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Kraig Becker
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Most fitness trackers lack a sense of style and fashion. Not so for the Metropolitan+ from Timex, a watch that manages to meld the digial and analog worlds.
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Video: A Photographer's Search for the Perfect Moment
If you're even remotely interested in photography, you probably have, at times, gone to great lengths to capture the perfect moment in an image. In this video, we join photographer David Fontneau as he travel into remote and wild places to seek those same m...
If you're even remotely interested in photography, you probably have, at times, gone to great lengths to capture the perfect moment in an image. In this video, we join photographer David Fontneau as he travel into remote and ...
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Winter Climbs 2016: Soap Opera Continues on Nanga Parbat as International Team Breaks Down Again
There still isn't a lot of news to report from Nanga Parbat. The weather remains awful, and as a result the remaining teams are stuck in Base Camp, waiting for an opportunity to go up. Over the weekend, 15 cm (6 inches) of new snow fell on the mountain, whi...
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Staying healthy on the road isn't always easy, but if you're carrying a first aid kit from Adventure Medical Kits you'll at least be well prepared.
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Every week, we bring you five gear-related stories, from all over, that you won’t want to miss. This week's highlights include another cycling scandal, the challenges of winter camping, and the best new gear for skiing.
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Video: The North Face Presents - Lost Gringos
This video is definitely for those who enjoy a good story with their beautiful clips of mountains. It follows ski mountaineer Sam Smoothy – and friends – as he travels to the Andes mountains in Bolivia to follow in his father's footsteps. Year's earlier, Sa...
This video is definitely for those who enjoy a good story with their beautiful clips of mountains. It follows ski mountaineer Sam Smoothy – and friends – as he travels to the Andes mountains in Bolivia to follow in his father...
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Off on a Brief Canadian Adventure
I wanted to share a quick updated with Adventure Blog readers for what is to come this week. Tomorrow I leave for Quebec, Canada for a few days of winter fun. My adventure up north will include some dogsledding and snowshoeing, while exploring some of the g...
I wanted to share a quick updated with Adventure Blog readers for what is to come this week. Tomorrow I leave for Quebec, Canada for a few days of winter fun. My adventure up north will include some dogsledding and snowshoein...
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Video: Official Trailer for <em>Crossing Bhutan</em> - Ultrarunning in the Himalaya
A few years back, four endurance athletes set out on a month long journey through the heart of Bhutan, a tiny kingdom in the Himalaya that is as rugged and stunning beautiful as any place on Earth. Their journey would cover more than 485 miles on foot, goin...
A few years back, four endurance athletes set out on a month long journey through the heart of Bhutan, a tiny kingdom in the Himalaya that is as rugged and stunning beautiful as any place on Earth. Their journey would cover m...
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Nepali Government Slow to Honor Everest Climbing Permits From 2015
Stop me if you've heard this one before. The Nepali government is once again dragging its feet on a decision to honor the cancelled climbing permits for Everest – and other peaks – from the 2015 season. As you'll no doubt recall, all expeditions were cancel...
Stop me if you've heard this one before. The Nepali government is once again dragging its feet on a decision to honor the cancelled climbing permits for Everest – and other peaks – from the 2015 season. As you'll no doubt rec...
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Every week, we bring you five gear-related stories, from all over, that you won’t want to miss. This week's highlights include another cycling scandal, the challenges of winter camping, and the best new gear for skiing.
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Video: A Spectacular Journey Through Mongolia
Filmed over a three month period this past fall, this video takes us to Mongolia, where we get a look at the amazing landscapes, wildlife, and people that live there. From the bustling towns, to the remote mountains and desert, this is an amazing look at a ...
Filmed over a three month period this past fall, this video takes us to Mongolia, where we get a look at the amazing landscapes, wildlife, and people that live there. From the bustling towns, to the remote mountains and deser...
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Video: Xavier De Le Rue Rides the 55º Mallory Couloir in Chamonix
Over the years, we've seen big mountain snowboarder Xavier De Le Rue ride some impressive lines in some incredibly remote locations. But for his latest video he stayed close to home in Chamonix, France where he took on the impossibly steep Mallory Couloir, ...
Over the years, we've seen big mountain snowboarder Xavier De Le Rue ride some impressive lines in some incredibly remote locations. But for his latest video he stayed close to home in Chamonix, France where he took on the im...
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Dennis Langkamp's profile photo
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Anne Doubilet's profile photo
Greg Nomadsroad's profile photo
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  • Iowa State University
    Political Science, 1988 - 1992
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Nashville, TN, United States
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Austin, TX, United States - Des Moines, IA, United States