Category Archives: OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Video: Skiing 2.5 Million Vertical Feet in a Year

This short documentary takes us on a globe-spanning quest with skier Aaron Rice who has set a goal for himself to ski 2.5 million human-powered vertical feet in a single year. To accomplish this goal, he’ll need to ski more than 330 days, which means he’ll be chasing snow in different regions of the world. This turns this endeavor into quite a grind for both body and mind, leaving little room for…

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Video: GoPro’s 2017 Year in Review

With about two weeks to go until we say goodbye to 2017, it is time to look back on the year that has passed and reflect on all of the amazing, wild, and down-right crazy things that have gone down. GoPro is doing that in video form, offering up a short, but spectacular, year in review clip for our enjoyment. There are truly some fantastic shots in this compilation vid, which is a nice reminder…

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Video: The Rhythms of Peru

For many people, the first thought that comes to mind when you think of Peru is Machu Picchu, the mountaintop fortress that was built by the Inca. That place is indeed spectacular, but the country has so much more to offer. From snowcapped peaks in the Andes to the Amazon Basin, Peru is a country filled with opportunities for adventure. In this video, we travel there to get a look at these places…

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Video: To the South Pole with the Energy Challenge Team

I’ve written about Rob and Barney Swan a couple of times during the current Antarctic expedition season, but this video does a good jog of sharing their story. This father and son team are skiing to the South Pole to help raise awareness of renewable and clean energy sources. But in this clip, it’s more about the relationship between the two men, who are spending weeks out on the ice together on…

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Video: Climate 101 – Nat Geo Educates Us on Glaciers

There as been a lot of talk all year long about the collapse of the ice shelfs in Antarctica and the impact that will have on the glaciers there. This phenomenon has the potential to have long and lasting consequences for hundreds of millions of people around the globe, but just what does this mean for climate change? In this video, National Geographic provides some insight into what is happening…

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Video: Start Your Impossible – The Inspiring Story of a Man Who Climbed Everest Without Arms

This video comes our way as part of a new campaign from Toyota that invites us to #startyourimpossible. It is the inspiring story of Sudarshan Gautam, who lost both of his arms in an electrical accident in Nepal, but then went on to become the first person to climb Everest without arms. Just a little something to think about as we headed into the weekend.

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Video: Let the Tiger Go – Saving Wild Tigers in Sumatra

The once thriving population of tigers in Sumatra have raced to the edge of extinction. These magnificent big cats have been hunted by poachers, who sell their skins and bones on the black market, where they remain in high demand. That has caused the Sumatran tiger population to fall to under 400 animals remaining in the wild. In this short documentary, we’ll travel to Sumatra to see the team…

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Video: Wild and Wonderful – Deepwater Soloing Documentary

This video is the full 13+ minute award-winning documentary about PsicoRoc 2016, America’s first deep water soloing climbing competition to take place on real stone. It is filled with stunning footage of climbers who took part in the competition, which was a groundbreaking event for sure. The clip also includes an amazing tribute to Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins, who won the female…

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Video: Kilian Jornet Trains in the Northern Lights

We’ve been getting a steady stream of videos featuring Kilian Jornet recently, all of which have been outstanding. This one is fantastic as well, taking us once again to Norway where we join the Spanish mountain runner on a night training session with the Aurora Borealis gleaming overhead.

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Video: Equal Footing – Redefining the Role of Women Climbers in the Wilderness

Head into the Wyoming wilderness with climbers Kim Havell and Julia Heemstra with this beautiful short film that comes our way courtesy of Osprey Packs. The video not only shows us two capable and experienced alpinists in their element, but gives us a glimpse of how female climbers approach the sport in a different way from their male counterparts. Along the way, the women reflect on their…

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