News from the Field

Spoiler: Carnage and Chaos at the Tour

In a chaotic start to this year's Tour de France, Marcel Kittel won the race's first stage, with contenders for the overall Alberto Contador and Ryder Hesjedal crashing, sustaining minor injuries.... Read More

Pakistan Orders Cliimbers Off Nanga Parbat

Following the terrorist attack on Nanga Parbat in which gummen attacked and killed 10 foreign tourists, Pakistan has suspended all mountaineering expeditions on the mountain. Fifty to fifty-five... Read More

Google Street View Trekker Now On Loan

Looking for the perfect camera for your next adventure? Google will lend you a pretty nice one, for free, provided your destination is worthy of Street View. The company announced Thursday that it... Read More

Rare Bird Sighted, Flies Into Turbine

The last time the white-throated needletale was spotted in the United Kingdom, the U.S. was about to invade Iraq for the first time, so when the rare bird was sighted in the Herbrides, a group of... Read More