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Winter K2
Winter K2

Last Team Quits Winter K2

Update // March 18, 2019 // K2 First Winter Attempt
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After the Russian-Kazakh-Kyrgyz team led by Pivtsov had called it quits, only Txikon, Geljen, Pasang Sherpa and Cheppal Sherpa remained on K2. With “true” winter coming to a close, they were running out of time to attempt one last summit push....(more)

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Paddle the Nile
Paddle the Nile

Egypt’s Lake Nasser: A Slow But Pleasant Stretch

Update // April 12, 2019 // Paddle the Nile
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( 8.5 ) CRITIC RATING

Davis is finally in the Nile's last country, Egypt. Because of Egypt's Aswan Dam and the resulting huge Lake Nasser, paddling has been slow. According to Davis, it has however been pretty pleasant since the headwinds, which had been present throug...(more)

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Arch2Arctic
Arch2Arctic

Success in Svalbard!

Update // September 05, 2018 // Arch2Arctic
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( 8.7 ) CRITIC RATING

After the sheer misery of being whipped and tumbled by 45 mph northeast winds for days, the duo have finally pulled into Longyearbyen Harbor and completed their ultra-'quadathalon' first - a human-powered journey over land and sea from London to S...(more)

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Saunders Forfeits Journey Across Antarctica

Update // January 07, 2018 // Trans Antarctic Solo
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( 8.5 ) CRITIC RATING

After reaching the South Pole, Ben Saunders put a quick end to his attempt to cross Antarctica. He relented in part because his food supply had run short and he would have had to ration. He felt more exhausted and unconfident than usual and opted ...(more)

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Annapurna Avalanche Temporarily Buries Sherpa

Update // April 07, 2019 // 14/7 Project Possible
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( 8.1 ) CRITIC RATING

Purja has begun the first of his 14 'eight-thousander' climbs on Nepal's Annapurna. He and his Nepalese sherpa team have now made it to camp 3. But this was after a nerve-wracking day of 8 avalanches, 3 of which were dangerously close and one whic...(more)

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