Few in the passionate throng who anticipate the annual Ironman race realize how close the original idea for the race was to being left for dead. This is the story of Ironman’s unlikely genesis.
Galvanised by their 6,000-meter ascent, a party of climbers disregard the most basic safety rule. The rescue worker is well reputed, but up there, life hangs by a thread.
Arches, Canyonlands, Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef…. Five of the most beautiful National Parks in the US are a stone’s throw from Moab, Utah, America’s capital city of extreme sports.
The bodies of the highly experienced Scottish climbers were recovered on Wednesday following a fatal fall on Ben Hope in the Highlands.
Tdrihe Khan Khentii mountains stretched before us, from one end of the azure sky to the other.
This story was originally published in print, in the Summer 2016 issue of The Outdoor Journal, you can subscribe here. .
This article initially featured in issue 13 of The Outdoor Journal, you can subscribe here. .