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Victoria Clark Interview

Victoria Clark Interview

  Victoria Clark, a Seattle local, has been invited to compete on the US Team at the IFSC World Championships in Arco, Italy later this[Read More…]

by August 31, 2015 0 comments Community
Mississippi River paddle record set by 80-year-old adventurer. Source: canoekayak.com

Mississippi River Paddle Record Set by 80-Year-Old Adventurer

Adventurer Dale Sanders, 80, from Logan County, Kentucky, survived snow, stifling heat, long days, torrential downpours, and even a numb butt to become the oldest[Read More…]

by August 19, 2015 0 comments Community
Must See Outdoor Films for 2015

Must See Outdoor Films for 2015

Must See Outdoor Films for 2015 A Walk in the Woods’ (2015): Robert Redford, Nick Nolte Robert Redford teams up with Nick Nolte to conquer[Read More…]

by August 18, 2015 0 comments Fireside
New cliff diving world record set in Switzerland by Laso Schaller, world class canyon guide. Koreus.com

New Cliff Diving World Record Set in Switzerland

First, who knew they did cliff jumping in Switzerland? Regardless, on August 4, 2015 roguish Brazilian-born, Swiss-raised canyoneering phenom 27-year-old Laso Schaller set the world[Read More…]

by August 18, 2015 0 comments Community
An outbreak of human plague has closed several campgrounds at Yosemite National Park and infected one Los Angeles child.  Source: roflzoo.com

Yosemite Squirrels Have Human Plague

Yes, it is 2015 and we are talking about a human plague outbreak at Yosemite. The California Department of Public Health and Yosemite National Park[Read More…]

by August 18, 2015 0 comments Community
Foot Care For Hikers

Foot Care For Hikers

Every mode of transportation requires regularly scheduled maintenance. Why should a hiker’s feet be any different? Let’s take a quick peek at the moving parts[Read More…]

by August 13, 2015 0 comments Community, Skills
People kayak in the Animas River near Durango, Colo., Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in water colored from a mine waste spill. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said that a cleanup team was working with heavy equipment Wednesday to secure an entrance to the Gold King Mine. Workers instead released an estimated 1 million gallons of mine waste into Cement Creek, which flows into the Animas River. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Animas River Runs Yellow with Toxic Waste in Colorado

  The accidental release of 3 million gallons of toxic waste water from the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado into the Animas River has[Read More…]

by August 13, 2015 0 comments Community
Trails closed after a Yellowstone bear kills park employee on Friday.  Source: va.no

Yellowstone Bear Kills Park Employee

According to the National Park Service, a Yellowstone National Park employee was attacked and killed by a bear on Friday in a popular off trail[Read More…]

by August 10, 2015 0 comments Community
Bastøy Island prison is known for its lax security and beautiful views.  Source: Oslomarket.com

Wild Surfboard Prison Break

A Norwegian prison official announced Wednesday that a 23-year-old inmate climbed out an open window and used an old surfboard and toy shovel to paddle[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 0 comments Community
Climbing Pico de Orizaba

Climbing Pico de Orizaba

In the spring of 2014, a small group of us decided to climb a volcano surprisingly not far from Mexico City. Pico De Orizaba stands[Read More…]

by August 6, 2015 0 comments Community
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