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Hunting Hallucinogenic Honey In The Himalayas

In a career in adventure journalism, one can often find themselves in some of the most interesting yet dangerous situations in their lives. This is something professional climber and journalist Renan Ozturk knows a little something about, from his time joining Jimmy Chin and Conrad Anker documenting their summit of the famed Meru peak. But this time Renan took along Mark Synott to a lesser known region of Nepal where they found themselves along with their heavy film gear scaling a sheer cliff amidst clouds of thick fog only to be greeted by the largest honeybees in the world with only thin mesh protection. 

This is Renan, Mark Synott and Ben Ayers latest project documenting what could be the final days of a dangerous and well-respected tradition hunting a special honey believed to hold hallucinogenic and medicinal properties. For the last ten or so years, Renan has gotten to know Mauli Dhan Rai, a 58 year old Nepali who has been deemed "the last honey hunter" 

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This Could be the best 4K Northern Lights Video You’ll Ever See
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This Could be the best 4K Northern Lights Video You’ll Ever See

This Could be the best 4K Northern Lights Video You’ll Ever See

There’s really not much to say about this other than the fact  that nature can be pretty freakin’ rad, putting on light shows that make Red Rocks look like child’s play. For those of you lucky enough to have seen the Northern Lights in person, good for you, for everyone else this might be the best film we’ve ever seen capturing their surreal beauty. Filmmaker and astrophotographer Adrien Mauduit spent 10 days hanging out in the Arctic Circle to capture the Aurora Borealis at its finest,

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Start the Weekend with this Whipper
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Start the Weekend with this Whipper

Start the Weekend with this Whipper

First, you need to watch this video all the way through to truly appreciate what a spectacular whipper this is. We’re not sure what’s more impressive– the solitary foot that desperately clings to the rock as this climber loses his battle against the force of gravity, or the fact that this guy survived unscathed. A healthy reminder to wear your helmet, for the most unexpected of whippers. 

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Valentin Delluc Only Needs Four Turns For Mont-Blanc
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Valentin Delluc Only Needs Four Turns For Mont-Blanc

Valentin Delluc Only Needs Four Turns For Mont-Blanc

For those who are always getting heckled by the speed wranglers, maybe it’s a sign that inbounds skiing is no longer your thing? Perhaps it’s time for bigger and better pastures. And to that end, may we present Valentin Delluc. Delluc is avid Speedrider—the French Champion in fact—and now cruises over the slopes of Mont-Blanc like nobody’s business. In his latest clip with Red Bull, he might have only made four turns to cover the more than 7,000 feet of vertical, but hey, he’s going as fast