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'Expedition of the Year!' and the Winner Is...

Richard Bangs | Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

When first I was exploring rivers, a time ago, it was a daunting feat to plump over a 20' waterfall and survive. Now, the bar has risen to what was once incomprehensible. The current record for paddling over a waterfall, and surviving, is 189'.

'I Am Penguin, Hear Me Squeak!' A Bird Speaks Out From Inside SeaWorld's 'Antarctica'

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...

EXCERPT: The Memories Of Home While Paddling North

Audrey Sutherland | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
Audrey Sutherland

The pattern: Tie up the boat, stand quietly and listen for clues to this new place, then carry up a load of gear, lift the latch to my new home and check the stove.

PHOTOS: Beginning An Epic Journey Down The Erie Canal

Richard Harpham | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel
Richard Harpham

The plan is to kayak along the Erie Canal to Albany and then join the Hudson River and paddle down to New York in just 21 days.

Ten Things Prince Harry Should Know on His Way to the North Pole

Sebastian Copeland | Posted 06.18.2011 | Travel
Sebastian Copeland

Keep a change of clothes easily accessible in your sled. If you fall in the drink, you'll need to get naked and change fast before hypothermia sets in. This is not a time when you want to wonder where you have placed that replacement top!