Island of Adventure Offers New Off-Road Thrills

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 … Read more

Wallet Lost in Antarctica 53 Years Ago Returned to Owner

lost wallet antarctica

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

2020 Was Tied for the Hottest Year on Record

Hottest Year

For many of us, 2020 was without a doubt the worst year that we can remember. After all, a global pandemic forced us to stay close to home, cancelled countless projects and events, and claimed the lives of more than 2 million people worldwide. Add in political unrest, racial tensions, an economic meltdown, and an … Read more

Triumph and Tragedy on K2 as First Winter Ascent is Achieved

Still Stalled on Nanga Parbat

The last great mountaineering challenge has been achieved (Triumph and Tragedy). Late in the afternoon local time today in Pakistan, a team of Nepali climbers reached the summit of K2 during the winter for the very first time. Their successful ascent brings a close to years of struggle on the world’s second highest mountain, which … Read more

Greenland Set to Have World’s First Sustainable Capital

Worlds First Sustainable Capital

Worlds First Sustainable Capital: Nuuk, the world’s most northernmost capital may not ring a bell for most people. It garnered the attention of moviegoers in 2013 as it featured in the Ben Stiller blockbuster The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Now, the city is being put back on the map in a way that would … Read more

Winter Expeditions Make Steady Progress on K2

Winter Expeditions

Winter Expeditions The winter climbing season on K2 has only just gotten underway, but already the teams on the mountain are making steady progress. Most climbers arrived in Base Camp before Christmas and celebrated the holidays acclimatizing and shuttling gear to the higher camps amidst good weather. But anyone who knows anything about climbing in … Read more

The Coronavirus has Spread All the Way to Antarctica

Coronavirus

About one year ago, we first started hearing rumors of a strange new virus that was spreading across parts of China. News reports indicated that doctors in Wuhan’s city were struggling to contain a particularly virulent strain of this new disease, which was infecting people at an alarming rate. We didn’t know it then, but … Read more