New Polar Expedition Classification Scheme Looks to Define Cold Adventures

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For decades adventurers and explorers have routinely found themselves at odds with one another over how to best define their individual achievements. Significant accomplishments are generally put under a microscope to see if they can survive the intense scrutiny of the adventure community, where even the choice of specific words used to describe an expedition … Read more

Nepal to Reopen Everest for Spring 2021 Despite Ongoing Pandemic

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In March of 2020, the rapidly-spreading coronavirus brought the world to an abrupt halt. The global pandemic caused most countries to institute strict lockdowns, with many closing their borders in an attempt to prevent the spread of the disease. Forced to confront the growing threat from COVID-19, the world’s economy came to a standstill, international … Read more

Nepali Army to Clean Trash on Everest, 5 Other Peaks

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Clean Trash on Everest In recent years, there have been two persistent stories concerning Mt. Everest that the mainstream press have shared on an an annual basis. The first of those stories is just how crowded the mountain has become, while the other centers on the amount of trash that has accumulated on the Himalayan … Read more

21-Year Old Briton Becomes Youngest Woman to Row the Atlantic

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Youngest Woman Back in late December, the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge got underway in the Canary Islands. The annual race pits a few dozen hardy and adventurous souls against one another in a race that requires strength, stamina, and plenty of determination. Participants must face hundreds of miles of open ocean, unpredictable weather, tumultuous seas, … Read more

Osprey Poco Plus Review

Osprey Poco Plus

Osprey Poco Plus Review Being a parent for many means sacrificing your hobbies entirely and dedicating all of your time to activities that other people tell you are in your child’s best interests. Those of us with adventure always in the back of our mind and wanderlust in our hearts have other ideas. Does having … Read more

Island of Adventure Offers New Off-Road Thrills

OFF-ROAD THRILLS

The UK is one of the world’s best countries to live in or visit if the great outdoors is a personal priority. Local authorities and government take great pride in preserving the countryside while encouraging locals and tourists to enjoy what it offers. Walkers and cyclists are spoilt with thousands of public footpaths which sprawl … Read more

Wallet Lost in Antarctica 53 Years Ago Returned to Owner

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If you’ve ever lost wallet Antarctica , only to have it returned to you through the kindness of strangers, you’ve probably come to understand what true gratitude is. After all, our wallets not only carry our cash—something that is increasingly rare these days—but also important items such as our drivers license, credit/debit cards, voter registration … Read more