Himalaya Alpine Guides is managed by Luke Smithwick, a highly experienced and knowledgeable western mountain guide that lives in Kathmandu. He is continually developing new climbs and exploratories through local interaction and research.
The Himalayan Stove Project is a humanitarian & philanthropic program. It is dedicated to preserving the Himalayan environment and improving the health of the people living in the trans-Himalayan region. We donate and distribute, free, clean-burning, fuel-efficient Envirofit cook stoves, transforming the lives of individuals and families who now cook with traditional, rudimentary stoves or over open fire pits inside their homes, consuming excessive amounts of precious fuel and polluting the indoor air to dangerously unhealthy levels.
Davide Peluzzi and team will search for fossils of Gigantopithecus, in the most extreme vertical Gaurishankar. From forests to mountains of hidden Rolwaling Himal over Mount Takargo.
Kokodak Peak Expedition 04.07. – 31.07.2015
Pik Lenin Expedition 25.07. – 18.08.2015
Mount Elbrus 31.07. – 08.08.2015
Muztagh Ata 01.08. – 23.08.2015
Manaslu Expedition 03.09. – 18.10.2015
Carstensz Pyramide 20.09. – 11.10.2015
Putha Hiunchuli Expedition 24.09 – 26.10.2015
Himlung Expedition 08.10. – 08.11.2015
Aconcagua Expedition 26.12.2015 – 16.01.2016
Mount Vinson Expedition 05.01. – 25.01.2016
Everest, South Col
Jelle plans climbing the 7 Summits and reaching them with human power.
Luc Labelle, Nika De Jocas-McCrae and Julien Granger
7 rivers, 7 continents, Mark Kalch paddling source to sea the longest river on each continent. A total distance of some 35 000km. Amazon River (South America), 4150 miles - completed 2007/2008
Missouri - Mississippi River (North America), 3780 miles - completed 2012
Volga River (Europe), 2300 miles - 2014
Nile River (Africa), 4132 miles
Yangtze River (Asia), 3916 miles
Murray-Darling River (Australia), 2904 miles
Onyx River (Antarctica), 25 miles
On May 1st, 2015 he will start a traverse of South America via the Amazon. First he will start off on a 750 km bicycle ride from Lima, Peru, to a small town, San Francisco. Thereafter he will attempt "floating" the Apurimac River, Ene, Tambo, Ucayali and Amazonas, in total 6130 km. His final leg is running with the Polish flag from Belem in Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean.
The #CaspianChallenge – May 2015. Laura Kennington to kayak the entire length of the Volga River in Russia, from source to sea. 2300 km Europe's longest river. The source to sea descent of this river will take her from the Valdai Hills north west of Moscow, through magnificent Russian countryside steeped in history, and across busy commercial waterways, before eventually leading out to the Caspian Sea.
2013 to Svalbard and as far North as possible.
Sailing for ever.
The goal: to live the most outlandish experiences the world has to offer through a five-year world sailing circumnavigation. Emphasizing cultural engagement, high adventure, and extreme sport, the sailboat Wizard’s Eye acts as a base and staging point for expeditions ranging from deep sea cave diving to Mountaineering and everything in-between.
Year 1 - Mexico to New Zealand
Year 2 - New Zealand to India
Year 3 - India to South Africa
Year 4 - South Africa to the USA
Year 5 - Northwest Passage
The main character, Tyler Bradt, is a professional whitewater kayaker who holds the world record for the highest waterfall ever run in a kayak, 189.5 feet tall.
Anasazi Racing is James Burwick, Somira Sao and their three small children Tormentina, Raivo Max, and Pearl (ages 4, 2, & 2 months old). They are a family of five, making long distance ocean passages on a 40' performance sailboat. James is a professional climber & sailor. Somira was born in a Khmer Rouge work camp during the Pol Pot regime. She escaped & immigrated with her parents to the United States at age 4 as a Cambodian refugee.
Blind adventurer, Next adventure: kayak the Grand Canyon.
self-powered, long distance kayak and bicycle trips.
2014 — ? (MAY 2014: I'm making cool route but don't want to share it ahead of time)
2013 — Paddling plus Trekking
2012 — Another World Brazil
2011 — Across Baikal
2010 — 2.700km in a kayak along the Volga
2008 — 10.000km by bike from Moscow to Vladivostok
A love of the ocean, adventure and the simple pleasure of sailing, coupled with a natural, creative talent have conspired to ensure that Christophe Launay is one of most inspiring photographers to emerge from France in recent years. His portfolio is a testament to his life experience with images ranging from powerful visions of offshore yacht racing, to serene and beautiful underwater compositions.
