For Mike Douglas and Alexis Godbout, a ski touring trip through Switzerland’s Urner Alps was about much more than simply exploring a beautiful mountain range on skis. It was a chance to push themselves and expand their definition of what it means to be a freeskier.
In 2015, 12-year-old Jye Parkinson and his dad visited a remote island in Papua New Guinea where they surfed fun waves, hung out with the locals and experienced PNG’s forward-thinking surf management plan.
Chasing the Distance is a personal look into the lives of ultra-running athletes and husband and wife team Rob Krar and Christina Bauer. They share their deep connection to each other and the area of the proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument in Arizona. Though intimately connected with the well-being of Grand Canyon National […]
Many people look to the outdoors to find peace of mind. For Paul Stiffler, better known as Ponytail Paul, the Appalachian Trail and its thru-hikers have been the therapeutic force needed to turn his life around. Paul has taken on a role as “Trail Angel” to help thru-hikers on their 2,186-mile journey and help himself […]
David Lama and Conrad Anker became the first expedition ever to reach the headwall of Lunag Ri, a 6907 meters high mountain located at the border of Nepal and Tibet. The Austrian-American rope team gave everything to be the very first to reach the untouched summit. But in the end, due to freezing cold temperatures […]
The highest and most iconic mountain in western Europe, Mont Blanc resides on the border between France and Italy. Experience the splendor of this beautiful mountain, and get to know the bold explorers who have pushed the boundaries on Mont Blanc’s wild alpine terrain.
Ross Donihue and Marty Schnure set out to create the first map of the future Patagonia National Park on a National Geographic Young Explorers grant. Their goal was to create an interactive map to give people an on-the-ground perspective of what it’s like to stand in one of the most ecologically critical areas of Patagonia, […]
What happens when four like-minded adventurers head into one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges with nothing but their mountain bikes and enough food to survive for 10 days? The answer? What doesn’t happen? Terrifying lightning storms. Raging-river crossings. Snow-covered glacial pass traverses. Mind-melting descents. Constant fights with vicious dogs. Tense encounters with over-zealous border-patrol […]