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Kraig Becker
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On the Road in Oregon
I've been home just three days, but its already time for me to hit the road again. This time, I'm off to Oregon to spend a few days paddling with some fellow journalists on a sponsored trip from Oru Kayaks . This time, I'll only be gone until the weekend, a...

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Nat Geo Celebrates National Parks Week With 10 Big Adventures
This week is National Park Week here in the U.S., which is dedicated to recognizing the amazing places that have been set aside as protected spaces for the public to enjoy. Those locations include iconic destinations like Yosemite and Yellowstone , as well ...

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Video: Get a Whale's Eye View of Antarctica
As part of a research project to study and protect whales in the Southern Ocean, researchers have attached noninvasive cameras and sensors to some humpbacks. This has allowed them to track the animals and learn more about their habits. It has also allowed t...

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Video: The Atacama Night Ski in Timelapse
The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place on Earth. It also happens to be one of my favorite places on Earth. It is an amazing destination filled with stunning landscapes and fantastic opportunities for adventure. The Atacama is also home to ...

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North Pole 2017: Skiers Shoot and Wound Bear Near the North Pole
It has been a relatively quiet and non-eventful season at the North Pole. With no full distance skiers on the ice, the expeditions to the top of the world have been limited to first and second degree ski journeys to 90ºN. But, just as the season is starting...

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Video: Spring Cleaning with Pro Kayaker Dane Jackson
We all have our approach to spring cleaning around our homes, but pro kayaker Dane Jackson has taken it to another level. He recently traveled to my backyard in Tennessee to spend some time on a river there cleaning up trash and other debris to help make it...

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Video: How Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington Climbed Cho Oyu in Just 14 Days
Somehow I missed this video when it came out a few months back, but it's still incredibly interesting and relevant now as the climbing season ramps up on the Himalaya. Last fall, Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington climbed Cho Oyu (8188 m/26,863 ft) in ju...
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