South America

Gallery: Damming Chile's Rio Baker

Chilean Patagonia is an adventurer's paradise, a land of raging whitewater, dazzling glaciers, and pink-fleshed lunker trout. Photographer

Adventure Icon: Nikki Kimball

[38, BOZEMAN, MONTANA]Fun? The race? Fun? Yeah, there were parts of it that were fun. One time, five of us were running along the singletrack and saw this wasp nest, and there was nothing...

Adventure Icon: Trip Jennings

[27, PORTLAND, OREGON]There's no road map that shows you how to make a living as a kayaker and filmmaker, but last December I knew I had done it when I paid my cell-phone bill on time. The...

Books: The Routes of Man

For more than 25 years, Ted Conover has pushed immersion journalism to the highest levels. He rode the rails with hobos in Rolling Nowhere, smuggled himself across the U.S.-Mexico...

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The Best Adventure Philanthropy Trips

Want to take an exotic trip and engage in some do-gooding, too? Check out Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy's next adventure tour, which combines climbing Kilimanjaro with building a fishpond at...

The New Rules: Know When to Say When

Team Calleva was exhausted. The four professional American adventure racers were trekking down a cliffside Chilean beach near Cape Froward, the southernmost point on the South American mainland....

Best Winter Adventures: Aysen Glacier Trail

If you ever said you'd go to the end of the earth for someone, you might have meant Patagonia. Chilean Patagonia is like California 150 years ago, its rugged green mountains, silica-blue rivers,...

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