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Climber Simon Yates was portrayed as “the man who cut the rope” in the film Touching the Void. Ahead of a stage version at Perth Theatre – and an accompanying talk from Simon – he opens up to Gayle Ritchie… It is one of the greatest stories of disaster, abandonment and survival in the mountaineering world. When Touching the Void...
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........There are hundreds of railroad museums and scenic train rides all across the United States. Many of them offer the opportunity to “step back in time” or “relive yesteryear.”But few deliver on that promise quite like the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic...
Hurricane Florence, which is currently a Category 3 storm in the Atlantic Ocean, likely won’t restrengthen into a Category 4 before making landfall near the South Carolina-North Carolina border, according to the latest forecast from Channel 2 Action News chief meteorologist Glenn Burns.“The projected path no longer keeps it as a...
<!-- SHOW ARTICLE --> Thomas Minney, state director of The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia, and John Schmidt, field supervisor of the West Virginia Field Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, present opening remarks to conference attendees. Submitted photos Conference attendees traveled to an easement held by The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia to look at a local spruce...
In March I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider's international correspondent. Over the course of more than six months, I have so far visited 12 countries. Throughout my trip, I encountered tons of destinations where the glossy photos of the place I saw on Instagram differed greatly from the reality. ...
Jan 11, 2019 A routine is a beautiful thing—until it’s just the same 5K run, the same 5K race results, the same ride, the same way it checks the workout box. Time to go all-in.Commit to that thing you keep saying “someday” to. Go epic not just for the bragging rights but because scores...
Photograph courtesy Crystal LovellOn March 25, Crystal Lovell will leave her home in McKinney, Texas–where she’s been sleeping in a Box Altitude tent to simulate the rarefied air at 18,000 feet–to fly to Kathmandu and climb Mount Everest. Sitting across from her in Houndstooth Coffee on Henderson Avenue, it’s hard to believe that the F45 fitness trainer only hiked her first...
South African Tourism shares some tips for travellers visiting Limpopo. Picture: Supplied.Limpopo means the place of rushing water, and with good reason! The province is well known not only for the enormous river it is named after but also for the many streams and waterfalls which provide some great adventure opportunities. Not to mention the...
Dixie Rinehart, one of eight people named on the patent for the Apollo spacesuit, departs body for his own heavenly travels.Starting his career at Edwards Air Force Base in southern California, Dixie trained and worked in the development of high altitude flight and equipment. That experience led to an assignment with North American Aviation, where he did studies...
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