Here’s a handy travel tip from our friend Richard Bangs that I’m sure more than a few of us have wondered about. If you’re a frequent traveler, you know doubt like to collect stamps in your passport. But what happens … Continue reading

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Everest Update II: Discovery Channel Making Documentary On Avalanche

A few days back, it was reported that the Discovery Channel had scrapped plans to film Joby Ogwyn’s attempt to summit Everest, then jump from the top in a wingsuit. At the time, they said it was out of respect … Continue reading

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Expedition 1000 Update: Atacama Whike Crossing Complete!

The latest leg of Dave Cornthwaite’s Expedition 1000 project is complete. You may recall, Dave, and his two traveling companions,  Ned Aufenhast, and Jamie Fulbrook, set out from Santiago, Chile a few weeks back with the intention of crossing the … Continue reading

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Video: Mountain Biking An Abandoned Railway In Argentina

Here’s a mountain biking video that straddles the line with looking incredibly fun, and incredibly crazy at the same time. It follows a team of riders as they explore an old railway that has been abandoned for nearly 20 years. … Continue reading

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Everest 2014: Adventure Consultants Cancel Expedition, Will Others Follow?

Climbing operations on the South Side of Everest have been shut down since the tragic accident that claimed the lives of 16 Sherpa last Friday. During that period, the mountaineering community there has been mourning the loss of their friends … Continue reading

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67-Year Old Kayaker Completes Atlantic Crossing

Polish kayaker Aleksander “Olek” Doba completed an epic paddling expedition this weekend when he reached the coastline of Florida. The 67-year old Doba wrapped up a 6000-mile (9656 km) long journey that carried him solo across the Atlantic Ocean in … Continue reading

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Himalaya 2014: Progress Reports From Other Mountains

While hearts are heavy with the news from Everest today, climbers on other peaks have been checking in with progress reports as well. Much like the teams on the Big Hill, they are mostly just getting underway, and starting their … Continue reading

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Video: Alaska In Full Technicolor

We’ll round out the week with this beautiful video, which is a timelapse taken in Alaska, and capturing the night sky in all of its glory. Simple, beautiful, and breathtaking. Technicolour Alaska from Alexis Coram on Vimeo. Source: http://theadventureblog.blogspot.com/feeds/8713014152193017327/comments/default

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Video: The Green Mansions Of The Amazon

The Amazon is an amazing place that few of us ever get the opportunity to see. It is an incredibly diverse biosphere unlike any on our planet, and quite frankly it is an awe inspiring place that I’ve been fortunate … Continue reading

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