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Martin’s Boat.

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Certain people completely embody the word adventure.  Litton went against the norm, and dismissed the more common use of inflatable tubes down the Colorado River and instead stuck with the Dories that he felt were the way the Grand Canyon should be traversed. Along with his famed captaining of Dories …

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Extreme Eating at Extreme Heights

The North Face Meru Expedition, 2011

    Jimmy Chin is one of the most well-known and accomplished extreme athlete/filmmakers on the planet,  routinely traversing to places and heights most people will never see. Luckily his experiences are often shared  via his photos and films. We’ll check out some of Chin’s work and travels in some …

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What in the world is Art Tourism?


In 2011, I visited Guatemala for a college course. I celebrated my 21st birthday there. I climbed volcanoes. I spent a day at Tikal. Was the whole trip an adventure? You bet it was. But there is more to that month-long adventure than just nature. Visiting Guatemala dropped me in …

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Why build an AT-ST? Why not?


For more than a few people, Star Wars is the biggest adventure imaginable. Spanning planets and reaching across to another galaxy, it can seem a little too big at times. At least, it can until you decide to bring it home, by building a life size AT-ST in your backyard …

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Allison Stokke: Adventure Role Model

You may remember Allison Stokke from her outburst of Internet Fame a few years back. You also may NOT have noticed what she has done since. While failing to make the 2012 London Olympics is a bummer, Stokke has stayed true to her passion and moved ever onward with her …

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Bats of Bracken Cave


Afraid of bats? Then you better steer clear of Bracken Cave just outside San Antonio, TX. Cristian Dimitrius and Fran Hutchens traveled to the cave to film this short feature. It’s hard to imagine this many of the creatures hanging out in one place and even harder to imagine stumbling …

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One Cabin, Old Fashioned


There are adventures that last a day and stick with you for a lifetime. Then there are adventures that take many, many days and literally stick with you for a lifetime. Take this guy for example. He built his own log cabin the old-fashioned way.     Good on him …

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Get More Nature


Most Adventurers already know that going outside is a good time. It’s fun, it’s relaxing, and even after a long day of hiking, skiing, kayaking, or even running, it’s hard not to feel good. Many people have known this to be true for years. But today, scientists are starting to …

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Fund Your Adventure


Want to make your adventures more than just a weekend hobby? It’s possible with a lot of hard work and grit. But part of that hard work is learning when ‘hard work’ equals ‘smart work.’ Any entrepreneur can tell you that a great idea doesn’t mean anything without a knack …

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