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A tour (with videos) of the toughest crags in the country.
Adventure racing may be the ultimate outdoor test.
Step aside, Optimus Prime. Take a seat, WALL-E. There’s a new member of the robot family in town, and its name is Joggobot.
Dehydration. Drowning. Near-fatal falls.
On June 19, 2010, William “Kim” Flint struck a car and was killed while cycling more than 40 mph down a hill in Berkeley, CA. Flint had been going for a fastest-time title on popular cycling website Strava—which allows you to “track all your runs and rides, set personal records and beat your friends’ times,” according to the company’s website—when he died.
Four Japanese climbers are presumed dead after an avalanche tore down the West Buttress of Denali, North America’s highest peak.
The AAA, long known for offering emergency roadside car assistance, has offered bike service to members in Oregon and southern Idaho more. But Washington was ignored, leaving stricken cyclists in the Evergreen State to hitchhike to repair shops while their Pacific Northwest neighbors got timely rides.
The stiffening of arteries, which circulate oxygen-rich blood around the body, is an inevitable byproduct of aging—one that has been linked to heart attacks and strokes, even death.
Due to $22 million in budget cuts, California recently announced it would close 70 of its 279 state parks at the end of June.
That 31-year-old Spencer West summited Mount Kilimanjaro in seven days is great, but not all that extraordinary. That is, until you learn that West has no legs.