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‘Mission’ Accomplished!

Update // August 13, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
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( 9.4 ) CRITIC RATING

On August 12, Dykes took the very last step of his 4000-mile, 8,000,000-plus step walk along the Yangtze River at the point where it meets the East China Sea near Shanghai. It was almost a year ago - 352 days - that he began his journey. In late n...(more)

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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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( 8.5 ) CRITIC RATING

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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Winter K2
Winter K2

Last Team Quits Winter K2

Update // March 18, 2019 // K2 First Winter Attempt
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( 8 ) CRITIC RATING

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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Footsteps on the Gambia
Footsteps on the Gambia

Successful First Ever Gambia River Source-To-Sea Walk

Update // March 11, 2019 // Footsteps on the Gambia
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( 8.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Marching across the country, The Gambia, Powell and Roberts said they encountered days with '40' C (104 F) temperatures with '40'km (24.86 mi) of walking. They've enjoyed a few stays overlooking the river, including one right on the river banks an...(more)

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Race Ends, Rudd Completes Traverse

Update // January 02, 2019 // The Great Antarctic Race
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( 9.3 ) CRITIC RATING

The Great Antarctic Race has wrapped up, with Lou Rudd completing the second ever unsupported, unassisted, solo traverse just two days after Colin O'Brady. As O'Brady finished early on day 54, Rudd still had well over 50 miles remaining to the Ros...(more)

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