Monthly Archives: February 2015

Controversy Brewing Over Alleged South Pole Speed Record

There seems to be some controversy brewing over an alleged speed record for skiing to the South Pole. ExWeb is reporting that adventurer Martin Szwed has made claims to various media outlets saying that he broke the speed record for … Continue reading

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The Adventure Blog on Hiatus, Heading to Kilimanjaro!

Just a quick note to round out the week to let everyone know that The Adventure Blog will be going on hiatus for a couple of weeks. Tomorrow I’ll catch a flight to Tanzania, where I’ll be returning to Kilimanjaro, … Continue reading

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Video: 50 Great Things About Northwest Rivers From a Kid’s Perspective

A few days back American Rivers, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the waterways of the U.S., released this great video. It features a young man by the name of Parker who shares his 50 favorite things about the rivers of … Continue reading

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Video: Mountain Biking the Blue Derby Trail in Tasmania

If this video is any indication, the sleepy little town of Derby – located in Tasmania, Australia – is about to see an influx of visitors. In recent months, trail builders have been working hard to complete the first set … Continue reading

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Prominent Mountaineers Making Plans For Spring Himalayan Expeditions

The winter climbing season is still in full swing, but already some of the more prominent mountaineers are looking ahead to the spring season in the Himalaya, which will once again be a busy one. Everest will of course be … Continue reading

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Video: I Lived in Aconcagua

While back I posted a video from filmmaker Guido Patrignani in which he trekked through the Himalaya while Counting Stars. Now, he’s back with another fun video, this time taking us on a hike up Aconcagua, the tallest mountain in … Continue reading

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Video: Bouldering in Swaziland

South Africa is an amazing country for climbers, and over the past decade or so has become well known for its bouldering too. Apparently that reputation extends into nearby Swaziland as well, as this video takes us there to show … Continue reading

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Video: Ingress – Transitions in Joshua Tree

This short, but very beautiful, video was shot in Joshua Tree National Park and features some stunning transitions from various time periods throughout the day. The movement of shadows and light across the landscapes are wonderfully displayed in timelapse, giving … Continue reading

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Dutch Adventurer to Ski 1200 Miles Across Canada

Over the past three years, Dutch adventurer Yuri Klaver has been working on an epic project that he calls his Arctic Venture. The idea of this expedition it to travel under his own power from Nome, Alaska to Greenland on foot, skis, and … Continue reading

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Dutch Adventurer to Ski 1200 Miles Across Canada

Over the past three years, Dutch adventurer Yuri Klaver has been working on an epic project that he calls his Arctic Venture. The idea of this expedition it to travel under his own power from Nome, Alaska to Greenland on foot, skis, and … Continue reading

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