Fyodor/Fedor Konyukhov will attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean from Valparaiso (Chile), and the finish after 200 days - in Brisbane (Australia)\rDecember 2013 to May 2014.\r
Ania and Mat on bicycle journey from Europe to Asia.
Humanitarian work and adventure in Himalayas and Greenland.
travelling around the equator in one and the same vehicle. This journey will lead Ebrahim over 35.000 kilometers of water and 15.000 kilometers of land, in total 50,000 kilometers. The expedition will take more then four years.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950. We fund a significant proportion of federally supported basic research.
Chris Davenport - ski mountaineer.
Susan R. Eaton, a Calgary-based geologist, geophysicist, journalist and Arctic and Antarctic snorkeler, is leading two all-female extreme snorkel relays to the Canadian Arctic, in 2014 and 2016. The purpose of the proof of concept expedition (July 2014) and the larger Northwest Passage snorkel relay (summer 2016), is to raise awareness of disappearing sea ice and climate change in the Arctic and to engage Inuit women and girls in building sustainable communities.
The Ice Legacy Project with Borge Ousland and Vincent Colliard is aiming to cross the 20 world largest glaciers: "Believe, Preserve, Transmit". First phase starts beginning of August 2014 on the ice of the Svalbard Archipelago. Together they plan to cross 20 of the largest glaciers in the world on skis, in a nearly 10-year journey that will take them from Russia to Alaska, and from Patagonia to Pakistan.
Barneo drifting Ice Camp opens every year in April for about a month on the Arctic sea ice near the North Pole, supporting scientific and skiers. Barneo ice airfield takes regular flights of an An-74 from Longyearbyen, Svalbard and two local based Mi-8 helicopters.
Irish team, Mike and Clare crossing the major ice fields of the world.
Under The Pole is a series of submarine polar expeditions aiming at exploring the hidden face of Arctic and Antarctic polar regions in their diversities. A new submarine approach providing world unique images and a better scientific knowledge of the environment.
The objective is to accomplish a circular 7000 km (4349.59 mi) route inside the continent during the months of November 2015 until February 2016, one hundred days of duration. Plateau Station - South Pole of Inaccessibility - Vostok - Concordia - Dome Argus Kulun - Dome Fuji - End Novo.
ANI supports expeditions that ski, climb, fly or drive on Antarctica. They operate from Punta Arenas in Chile, with base camp, Union Glacier (79° 45'S, 083° 14'W), on Antarctica.
ALE provides the logistic support and safety backup needed for climbing groups to Mount Vinson and other Antarctica peaks, expeditions to the South Pole and flights to Antarctica. They operate from Punta Arenas in Chile, with base camp, Union Glacier (79° 45'S, 083° 14'W), on Antarctica. ALE owns ANI.
ALCI provides the logistic support and safety backup needed for climbing groups and ski expeditions to the South Pole operating from Cape Town, South Africa, to Novo Base (70° 46’37”S, 011° 49’26”E) on Antarctica.
Arrival Heights Camera, Observation Hill Camera, McMurdo Mobile Camera, as well as links to South Pole Station and Palmer Station cameras.
Photos of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station taken every 15 minutes (if a relay satellite is available for transmission) from the roof of the National Science Foundation's Atmospheric Research Observatory (ARO) which houses NOAA/ESRL's Clean Air Facility.
In order to preserve the life of the camera, it is tilted down toward the snow when the sun is in the field of view, which occurs for several weeks around sunset (March) and sunrise (September) when the sun marches in a circle above the horizon. From mid-April until mid-August the moon and the aurora australis provide the only natural lighting. The camera is shut off from about mid April to early September.
Jeffrey Donenfeld is a field consultant, interactive strategist, and expedition photographer - working on Antarctica.
Dimitri Kieffer circumnavigating the world through human power while connecting different societies, civilizations and landscapes.
Journeys of adventure and exploration.
25 journeys by different non-motorized means, each 1000+ miles. 7 journeys down, 18 to go (May 2013).
First Angelo wants to travel around the world from East to West and then from Pole to Pole (Expedition 720°). Angelo's expedition kicks off in August 2014 when he starts cycling from Los Angeles in California to Anchorage in Alaska.