It’s been an exciting week for the older generation of outdoor athletes. First, a 69-year-old hiker was stung almost 300 times by killer bees and survived. Continue Reading →
Albert Watson, 69, was hiking up Lone Mountain, just outside of Las Vegas, late last Friday afternoon as he had done many times before. This time, however, was different. Continue Reading →
A lot of us suspected it, and now we have proof.
A rare and remarkable finding at an the archaeological site of Xultun in the northeast corner of the country clearly indicates that the Mayan calendar goes on for another 7000 years. Continue Reading →
Scottish tourists Violet and Archibald D’Mello were visiting the Kragga Kamma Game Park in South Africa last week to celebrate Violet’s 60th birthday. Violet was posing for pictures with a pair of male cheetahs named Mark and Montey when one of the supposedly tame cheetahs clamped his mouth around an eight-year-old girl’s leg. Continue Reading →
I did some pretty stupid things as a teenager. I mean REALLY stupid. We used to get drunk in the gravel pits outside of town. Then, when we were good and sloshed, we’d pull out an old snowboard and try to ride it down the gravel slopes. It was hard to do sober, let alone falling-down drunk, and if you fell it meant a nasty tumble down a steep rocky hill. We went home bruised and bloodied more than once. Continue Reading →
At 10 a.m. local time massive a avalanche tumbled of from the shoulder of Nuptuse and swept across the path between camps one and two. When I say massive, I’m not kidding. Check out the lead photo on Outside Online’s story, which shows how the massive cloud of falling snow dwarfs the tiny dots of black that are the camp. Continue Reading →