DirectorySportsBlog Details for "The Adventurer Community"

The Adventurer Community

The Adventurer Community
We here to inspire people to rock climb, to seek new challenges, and to learn about the great diversity of our sport. We strive to be thoughtful, inclusive, and unswervingly authentic. We look out for the long-term vitality of our sport and our commu

Articles

Adventure Racing, Mountain Bike and Trail Runners Events Calender on June 0
2008-04-23 14:00:00
June 1, 2008:: 31th Annual Uphill FootRace (Whiteface Mountain) Where:: Start line at junction of Routes 86 and 431 in Wilmington Distance:: 8 miles up the scenic Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, with an average 8% grade. New York’s Adirondack Park. Climb 3,500 feet up scenic Whiteface Mountain Veteran’s Memorial Highway to the top of ...
More About: Events , Adventure , Racing , June , Bike
Hydration and Optimal Endurance Sports Performance - Adventure Racing Tips
2008-04-23 12:40:00
Proper hydration prior to, during and after endurance sports competitions is critical for optimal performance as well as recovery from extended endurance exercise. Research has demonstrated that a reduction in body weight of only a few pounds (1-2% of your body weight) has a detrimental effect on endurance athletic performance. For example, if you are ...
More About: Sports , Performance , Adventure , Racing , Tips
Rock Climbing Technique, Performance and Climbing Tips
2008-04-19 12:55:00
Rock Climbing Technique , Performance and Climbing Tips 13 valuable rock climbing tips for developing technique and improving climbing performance. The following tips are seen as the most essential techniques with biggest payoff in rock climbing performance: Performance Climbing Tip #1 Warm Up and Stretch. Stretching improves circulation and flexibility which translates to improved climbing technique. Prior to ...
More About: Rock , Rock Climbing
Adventure Racing - Wakeboard Champion, Shaun Faccio, joins sister Gina on B
2008-04-19 12:19:00
  Billabong South Africa welcomes Shaun Faccio, the reigning SA Wakeboard Tour Pro Men?s champion, to the best team of board riders in Africa.   Shaun, 21, from Bedfordview in Gauteng finished fifth in the Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME) championships at Emerald Casino in February. A 12 year veteran of the wakeboarding scene, he runs the ...
More About: Adventure , Racing , Sister , Champion
2008 Mountain States Cup opens in Fruita, CO - Adventure Racing Review
2008-04-06 15:20:00
2008 Mountain States Cup opens in Fruita, CO - Adventure Racing Review   The series opener treats riders to a blistering off-road time trial and a traditional long-loop cross country race. Both events start at the Rabbit Valley parking lot near the Utah border, and they take full advantage of the area?s high-desert backcountry terrain. Racers will ...
Beautiful New Route on Patagonian Spire
2008-03-30 18:18:00
By Dougald MacDonald Jesse Huey leads the splitter 5.10 cracks at the start of Last Gringo Standing. The ominous black dike is above. Photo by Toby Grohne. Americans Toby Grohne and Jesse Huey established a striking new route on Agjua St. Exupery, a satellite peak south of Fitz Roy in Patagonia. The two climbed Last Gringos Standing ...
More About: Beautiful , Spire , Route
Mount Baker and Bolton Valley: skiing for pleasure
2008-03-29 18:46:00
If you are one of those who simply can’t stay in one place, the one not capable of leading a tranquil life, ski resorts are just for you. In summer you may go in for surfing, coarse fishing, scuba-diving or some other extremes. But what to do in winter? Of course, your can proceed with ...
More About: Pleasure , Valley , Skiing , Bolton , Mount
Climbing in Dalmatia
2008-03-11 16:24:00
It was first week of December when I found out from the hospital manager, where I work immediately after the New Year’s day I should go to a business/additional schooling trip to Croatia - Split. Bwah, I hoped the vacation around the New Year, but what can I do now. But not an every “must-to” ...
More About: Climbing
Climbing Ecuador?s Volcanoes
2008-03-11 15:58:00
A successful first big-mountain expedition generally requires three things: good weather, easy access, and reliable beta. Ecuador doles up the first two requirements in spades. And now, with this article, you have the third. What follows is a detailed account of how to plan your mountaineering visit to Ecuador, complete with the latest route descriptions ...
More About: Climbing , Volcanoes
Climbing Mount Fuji (Fujiyama)
2008-03-11 15:17:00
First a few words about the mountain and related vocabulary. Mount Fuji is called “Fujiyama” or more frequently “Fujisan” in Japanese. As with many words in Japanese, we see here both a native Japanese descriptor for mountain (”yama”) and a descriptor (”san”) derived from a Chinese kanji character. Although the descriptor “san” for mountain differs ...
More About: Climbing
Popular Rock Climbing in New Mexico
2008-02-14 07:11:00
For the visiting climber New Mexico offers some of the most diverse and adventurous rock climbing in North America. Far from the limelight of places like Yosemite, Boulder and other ?meccas? of climbing, the mountains and crags of New Mexico are unrivaled in terms of quality climbs, solitude, adventure, beauty, and variety of rock and ...
More About: Rock , Popular , Rock Climbing
Popular Rock Climbing in New Mexico
2008-02-14 07:11:00
