Profile

Cover photo
Kraig Becker
Works at Freelance writer
Attended Iowa State University
Lives in Nashville, TN, United States
303 followers|2,679,821 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

 
Video: Beautiful Iceland in Timelapse
We'll close out the week with this amazing three-minute short film that captures the spectacular landscapes of Iceland in timelapse. The settings look simply amazing, and should inspire some outdoor adventures for all of us as we head into the weekend. Enjo...
We'll close out the week with this amazing three-minute short film that captures the spectacular landscapes of Iceland in timelapse. The settings look simply amazing, and should inspire some outdoor adventures for all of us as we head into the weekend. Enjoy!
1
Add a comment...

Kraig Becker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Adventure travel news stores for the week ending March 27, 2015. Highlights include TripAdvisors top destinations for 2015, the Adventure Travel Trade Associations Adventure Travel Developing Tourism Index, and the one millionth visitor to Hobbiton.
1
Add a comment...

Kraig Becker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Video: Building the Barneo Ice Camp
A few weeks back I wrote a post about the construction of the Barneo Ice Camp , a temporary base that is set up each spring at 89ºN on the Russian side of the Arctic to help facilitate travel to and from the North Pole. Apparently construction of this year'...
A few weeks back I wrote a post about the construction of the Barneo Ice Camp, a temporary base that is set up each spring at 89ºN on the Russian side of the Arctic to help facilitate travel to and from the North Pole. Apparently construction of this year's camp is still underway, but the video ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Himalaya Spring 2015: Expeditions to Watch
This weekend many climbers from across the globe will set out for Nepal at long last. Even though there has already been action in the Himalaya this spring, the season won't truly get underway until next week when the teams begin arriving in Kathmandu in dr...
This weekend many climbers from across the globe will set out for Nepal at long last. Even though there has already been action in the Himalaya this spring, the season won't truly get underway until next week when the teams begin arriving in Kathmandu in droves. It'll take them some time to get ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Video: Things I Remember About Zermatt
The things that stay with us when we travel to a new place are often surprising. That's the premise behind this video, in which the filmmakers traveled to Zermatt, Switzerland for a mountain biking trip in the shadow of the Matterhorn. They wanted to highli...
The things that stay with us when we travel to a new place are often surprising. That's the premise behind this video, in which the filmmakers traveled to Zermatt, Switzerland for a mountain biking trip in the shadow of the Matterhorn. They wanted to highlight the amazing things they saw there, ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Trail Run Takes Athletes Around Kilimanjaro on Foot
National Geographic Adventure has posted an interesting article about the Kilimanjaro Stage Run , an 11-day epic trail running event that circumnavigates the famous African mountain. This non-competitive event is undertaken by runners from around the world ...
National Geographic Adventure has posted an interesting article about the Kilimanjaro Stage Run, an 11-day epic trail running event that circumnavigates the famous African mountain. This non-competitive event is undertaken by runners from around the world each year as a challenging adventure ...
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
303 people
Gillian Callcott's profile photo
Siong Kiat Tan's profile photo
Anas Aboulkassim's profile photo
Dariusz Pasoń's profile photo
Jack Jiang's profile photo
Richard Bangs's profile photo
Daniel Cheaptents's profile photo
Dario G Cop's profile photo
Rebecca Wright's profile photo
 
Video: 2600 Miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in 4 Minutes
When backpacker Andy Davidhazy set out to hike the entire length of the Pacific Crest Trail he decided it would be a good idea to snap a selfie every mile of the hike. That added up to more than 2600 photos that notably mark his progress along the iconic ro...
When backpacker Andy Davidhazy set out to hike the entire length of the Pacific Crest Trail he decided it would be a good idea to snap a selfie every mile of the hike. That added up to more than 2600 photos that notably mark his progress along the iconic route, but also showed his amazing ...
1
Add a comment...

Kraig Becker

Shared publicly  - 
 
virtual reality from the North Face, 2015's best Backpacks, and gear for hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in winter.
1
Add a comment...

Kraig Becker

Shared publicly  - 
 
London2London Via The World Update: Sarah Arrives in New York City, Atlantic Ocean Lies Ahead
It has once again been far too long since we checked in on Sarah Outen, the British adventurer who has been making her way around the planet completely under her own power. Since my last update on her progress , she has completed a six-month long cycling jo...
It has once again been far too long since we checked in on Sarah Outen, the British adventurer who has been making her way around the planet completely under her own power. Since my last update on her progress, she has completed a six-month long cycling journey across Canada and the U.S. – much ...
1
Add a comment...

Kraig Becker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Video: The Moonrider of Zermatt
We seem to have a theme going with our videos today - mountain biking and Zermatt, Switzerland. In this beautiful short clip a pair of riders head out on fat tire bikes to ride in the mountains above Zermatt on an evening that is lit by a bright, full moon....
We seem to have a theme going with our videos today - mountain biking and Zermatt, Switzerland. In this beautiful short clip a pair of riders head out on fat tire bikes to ride in the mountains above Zermatt on an evening that is lit by a bright, full moon. The images they captured were ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Video: Danny MacAskill's Solar Eclipse Ride
For last week's total solar eclipse in Europe famed mountain bike rider Danny MacAskill traveled to his homeland on the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take his bike for a spin just as the moon was covering the sun. The video below chronicles that journey – and...
For last week's total solar eclipse in Europe famed mountain bike rider Danny MacAskill traveled to his homeland on the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take his bike for a spin just as the moon was covering the sun. The video below chronicles that journey – and that ride – in epic fashion, ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Himalaya Spring 2015: More On Annapurna Tragedy
Yesterday we received the unfortunate news that two climbers had perished on Annapurna. Finnish climber Samuli Mansikka and local guide Pemba Sherpa lost their lives on the descent of the mountain after successfully reaching the summit on Tuesday. At the ti...
Yesterday we received the unfortunate news that two climbers had perished on Annapurna. Finnish climber Samuli Mansikka and local guide Pemba Sherpa lost their lives on the descent of the mountain after successfully reaching the summit on Tuesday. At the time that the story broke there was ...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
303 people
Gillian Callcott's profile photo
Siong Kiat Tan's profile photo
Anas Aboulkassim's profile photo
Dariusz Pasoń's profile photo
Jack Jiang's profile photo
Richard Bangs's profile photo
Daniel Cheaptents's profile photo
Dario G Cop's profile photo
Rebecca Wright's profile photo
Education
  • Iowa State University
    Political Science, 1988 - 1992
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Work
Employment
  • Freelance writer
    present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Nashville, TN, United States
Previously
Austin, TX, United States - Des Moines, IA, United States