If there’s one thing Titanic should have taught you is that icebergs are freakin’ scary. Sure, they’re known to hide 90 percent of their bulk under the surface, but every now and then they get a little top heavy and literally flip. On a recent expedition into iceberg-strewn waters, explorer Mike Horn and an unknown climbing partner went for a quick afternoon lap with the ice tools on a floating chunk of ice. Out of nowhere, the iceberg flipped with them still on it, tossing them into the frigid waters.
Finishing any section of the Pacific Crest Trail is an accomplishment in its own right, but Emily Halnon took that challenge one step further. She broke the trail speed record on the Oregon section of the PCT after traversing 455 miles over seven days. The inspiration for the adventure came from Halnon's mother, Andrea Halnon, who was an avid runner herself. This past January, Emily lost her mother to cancer and decided to run part of the PCT to honor her incredible spirit. RELATED: Full
In what might be one of the more incredible adventure stories to come out of the ongoing worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, an Argentine sailor pulled a move right out of a movie. Juan Manuel Ballestero was docked in Porto Santo, a small Portuguese island off the coast of Africa, when the whole world began shutting down. With his family - and 90-year-old father – back home in Argentina, he felt the need to return to them immediately. Except when international air travel ground to a halt, the only