For the visiting climber New Mexico offers some of the most diverse and adventurous rock climbing in North America. Far from the limelight of places like Yosemite, Boulder and other ?meccas? of climbing, the mountains and crags of New Mexico are unrivaled in terms of quality climbs, solitude, adventure, beauty, and variety of rock and ...
More About: Rock , Popular , Rock Climbing
The Mountains of Asia and the Pacific
2008-02-14 06:17:00
A Thematic Overview by Dr. Harka Gurung The mountains of Asia are spread over a vast area. Scientific enquiry into such a vast area has to reconcile the hierarchy of scale. In the context of Asian mountains, individual ranges can be taken as micro-components, their groupings as meso-regions, and the continent itself as a macro-realm. The ...
More About: Pacific , Mountains
The Mountains of Asia and the Pacific
2008-02-14 06:17:00
A Thematic Overview by Dr. Harka Gurung The mountains of Asia are spread over a vast area. Scientific enquiry into such a vast area has to reconcile the hierarchy of scale. In the context of Asian mountains, individual ranges can be taken as micro-components, their groupings as meso-regions, and the continent itself as a macro-realm. The ...
More About: Pacific , Mountains
Mount Kenya
2008-02-14 05:15:00
Access to the mountain Tarmac roads lead to towns at the starts of the three principal routes up the mountain; see road map. Dirt roads lead to the park gates and on up to the roadheads; in wet weather these may be impassable, even to 4WD vehicles. National Park fees are payable in Kenya n Shillings at ...
More About: Mount
Mount Kenya
2008-02-14 05:15:00
Access to the mountain Tarmac roads lead to towns at the starts of the three principal routes up the mountain; see road map. Dirt roads lead to the park gates and on up to the roadheads; in wet weather these may be impassable, even to 4WD vehicles. National Park fees are payable in Kenya n Shillings at ...
More About: Mount
French Canadians Climb Direttissima on Poincenot
2008-02-14 04:38:00
by. Frederic Maltais The idea of opening a new route up the center of Poincenot’s (3002m) north face was envisioned by my partner, Sacha Friedlin, who studied Patagonian reports in the American Alpine Journal during long, boring nights working on James Bay, in the North of Quebec, Canada. This magnificent face in Argentinean Patagonia–as far as ...
More About: French , Canadians , Climb
French Canadians Climb Direttissima on Poincenot
2008-02-14 04:38:00
by. Frederic Maltais The idea of opening a new route up the center of Poincenot’s (3002m) north face was envisioned by my partner, Sacha Friedlin, who studied Patagonian reports in the American Alpine Journal during long, boring nights working on James Bay, in the North of Quebec, Canada. This magnificent face in Argentinean Patagonia–as far as ...
More About: French , Canadians , Climb
#1 Blank Check
2008-02-06 12:05:00
Steve Su enjoying the Eigernordwand’s 10 sole minutes of direct sunshine as he traverses just below the Waterfall pitch, 4,000 feet up the wall. Photos by Jonny Copp - CoppWorks.com A trip up the Eigernordwand, 69 years after the first ascent ?Youth didn?t bother its head about the sharp tongues of the wordy warfare that flared up after ...
More About: Check , Blank
#2 Blank Check
2008-02-06 12:02:00
Steve Su clawing ad stemming up the Brittle Crack (M-who-knows), access to the Traverse of the Gods. A few old pins smashed deep into the fissure protect the pitch. Photos by Jonny Copp - CoppWorks.com We came here because we had to. Circumstance brought us close ? Steve was in Spain, and I had been commissioned to ...
More About: Check , Waterfall , Blank
#3 Blank Check
2008-02-06 12:00:00
 Photos by Jonny Copp - CoppWorks.com ?Absolutely not,? he says in a wonderfully wobbling Swiss-German accent. ?The fresh snow from the storm three days ago will be a problem to find gear in the rock and for wet slides. I think better maybe to climb some smaller rocks in the sun?? A day later we?re on the ...
More About: Check , Waterfall , Blank
#4 Blank Check
2008-02-06 11:43:00
Photos by Jonny Copp - CoppWorks.com We simul-climb through the White Spider, the infamous, branched ice feature visible from dozens of miles away, and stem into more rock towers. It?s getting cold. Just when we wonder if we are lost, two lights ignite on a sloping ledge a few hundred feet above. Humans. Unless they are ...
More About: Check , Blank
#5 Blank Check : 13 Steps to the Summit
2008-02-06 11:28:00
CLICK HERE TO VIEW A 1500 PIXEL VERSION OF THIS IMAGE Photos by Robert Bösch A Mad Dash up the Legendary Swiss Nordwand First Pillar: A 500-foot crumbling tower used as the first major landmark while approaching the face. It?s dark, and we don?t know where the hell we are. Difficult Crack: A 150-foot, steep, flaring crack. I?m trying ...
More About: Check , Summit , Waterfall , Blank , Steps
Kindle: Amazon?s New Wireless Reading Device
2008-02-05 10:51:00
Introducing Kindle ? Buy This…! Three years ago, we set out to design and build an entirely new class of device?a convenient, portable reading device with the ability to wirelessly download books, blogs, magazines, and newspapers. The result is Amazon Kindle. We designed Kindle to provide an exceptional reading experience. Thanks to electronic paper, a revolutionary new display technology, ...
More About: Wireless , Reading , Device
127914 blogs in the directory.
Statistics resets every week.


Contact | About
© Blog Toplist 2017