In August 1914, the British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914–16) left England under explorer Ernest Shackleton’s leadership. He planned to cross Antarctica from a base on the Weddell Sea to McMurdo Sound via the South Pole, but the expedition ship HMS Endurance was trapped in ice off the Caird coast and drifted for ten months before being crushed in the pack ice.
Driven by four massive wheels and an early diesel-electric drivetrain, the Snow Cruiser had accommodations for five crew members and could move along at a speed of a face-melting 30 miles per hour when on solid ground.
While the issues stack up across the globe, innovative people endeavor to come up with solutions. The best solutions will always address multiple problems simultaneously, and some of those creative solutions can come from the most unlikely places.
There are few moments in this life where we can find a truly perfect experience. Finding the perfect mix of the lap of luxury and the thirst for adventure is the ultimate goal of any outdoors person looking to retreat from the daily grind. Attempting to provide that mix is Jackson Hole's own Caldera House.
The 28-year-old took the rock climbing world by storm at an early age and has grown into one of the sport’s most famous faces, traveling the world and completing over thirty first-female ascents. However, she has not been without her controversy or conflict.
While others dream of wealth, fame, and success, Purja dreams of nothing but the mountain. He endeavored to do more in less than three-fourths of a year than the rest of civilization does in an entire lifetime. He wanted to climb the world’s fourteen peaks that exceed 8,000 meters.
Survival isn’t where they have drawn the line, however. Recently VSSL launched VSSL JAVA, a portable hand coffee grinder. The JAVA’s high-end construction and components are designed to deliver exceptional coffee.
If there is any silver lining to the effects of the pandemic, it is that many people have found the time and the opportunity to tap into brilliance and ingenuity that otherwise might have gone overlooked. In the case of Andrea Ponti, it offered him what he craves most, a problem to be solved.
400 years after the fact, the captainless Mayflower is setting its sails again with the intent of retracing the path of its distant predecessor.
The outdoors will always be our playground and in order to preserve the we have to adapt as explorers and adventurers, and that includes the 4x4s that get us out there.
The biggest issue that comic companies have faced with both of these approaches is that either's success doesn't typically justify continuing the storylines. Changing the core of the characters in TV and film is often faced with backlash because it challenges viewers' expectations of the character or feels lazy.
The mountain doesn't wait for you to be ready and doesn't care what your plans are. The weather is going to roll in regardless. This has made planning ski or hiking trips a roll of the dice and many ruined days due to questionable weather.
Art has always evolved, from small paintings to statues to murals encompassing whole buildings and with technology's rapid advancements art too has had to modernize and amplify the experience.
Found in South Dakota, the Badlands' landscape boasts a maze of buttes, canyons, pinnacles, and spires. The park encompasses an astonishing 244,000 acres where fossilized skeletons of three-toed horses and saber-toothed cats can be found. The Badlands are a sight to be seen and more so, experienced.
There is something truly inspiring about the idea of new beginnings. Starting something new is often frightening, but there is so much to learn. The magnitude of the activity certainly leads direction and the something 'new' inspires the mind and body to act outside the sense of normalsy and comfort.