Another British Polar Explorer to Attempt Solo Antarctic Traverse

Another British polar explorer will attempt a solo, unassisted traverse of Antarctica later this year. Veteran adventurer Lou Rudd has announced his plans to follow in the footsteps of Henry Worsley by setting out to cover more than 1770 km (1100 miles) across the Antarctic continent. Rudd has vowed to complete the job that his … Read more

Climbers Set New Speed Record on The Nose in Yosemite

Two climbers have set a new speed record for climbing the most iconic route on El Capitan in Yosemite. This past weekend, Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds took on The Nose, and managed to put up an impressive new time for the 2900-foot (884 meter) rock face, completing the ascent in a blistering pace and finishing … Read more

Massive Iceberg Finally Breaks Off of Antarctica

We’ve been talking about the possibilities for months now, but it has finally happened. A massive section of the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica has broken off and plunged into the sea, creating one of the largest icebergs ever recorded. According to reports, the giant chunk of ice weighs in at about one trillion … Read more

London2London via the World Update: Sarah Outen Nears Half-Way Point of Atlantic Crossing

The last time we checked in with Sarah Outen, she had just wrapped up her crossing of North America on a bike, and was enjoying some time in New York City. That was back in the spring, and since then she has pedaled her way north back into Canada, and more importantly launched the final … Read more