Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.
Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.
By Joanne Rochman UPDATE 6/17/2013: THERE IS NO LONGER ACCESS TO THE ROXBURY GARNET MINE. THE MINE IS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY AND THE CURRENT OWNER ALLOWS NO ACCESS. Okay, so maybe it’s not exactly like […]
By Dani Frank Down, stroke, up, repeat. The repetitive motion of rowing is as calming and routine as the waves upon which your kayak rides. Forget the treadmill and elliptical, climates have grown temperate and […]
While metal detecting has evolved to a near science with all of the high tech features now available on detectors, the thrill still comes down to the hunt for buried treasure. While many enjoy hunting by the sea, others swear that old cornfields are the best sites for discovering precious objects. Here are some accounts of the best places to go metal detecting.
By Dani Frank Climbing atop a dapple-gray pony and taking a trot down a shaded trail, ending at the mouth of a rippling pond, is a picture-perfect fantasy for many, from little girls to grown […]
By Dani Frank Bike culture has thoroughly invaded the country, taking cues from bike rental programs in Europe, recent green, eco-conscious and alternative energy movements and an economic down-turn declaring pedal pushing a more profitable […]
By Dani Frank Waking up in the same bed and heading down to the same bacon, eggs and coffee getting to be a little monotonous? An overnight winter escape may be just the thing to […]
By Dani Frank From the deer holding court in your own backyard to the Hostas growing in your front yard, a three-course meal for said deer, Connecticut’s native wildlife and plant life are reminders of […]