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Brad Wetzler

Brad Wetzler

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Brad Wetzler
Jan 29, 2008

The undersea adventures and wisdom of explorer Jacques Cousteau

Brad Wetzler
Nov 20, 2007

Putting Krakauer in a Frozen Grave

Sending Jon Krakauer to Everest was my idea. After the news broke, I spent the better part of a day wondering if I'd put him in a frozen grave.

Brad Wetzler
Aug 15, 2006

Widen the horizons of adventure by taking the controls and becoming a pilot

Brad Wetzler, Anthony Cerretani, and Melinda Mahaffey
Sep 1, 2005

Nevada may be big and windswept, but don't dare call it empty. An adventure road trip through the Silver State turns up a secret-stash playland of backcountry splendor, high-end diversions, and a horizon that never stops beckoning.

Brad Wetzler
Sep 1, 2005

Brad Wetzler
Oct 1, 2004

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's plane wreckage answers a 60-year-old riddle. Or does it?

Brad Wetzler
Jul 1, 2004

Three regular guys prepare to venture into orbit in a helium balloon. And thus is Amended the Grand Roll of Space Heroes: Shepard. Glenn. Armstrong — and Dave, John, and Bob

Brad Wetzler
May 2, 2004

What do you get when you bus two dozen high school seniors from the Nebraska flatlands to the peaks of Colorado for their first winter trip to the Rockies? You get an all-American rite of passage, gangsta rap, and terror on the bunny slope. You get kissy-face, rough surf in the hot tub, flaming stogies, brazen thongs, and a blizzard of memories that will last f

Brad Wetzler
Dec 1, 2003

Lodges at base camp? Tourists on oxygen? Everyone seems to have a vision for the next 50 years on the world's highest mountain.

Brad Wetzler
May 1, 2003

Mount Everest becomes a prize on TV's Global Extremes. Is this a Good Thing?

Brad Wetzler
Dec 1, 2002

Mount Everest becomes a prize on TV's Global Extremes. Is this a Good Thing?

Brad Wetzler
Dec 1, 2002

A quarter-century after he changed everything by summiting Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, Reinhold Messner is looking fit, feeling adventurous, and acting about as mellow as a snapping turtle. Ah, well: Great men aren't always sweethearts—and Messner is still the best there ever was.

Brad Wetzler
Oct 1, 2002

Scientists never bought his theories, but Thor Heyerdahl's prove-it-yourself adventures captivated the world

Brad Wetzler
Jan 6, 2002

WILL GADD is a world-class adventurer who wants his exploits to pay off. He tackles breakthrough climbs all over the planet (sounds good), makes so-so money doing it (less good), and could easily get killed every time he goes to work (sounds bad). Is this any way to make a living?

Brad Wetzler
Jan 4, 2002