Trekking poles
10 Jun 2017

Eight Overlooked Essentials Every Thru-Hiker And Backpacker Should Carry

Telling a thru-hiker, die-hard backpacker what they should or should not carry is rarely advisable. Chances are, they will not look favorably upon any attempt to deprive them of something they’ve already spent days, maybe weeks in their own heads pondering whether or not to add, remove from their already

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Lost beginner climber
01 Jun 2017

Nine Common Beginner Climbing and Mountaineering Mistakes To Avoid

Whatever pursuits we turn our hands to in life, as beginners the chances of making mistakes are exceedingly high. Climbing and mountaineering are no exception to this rule, only the potential consequences of our errors in either of these high-risk activities are considerably more severe than in most others. While

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Mountaineering Gear Guide
31 May 2017

The Perfect Gear Guide for Summiting The Matterhorn

The Matterhorn. Just say the name and your mind is likely to conjure all sorts of tales from its treasury of climbing mythology – accompanied, no doubt, by an image of what might just be the most iconic mountain in the world. Skewering the Valais and Valtournenche skyline with its

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20 Nov 2016

Watch School Bus Filled With Children Escape Near Disaster

“Safe” is not a word you’d use to describe most Russian drivers. YouTube is absolutely filled with frightening Russian driver videos, showing everything from road rage, to epic accidents. So it’s not really surprising that a Russian school bus driver would attempt to cross a washed out bridge during a

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WinterSurvivalcover
20 Nov 2016

The Ultimate Winter Survival Pack

For generations, mankind has fought the elements and has learned to thrive in some of the harshest conditions thinkable. But even after all of the advances we’ve made in taming our environment, we still find ourselves dedicating our weekends to getting lost in the outdoors. Regardless of whether you’re an

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ziplinecar
01 Aug 2016

How-To Zipline Your Car Across a River

So what do you do when you’ve got a river running through a deep gorge, and no bridge in sight? If you were normal, you would probably drive up and down the river until you find a bridge, or at least a shallow crossing you might be able to fjord.

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04 Jun 2016

Grizzly Bear Charges Two Mountain Bikers In Canada

Grizzly Bear attacks are extremely rare and it’s highly unlikely you will ever be charged by one much less catch it on camera. But, that’s exactly what happened to two mountain bikers riding on a trail at the Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. The Grizzly in the below video

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SinkingTractor
03 Mar 2016

Driver Of Submerged Tractor Refuses To Give Up

Rural Russia is an interesting place. The scenery is beautiful, the roads are crap, and the snow is deep. To conquer their massive patch of planet, the Soviets had to create an armada of monster machines, like the Kirovets K-700. This articulating 4×4 tractor is unbelievably capable. The K700 driver

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CarcrossingRiver
31 Jan 2016

Epic River Crossing By Four-Wheel Drive Toyota Land Cruiser

You probably already know that “Australian Rules” means no rules but it can also mean ignoring conventional wisdom. For most off-roaders, a deep river with an obvious current means searching the river bank for an easier place to ford where you might not drown in the attempt. However, using the

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