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Are you WILLING TO SACRIFICE to help others out?

Are you willing to sacrifice to help others out? Will you dig through ice and snow to help someone else? And know that you will never know those people you’ll help. What are you willing to do to make life ...

Avoid death in the mountains using this crampon sharpening technique

When climbing snowy mountains, sharp crampons and a reliable ice axe are the difference between life and death. A climber died on Tweeinot in 2018 because he wasn’t wearing his crampons even though he carried ...

How can a dead author publish a book?

Michael Crichton has published a book after death. How is this possible? Watch the video and find out. The book Dragon’s Teeth is a short and entertaining read. It’s based on real characters from the mid-1800 ...

Where can you practice defying death in Jackson Hole?

Teton Boulder Park is the perfect place to practice death-defying skills in relative safety. Located at the base of Snow King mountain, this completely free and open rock climbing park is available for. ...

How to avoid death by not becoming lost with your cell phone

It’s really easy to become lost in the woods, become hypothermic, and die. Especially when there’s snow and you have no way to communicate that you’re in trouble. I found a Backpacker ...

Is This Best-Selling Author Worth Your Time?

Map of Bones by James Rollins is an entertaining roller coaster of a book. But is it worth purchasing and reading? This review delves into a few of the peculiarities of the book and discusses if it’s worth ...

Is This America’s Bravest Explorer?

John Wesley Powell may be America’s bravest explorer. With only one arm and a motley crew, he set to row three boats from Green River, Wyoming to the southern exit of the Grand Canyon in 1869. No one knew ...

Is This Purple Mountain Majesties?

Grand Teton National Park is the epitome of purple mountain majesties from the song America the Beautiful. Rising over 7,000 feet from the valley floor, the cathedral group has no foothills from the Jackson ...

Prettiest view from a National Park Lodge

Jackson Lake Lodge has the best view in the entire National Park system. Situated inside of Grand Teton National Park, the lodge is tucked into the trees and hidden off the road. You can sit in the comfort of ...

Is Balboa Park Better than Central Park?

Is Balboa Park in San Diego better than Central Park in New York City? You can argue that one after you watch the video. But Balboa Park is 50% bigger than Central Park and that’s a fact. There are well over ...

Cheget Russia: A hamlet in the Caucus Mountains

If you plan to climb Mt. Elbrus (5,642m), the tallest mountain in Europe, you will certainly visit and stay in Cheget, Russia. This little mountain hamlet is situated near the end of the valley at the base of ...

What’s Seaport Village in San Diego like?

Tired of the same old shopping mall experience? Have you seen all of your favorite brands here, there, and everywhere? Then you need to visit Seaport Village, the charming waterfront village with unique shops ...