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Extreme Hiking: Volcanoes, Craters and Lakes Hotter than 100 Degrees C

Extreme Hiking: Volcanoes, Craters and Lakes Hotter than 100 Degrees C

Abigail Wise January 13, 2014

Adventurers travel to New Zealand in search of the perfect hikes, occasionally dominating all nine Great Walks in one visit. The problem with the Great Walks, at least during the summer holiday season of

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Dean Potter Performs the First Ever BASEline

Dean Potter Performs the First Ever BASEline

Abigail Wise November 25, 2013

Today, extreme athlete Dean Potter posted a photo on his Instagram feed of the first ever BASEline. He balanced, with his arms spread, across thin webbing, suspended above a deep canyon. While most would do

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The History of Yosemite’s Camp 4

The History of Yosemite’s Camp 4

Abigail Wise October 30, 2013

Camp 4, in Yosemite National Park, sees the sunrise last, leaving it a few degrees below chilly on any given fall day. Every morning, campers rise, many before dawn. They roll out of their

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