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Gadling gear review: OutThere AS-1 Pack

Gadling gear review: OutThere AS-1 Pack Oct 24th, 2011 at 8:00AM: One of the things I enjoy most about my job is that I get the opportunity to test a lot of outdoor gear. I've been fortunate enough to put sleeping bags, hiking boots, clothing and much more through their paces, and in the process I've learned a lot about how those products differ and what distinguishes the good from the bad. After awhile, some of the gear starts to look the same, as one...

Reality television show Expedition Impossible debuts in June

Reality television show Expedition Impossible debuts in June May 22nd, 2011 at 8:00AM: A new reality television show entitled Expedition Impossible is set to make its debut on ABC this June, pitting 13 teams of three against one another in what looks to be an adrenaline fueled competition through remote regions of Morocco. The show, which seems to combine elements of The Amazing Race and the sport of adventure racing, comes to us courtesy of Mark Burnett, the mastermind behind...

Patagonia adventure race looking for photographers

Patagonia adventure race looking for photographers Dec 21st, 2010 at 8:30AM: Aspiring photographers take note. The Wenger Patagonian Adventure Race have teamed up with the U.K. version of National Geographic Traveler to offer adventure travelers and photographers the opportunity of a life time. They're giving away a trip to Chile to experience the race first hand, and cover it, as one of the race's official photographers. The next edition of the race will take place...

Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge underway

Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge underway Dec 12th, 2010 at 12:30PM: The fourth annual Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge is underway in the United Arab Emirtates. The six-day long, stage based, adventure race pits coed teams of four against one another as they compete on foot, mountain bike, and kayak across a course designed to test their endurance, smarts, and navigational skills. The race actually got underway on Friday with 50 teams setting out on the first of...

Moab promises adventure and fun this fall

Moab promises adventure and fun this fall Oct 5th, 2010 at 8:00AM: For many outdoor enthusiasts, Moab is the epicenter of adventure in the western United States. Located in eastern Utah, the city is home to 5000 residents and serves as a great home base for travelers who visit the region in search of an adventurous escape. The area boasts some of the best hiking, paddling, and mountain biking found anywhere in North America, and Moab's proximity to the...

The Adventure Racing World Championship begins today

The Adventure Racing World Championship begins today Oct 3rd, 2010 at 8:00AM: The Adventure Racing World Championship gets underway today in Spain, where 53 coed teams of four will begin a six day, 450 mile non-stop race across some of the most challenge terrain in all of Europe.The incredibly demanding sport requires that the athletes master multiple disciplines while balancing their sleep and eating schedule to maximize their performance out on the course over days of...

Adventure Destination: South Dakota

Adventure Destination: South Dakota Aug 28th, 2009 at 8:00AM: When adventure travelers think about exotic locations to visit they seldom mention South Dakota. There are plenty of mountain states in the western U.S. that get more attention, thanks in no small part to the higher elevations in the Rockies. But South Dakota can hold its own in terms of rugged backcountry and beat most other locations with the diversity of its terrain. Make no mistake, the...

Primal Quest adventure race comes to South Dakota

Primal Quest adventure race comes to South Dakota Aug 12th, 2009 at 8:00AM: This week, Primal Quest Badlands gets underway in South Dakota, where coed teams of four will embark on a ten-day long, non-stop adventure race across 600-miles of challenging backcountry. They will run, trek, mountain bike, and paddle their way across the course, with a little spelunking and climbing thrown into the mix for good measure. Billed as "the World's Most Challenging Human Endurance...

Adventure Sports Week begins in Idaho

Adventure Sports Week begins in Idaho Jun 9th, 2009 at 8:30AM: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho plays host to Adventure Sports Week 2009 , which got underway this past weekend in beautiful Farragut State Park, located just outside the mountain community. Hundreds of endurance athletes descended on the region to take part in the first time event, which is already becoming one of the premiere outdoor sporting competitions of the year. Billed as "10 days, 24 races, 1 big...

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