Kayaking the Yangtze River

Kayaking the Yangtze River

I haven’t posted many kayaking stories of late, even though I’ve spent most weekends over the past two months on the water myself. Canoe & Kayak Magazine has a great article from their current issue on Kayaking the Yangtze River. Along the way, they saw amazing canyons, glorious whitewater, and amazing beaches. They also saw … Read more

Reifenstuhl Wins Iditabike

Dirtworld.com, a site which specializes in new on the mountian biking scene, is reporting that Rocky Reifenstuhl has one the 2006 Iditabike. He completed the 350 mile race, held between Knick and McGrath Alaska, in 4 days and 7 hours. Oh, and in temperatures reaching -40 degrees F. I wrote about the Iditarod several weeks … Read more

Epic Canoe Trip: Minnesota to the Arctic Ocean!

Canoe & Kayak Magazine brings us this amazing story about two brothers who decided to canoe from Minnesota to the arctic Ocean, crossing Canada in the process. The two put in at the Lake of the Woods and proceeded to canoe for 121 days before reaching their final destination. It’s a short, but interesting read. … Read more

Speed Hiking the Triple Crown!

Speed Hiking the Triple

Adventure is on a roll lately(Speed Hiking), now offering up this article that profiles speed hiker Matthew Hazley, who recently hiked the Pacific Crest, Continental Divide, and Appalachian Trails, one right after the other, in one hiking season. That’s 7525 miles for anyone scoring at home. In 239 days no less. Impressive. Most impressive. The … Read more

Jeremy Piven’s Journey of a Lifetime

Jeremy Piven's Journey of a Lifetime

Tonight on the Travel Channel, a cool new special will debut called Journey of a Lifetime with Jeremy Piven. The show follows actor Piven as he explores India in a spiritual and cultural awakening. At the beginning of the show, Piven states that he has always wanted to travel to India, so much so that … Read more

North Face 2006 Expeditions

The North Face, a long time expedition sponsor and well known equipment manufacturer, has released their 2006 Expeditions list. You will also find lists of previous expeditions on the same page as well. Included on the list are such awe inspiring adventures as Peak Bagging in Bolivia, exploring the Ancient Caves of the Kingdom of … Read more

Whitewater in Iran?

Who would have ever thought that you could actually run whitewater in Iran? Certainly I had no idea, at least not until I came across this cool article over at the Canoe & Kayak Magazine website. The accompanying photos look amazing, and the story is really interesting starting with the author getting her visa to … Read more

Climbing Kilimanjaro

A Starry Night of Mt.Kilimanjaro

I saw this article from MSNBC earlier today while reading the latest posts over at Gadling. Essentially, it’s the story of one man planning to climb Kilimanjaro after watching an IMAX movie. The article offers a little background on the climb and day by day, synopsis of his trip. For those that don’t know, Kili … Read more

Trails.com Rates The Top 100

Trails.com ,an online database of North American outdoor routes, has released their annual list of Top 100 Trails. This excellent list has been compiled by analyzing over 10 million “votes” on the Trails.com website over the past year. The site contains over 30,000 entries, making it a great one-stop resource for finding a trail near … Read more

Thoughts on Grizzly Man

Thoughts on Grizzly Man

So, I finally had a chance to watch Grizzly Man over the weekend. You might recall that it’s the critically acclaimed documentary by Warner Herzog that has gotten a lot of press over the past year or so. The film, which is nominated for an Oscar, tells the true story of Timothy Treadwell, the man … Read more