I’m still contemplating the question if a built-in water maker is required for independent, non-competitive ocean crossings. I know, they are a requirement in the races (see here and here, for examples) and I won’t argue with this. But recently, … Continued
In the progress of researching tents for a new adventure, I spun some thoughts on stealth camping. Here they are: The usual stealth camping logic goes like this: buy a greenish tent and you won’t be spotted. Now, that might … Continued
The Karun is Iran’s longest and only river navigable by ships. Follow Tom Allen and Leon Mc Carron as they follow it from from it’s source to the sea.
Breathtaking footage of a helicopter flight through the Himalayas, up to 24,000 ft:
Crazy! Not at I could do it by any means…
At the moment I’m pretty occupied with doing research on fat bikes. There’s a lot do to research on, more on it shortly. On doing research, I found this interesting three piece documentation of a fat bike being built under … Continued
When, according to Apsley-Gerard, Scott’s last attempt to reach the Southpole had been the worst journey, then Shackleton’s bid to cross Antartica which turned into an ongoing struggle under the worst conditions you can imagine, is the greatest story of … Continued
Joe Simpson ist den meisten wohl am Besten bekannt durch sein Buch und den gleichnamigen Film “Touching the Void”, wo er – für tot gehalten – sich in einem einzigartigen Kraftakt zurück ins Leben kämpft. Der Eiger und vor allem … Continued
Now, how cool is this??? Don Whillians und Chris Bonington are no strangers to this game. Learn more about Don “Villain” Whillans here. And about Chris Bonington here.