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  • Adventure Travel News
    Yellowstone Hits All Year Visitor Record Already in September

    Already after September Yellowstone National Park has hit a new all year visitor record with 3.8 million visitors. Last September more people were flocking into Yellowstone than during any other September on record. With visitor numbers not seeming to decline and three more months to go, chances are good, that Yellowstone will even hit the […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    New Formation Skydiving Record Set by 202 Skydivers

    For most of us, it was just an ordinary Tuesday, but in Southern California a group of 202 people from 24 countries set out to achieve an insane record: they formed the largest sequential skydiving formation, that has ever been done. Most of them skydiving experts in all age groups from 25 to 70 years, […]

  • Adventure Travel in North America
    Mount McKinley Will Be Renamed to Denali

    It is time to review your bucket list of peaks to climb, since a decade old dispute about the name of North America’s highest mountain will be settled soon by the Obama administration and Mount McKinley will be renamed to Denali. Meaning “high,tall”, this was how 6168 m high Mount McKinley was called by the […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Tropical Storm Erika Hitting The Caribbean

    Tropical storm Erika is approaching the Northern Caribbean with winds up to 45mph. It is expected to slow down, but tropical storm warnings have been issued for Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The British and U.S. Virgin Islands, Culebra, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saba and St. Eustatius, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy […]

  • Adventure Travel Destinations
    7 Dangerous Hikes

    Hiking might be something that can be taken slow and steady in nature, but these 7 trails are likely to get the adrenaline pumping and may even give you that near death thrill you’re itching for. You won’t just need your hiking shoes for this one, but most likely some rope, special equipment and other […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Ultramarathon Record Along Appalachian Trail

    For most humans, it is already an enormous challenge to run a marathon of 42 km, without breaking down after half of the distance. Not so for Scott Jurek, who has recently completed an ultramarathon along the Appalachian Trail all across  the Appalachian Mountains in the east of the USA. While it takes most people […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Director of Toughness – A Dream Job for Adventurers

    Columbia Sportswear Company just published the dream job ad for every true adventurer. The company for outdoor gear is looking for two “Directors of Toughness”. Like the name already implies, this job is not fit for the half-hearted hobby adventurer, but only for the hardcore ones. The lucky ones will have the position for 6 […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Adventure Travel World Summit 2016 in Alaska

    Anchorage in Alaska was chosen as host city for the Adventure Travel World Summit 2016, organized by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA). Every adventurer’s eyes lighten up, just mentioning the name “Alaska”. It is a symbol for pure, unlimited adventure with its untouched, vast nature, extreme climate and diverse wildlife. This epic adventure potential made […]

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    California’s Giant Sequoias Endangered by Drought

    We might be about to lose some of the oldest living creatures on earth. The ongoing drought in California, which has entered its fifth year, is threatening the ancient species Sequoiadendron giganteum, better known as giant sequoia in the redwoods. Covering the earth already for 200 million years, giant sequoias are by now only found […]