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Tips and Advice for Your 100MoN this Weekend

I’m feeling a little bit under the weather, so just a quick note  today.  This weekend, approximately 500 of you will be racing your 100 Miles of Nowhere. I want to wish you good luck, and to give you some valuable advice. First and foremost, have fun during your ride. This is a silly, ridiculous and downright weird [...]

Simien Traverse, Ethiopia

I’m hoping to do the famed Simien Traverse in November. It’s the best hike in Ethiopia, one of the best in the world. Click PLAY or watch a some highlights from a 2014 trek on YouTube. It looks spectacular. Scenery … Continue readin...

Fansipan, Vietnam – not recommended

World ? Asia ? Vietnam ? Fansipan No longer one of the best hikes in the world Fansipan  Vietnamese: Phan Xi P?ng “the Roof of Indochina” A cable car will open September 2015 or sooner, degrading the hiking experience. The Sapa … Continue reading ?

52 Peak Club: Our 82nd Hiker to Becomes a 53er

Vincent Ong Dapper became a 53er on Oct. 12, 2014. To become a 53er a hiker must climb all 52 Peaks. There is no time limit on how long hikers have to achieve this goal. The peaks are in Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston Area, and Lake Mead Area. Show More Summary

2014 100 Miles of Nowhere: Winners of the Alpine, UT Men and Women’s Divisions

A Note from Fatty: Did you want to do the 100 Miles of Nowhere…but found that you missed the registration? And now you’re finding that the jerseys are maybe the coolest-looking things you’ve ever seen? And you happen to wear a size Large in Men’s? Well, Felix Cohen actually ordered three Hundred Miles of Nowhere kits [...]

Yeti thru hikes Patagonia

2 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

Yeti just finished a long walk of the Patagonian Andes. 2813km. His trip report is the most succinct I’ve ever seen: Perfect Painful Relaxing Forward Dusty … Fording in the rain … Pain Rest and heal … Respect the mountains … Continue reading ?

You’ve Been Angeled: Gifts to Brighten Someone’s Day

3 weeks agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

We have all been there:  You just need a pick me up, something small, a reminder that you are loved and cared for by those around you. Or maybe you need something to tell you to keep going, don’t give … The post You’ve Been Angeled: Gifts to Brighten Someone’s Day appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

PCT timelapse

3 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

1,300 miles, 5 months, and 1 camera These videos are so crazy beautiful. :-) Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo. (via Matador)

Essence: The Roots of Yoga Practice

3 weeks agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Over the years, my yoga practice has transformed into a mandala—a microcosm of my life and the way I move through the world. The way I approach myself and my life can be seen clearly in the flow of practice, … The post Essence: The Roots of Yoga Practice appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

The DQ-ing of Fatty, Part 3: Big Motor, Huge Heart

3 weeks agoHealth / Fitness : Fat Cyclist

A Note from Fatty: This is part 3 in my race report on the Jordanelle Triathlon. Part 1 is here, and part 2 is here. It was a strange feeling, being in a race and having every intention of racing hard…but also knowing that I wasn’t going to be able to say I had finished it. [...]

climb Misti for me

3 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

Misti at 5822m (19,101ft) is one of the easiest, most visible, most popular, most accessible high summits in the world. It is recommended for all self-sufficient hikers. If you tolerate cold & altitude symptoms, the ascent is little trouble in … Continue reading ?

Goal Zero Venture 30 – Rugged Recharger

3 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

Goal Zero is going to email me when this device is available – Autumn 2014. … it requires no rubber plugs on the ports and makes them so water resistant that you can spray the unit off if it gets … Continue reading ?

Amazing Tricks on a Road Bike

This. Is. Insane. Direct Link: He can climb a mountain better/faster on a bike than I can do with hiking boots sans-bike! And make sure to watch to the end for a few bone-jarring outtakes. Bur really, they could have all been much worse. Steve in a Speedo

history of Yosemite climbing

4 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

VALLEY UPRISING is the much-anticipated documentary from Sender Films about the epic history of climbing in Yosemite National Park and the counterculture roots of outdoor sports. Narrated by Peter Sarsgaard, the film features digitally-animated archival photography, spectacular climbing footage and … Continue reading ?

Colca Canyon, Peru

4 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

We’ve moved and updated our Colca information page. :-) A trip to Colca Canyon is recommended for all hikers, regardless of ability and experience. It offers superb day hiking and immensely popular 2-day trips. Hard core hikers will love a … Continue reading ?

How to Repair your Camelbak Daypack

Don't throw away your daypack. Repair it instead. Learn how in this short two minute video.

This Crazy Zumba Ad Will Make You a Convert

last monthHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Would you bust a move in a business meeting? At a mattress store? Probably not, but Zumba's energizing new video celebrates the fact that everyone deserves to dance out their feelings every once in a while. The dance-fitness companyShow More Summary

4 Items Every Hiker Should Carry

Watch this two minute video showing four items all hikers should carry in their daypack.

How to Repair Sticky Rubber Soles

Has part of the sole of your shoe pulled away? Instead of throwing away your shoes, learn how to repair your shoe in this two minute video: Important Points: Clean sole before applying Shoe Goo Wait 48 hours before hiking in the shoe Do this procedure in a well ventilated room

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