Many of us can attest that ripping down a mountain brings immense joy. While most people choose to do so either on a bike, snowboard, or pair of skis, an adventurous few prefer speedflying. In this epic video, speedflyer Steve Ventura takes off in Austria’s snow-covered mountains and flies all the way down to the green foothills. Not only will the seasons change right before your very eyes, but watch close enough and you might even spot some wildlife.
Joe Grant is no stranger to 14ers. The Colorado resident summited all 58 over a 31-day period in 2016, using only his feet and bicycle for transport. Evidently unsatiated by that achievement, he decided to climb Nolan's 14, a string of peaks in central Colorado's Sawatch Range. Entirely unsupported, he carried everything he would need for the roughly 100-mile journey. RELATED: Kilian Jornet Goes For a "Run" in His Backyard Grant ended up setting the unsupported fastest known time for the
Abiqua and Toketee Falls aren't exactly household names, but they probably should be. Located in central Oregon, they are sculpted of the same columnar basalt responsible for Ireland's Giant's Causeway. Surrounded by lush coastal forest, they're worth a look even if you aren't particularly keen on hucking your meat. RELATED: Sketchy Cliff Jumping in SoCal This video was put together by a group of close friends, and it shows. Good vibes dominate, and their enthusiasm is infectious—even
Many people, especially in the Northern Rockies and Alaska, will happily tell you stories about their encounters with grizzly bears. However, most of those stories involve having their lives threatened by bears, not saved by them. Doug Peacock has plenty of terrifying stories about bears, but they are told with respect and understanding instead of the all-too-common fear and hatred. In fact, Peacock maintains that grizzly bears saved his life. RELATED: Aspen Official Euthanized Bear Involved