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The human and financial cost to summit Mount Everest is staggering

Everest isn't the most difficult mountain in the world to climb, but it is one of the most expensive. The individual cost of getting one's athletic *** to the top of the mountain range is between $40,000-$130,000. Most of this cheddar gets thrown at logistics. It takes a lot of money for a mountain outfitter ...

French ‘Spider Man’ returns, scales one of London’s tallest buildings without a rope

10.26.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

French "Spider-Man" climber Alain Robert is back at it again, scaling one of London’s tallest buildings on Thursday  — without ropes. The catch? He got arrested at the top. SEE ALSO: 'Spider-Man' climbs 38-story skyscraper without a ... ...

What can you do when wearing Five fingers shoes

09.12.2011 · Posted in Debt Consolidation Articles

Five fingers shoes, shoes designed to overturn the traditional concept of similar shoes instead of the traditional competitive market, fingers through creative design, set off a return to the original barefoot, relaxing foot recreational sports fashion. Toe shoes have also been applied to more and more movement. ...

The Pinnacles of Borneo, They are Worth the Trek

08.01.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

A small twin engine airplane is the only way to get to Gunung Mulu National Park in Sarawak Borneo, and looking out the window you will be overwhelmed with the vastness of the jungle that lay below. Once you have landed on the isolated runway, you truly feel in the middle of nowhere. ...

Don’t Forget Temperature When You Buy Your Next Sleeping Bag

06.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Is it time to buy a new sleeping bag? If so, I strongly recommend that you take into account the temperature ranges most sleeping bags have available and buy accordingly. Check a few weather forecasts of where you are going to get an idea of what to expect, then buy a sleeping bag ...

Garmin Handheld GPS Benefits for Outdoor Excursions

05.14.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

If you enjoy hiking, bicycling, camping, hunting, fishing or other outdoor activities you can benefit from using a Garmin Handheld GPS receiver. With a GPS receiver you can enjoy your outdoor activities without becoming lost or venturing into dangerous territory unknowingly. ...

Safe Hiking Adventures – Six Tips To Keep You Safe

04.26.2009 · Posted in Family Articles

Don't let a fun hiking trip turn into a disappointment or even a disaster by failing to take some common sense safety steps. Here are six tips to help you plan and enjoy a safe hiking adventure the next time you lace up those boots and trek off into the great outdoors: ...

Extending the Life of Down Sleeping Bags

04.25.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The first step in extending the life of your down sleeping bag, is to not store it for long periods in its own sack, as it is better not to compress your bag for too long. Try to store it loosely in a dry location and, ideally, in a cotton sack if you have ...