2012 <i>Outside</i> Adventurers of the Year

Meet the men and women on the knife's edge of exploration

Felicity Aston

Antarctic solo skier Felicity Aston    Photo: Associated Press

They scaled killer cliffs in the Himalayas, hauled sleds across Antarctica, and took on the planet’s deadliest rapids in tiny plastic boats. Meet Outside’s 2012 Adventurers of the Year, the men and women remapping exploration’s outer edge.

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