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The First Kayak Descent of This Gorge is Actually Insane

These kayakers just completed a feat that was "way beyond anything anyone's ever attempted in a kayak." 

A group of professional kayakers headed deep into the jungle in Papa New Guinea to complete the first descent of the Beriman Gorge, a 25-mile run lined with sheer limestone walls that rise up to 4,000 feet above the river. Basically, they were smack in the middle of a vertical jungle. Once they were in there, there was no chance for rescue or resupply—there was no way out but to ride the gnarly – but absolutely beautiful – river to the ocean.

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Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?
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Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?

Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?

The rock climbing world has never been immune to influence from outside parties. A few years ago, we saw that infamous Citibank commercial featuring none other than Alex Honnold and Katie Brown. Now, everybody’s second favorite free-soloist, Chris Sharma, gets the Polo Ralph Lauren Fragrance treatment. Not sure what to think of this, but they made sure to get the shot of him taking that shirt off. Either way, Sharma still crushes.

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Here’s What Goes into A High-Angle Climbing Rescue
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Here’s What Goes into A High-Angle Climbing Rescue

Here’s What Goes into A High-Angle Climbing Rescue

Climbing is inherently a dangerous sport, and the fact is accidents do happen. Luckily, many popular climbing areas around the US are close enough to major metro areas that SAR teams can respond almost immediately. Last week, a climber was involved in an accident in Eldorado Canyon, a classic climbing area near Boulder, CO. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group was quick to respond, and made a short film detailing what goes into rescue off a vertical rock face. 600 feet of rope, medical equipment, and

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Toxaway : A Southeastern Whitewater Gem
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Toxaway : A Southeastern Whitewater Gem

Toxaway : A Southeastern Whitewater Gem

Come flying down some whitewater on the Toxaway River, with some nice proper flow! The Toxaway is a true whitewater gem to Western North Carolina and particularly the escarpment. It's going to be hard to forget this rad day out on some massive whitewater!