Monthly Archives: May 2015

California Bound!

As we head into a long three-day weekend here in the U.S., I wanted to share a few plans of my own. Tomorrow I’ll jet off to California to spend a few days with friends and family before heading off … Continue reading

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Video: Nat Geo Drone Footage of Egyptian Pyramids

You’ll have to forgive me for being a bit Egypt-obsessed at the moment. Since returning from the country a few weeks back, I’ve been thinking about it a lot, and writing about my experiences there. This video of course caught … Continue reading

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Video: Patagonia Dreamin’ – Climbing the Torre Massif

This short film takes us to Argentina with climbers Jason Kruk and Marc-Andre Leclerc as they take on the legendary Torre Massif in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The 8-minute documentary feature some fantastic climbing, as … Continue reading

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Dean Potter Remembered

The loss of climbing and BASE jumping legend Dean Potter has obviously hit the outdoor and adventure community very hard. His death in Yosemite over the weekend while BASE jumping with Graham Hunt has left many stunned and in mourning. … Continue reading

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Video: A Profile of Dean Potter

You’re likely to see a lot of videos featuring Dean Potter in the days ahead. His tragic death is going to leave the climbing community in state of mourning for some time. This video is a profile of Dean, and … Continue reading

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Video: The Peak – A Visual Tribute to the Matterhorn

The Matterhorn stands 4478 meters (14,692 ft) in height, and is one of the most iconic mountains in the entire world. Its distinctive look has served as an inspiration for adventure for centuries, and even though it was first climbed … Continue reading

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Video: Cycling Filmmakers Want to Hear Your Story

This clever and entertain video outlines the plans of two cycling filmmakers who are about to hit the road in search of great stories to tell. In fact, if you have a great story to share, they want to hear … Continue reading

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Gear Closet: Granite Gear Cross-Trek Travel Duffel

Years ago I came to the conclusion that when I traveled I prefer to carry a backpack. I found the ability to just throw my bag over my shoulder and go was incredibly liberating, and since I don’t particularly like … Continue reading

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Video: “Jetmen” Make Dramatic Flight Over Dubai

We’ve featured “Jetman” Yves Rossy, and his impressive looking jetpack, here on the Adventure Blog before. But now he’s back, and he’s brought a friend along for the ride. In this video, Rossy is joined by his protege Hetman Vince … Continue reading

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Nepal Update: U.S. Helicopter Goes Missing

The news out of Nepal continues to be sobering today as the country struggles to recover from a second major earthquake that brought widespread damage once again yesterday. Meanwhile, a U.S. aid helicopter has gone missing as well, with eight … Continue reading

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