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Paddle the Nile
Paddle the Nile

Davis Completes First Woman-Led Expedition Down Nile

Update // April 22, 2019 // Paddle the Nile
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At the end of her journey, Davis said she felt extremely happy and relieved. She said the journey was a success and meaningful to her because it was a "search for fulfilment, a sense of achievement, adventure, challenge, personal development and s...(more)

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Rescued Climber Dies; ‘Nims’ Headed to Mountain #2 of 14

Update // May 12, 2019 // 14/7 Project Possible
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Nirmal 'Nims' Purja and his team summited the first '14/7' peak, Annapurna I, on April 23rd. The very next thing we heard, on April 25th, was that they were suddenly involved in an emergency rescue mission. A Malaysian climber named Chin Wui Kin ...(more)

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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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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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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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