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

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

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

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

What’s Hot In Adventure Travel?

The Travel Industry Wire posted this article a few days back in which they predict where the major trends in adventure travel will go this year. Among the things to look for include overland travel in Africa via trucks, travel to the untouched-by-tourist areas of Eastern Europe, trips to the jewel of South America, Argentina, … Read more

Into the Night

Borge Ousland and Mike Horn, two well known solo explorers, have joined forces and are currently attempting to complete a polar expedition to the North Pole during the Winter, when that area of the World is in complete darkness for 24 hours a day. It’ll be the first time that such a trek was successful, … Read more

Mystery on Nanga Parbat

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Mystery on Nanga Parbat: Reinhold Messner is considered a legend in the climbing community. Many consider him to be the greatest mountain climber ever, and his resume is indeed impressive. He was the first man to climb all fourteen 8000 meter peaks, and he did it without the use of supplemental oxygen. He is known … Read more