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Hitch a Ride on the High Seas

May 6, 2011

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Hitch a Ride on the High Seas

A chartered sailboat from Colombia to paradise passes through the eye of the storm.

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In Search of the Himalayas’ Hardest Climb Video

February 7, 2011

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Forget Everest — three elite climbers set out to find the most difficult rock routes in the world’s greatest range. This video shows that getting there may have been the most challenging part of the journey.

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Alone Across Greenland

January 5, 2011

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Alone Across Greenland

Two men, without any outside support, spent 42 days crossing the second-largest ice mass in the world.

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Tell Us About Your Greatest Adventure

December 3, 2010

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Tell Us About Your Greatest Adventure

We want to hear about that one trip you've taken in the past few years that pushed you to your limits and that you haven't stopped talking about.

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A Grand Adventure Gallery

November 30, 2010

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A Grand Adventure Gallery

What it’s like to climb Wyoming’s Grand Teton? These amazing photos serve as an impressive introduction to one of North America’s signature adventures.

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A Grand Adventure

November 22, 2010

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A Grand Adventure

What it’s like to climb Wyoming’s Grand Teton? Men’s Journal presents a multimedia introduction to one of North America’s signature adventures.

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Crossing the Amazon

August 30, 2010

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Crossing the Amazon

After 859 days in the jungle, Ed Stafford completes one of the last great firsts on Earth.

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The Human Missile

August 3, 2010

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The Human Missile

“Fearless” Felix Baumgartner has free-fallen across the english channel and base jumped from only 95 feet. Now he’s trying to skydive from 120,000 feet — and he’s a bit worried.

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Race Across New Zealand: What Doesn’t Kill Us Will Save Our Marriage

May 3, 2010

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Race Across New Zealand: What Doesn’t Kill Us Will Save Our Marriage

Two kids under five. 50-hour-per-week desk job. Three-hour daily commute. Wife struggling with mommy-track blues. Taking on your first three-sport adventure race — out of the question, right? No, the solution.

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Race Across New Zealand: Map Details

April 29, 2010

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Day 1, Miles 0–2: “Just pin it, mate!” That was the best pre-race advice I received, and it came from Tom Butler, our host at the Grasmere Lodge (grasmere.co.nz). Don’t pace yourself off the start, he said. “Go hard, so you’re in one of the faster packs of cyclists.” Day 1, Miles 35–57: With 3,200 [...]

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Race Across New Zealand: Prep & Gear

April 29, 2010

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Prep & Gear Six Months Out Learn to kayak: Master the prerequisite skills for Class II whitewater — breaking in and out of swift current, ferry-gliding, self-rescue. Start budgeting: Back-of-the-envelope, all-in estimate: $7,625 per person, including the $656 (U.S.) entry fee. Four Months Out Buy your ride: No niche racing bike required, just a versatile, fast [...]

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Q&A: Jeremy Wade, Host of “River Monsters”

April 23, 2010

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Q&A: Jeremy Wade, Host of “River Monsters”

With the second season of Animal Planet's "River Monsters" premiering this Sunday, MJ speaks to host Jeremy Wade about how to conquer fear and big fish that aim to "bite off the dangly bits of male swimmers."

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Borneo’s Forbidden Chasm

March 10, 2010

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Borneo’s Forbidden Chasm

Climbing’s elite headed to the jungle island in search of a bold way to the top of Mount Kinabalu. They had no idea how hard it would be just to find the bottom.

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Death Valley’s Secret Stash

February 8, 2010

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Death Valley’s Secret Stash

Like the prospectors a hundred years before them, eight grizzled ski bums came to the desert looking for a rare gem. They struck white gold when they found one of the most spectacular backcountry lines in California.

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High Drama

February 1, 2010

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High Drama

"North Face" tells the story of the 1936 contest between four men — outfitted with little more than fiber ropes, wool mittens, and perhaps a death wish — to climb the previously unscaled northern wall of the Eiger, all in the shadow of Hitler's rise to power.

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