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Riding and Paddling Across the Mongolian Altai Mountains

Along the way, they encountered a few locals hunting with golden eagles, intense whitewater sections, and a ruthless climate. In the words of Schusler, "This was not an adventure these young lads would soon forget."

Jun 15, 2017

The Hardest Mountain Biking Race on Earth

The Mongolia Bike Challenge may be the most demanding mountain-bike race on earth. Started in 2010 as a ten-day event with multiple stage lengths in excess of 100 miles, the route takes riders through remote and mountainous terrain teeming with wild horses and with little in the way of course marshals—it’s each racer’s responsibility to carry a GPS tracking device.

Devon O'Neil
Sep 8, 2016

Racing the Mongol Derby

The ponies that carried Genghis Khan’s warriors are small, tough, and skittish as hell, making the prospect of riding them for 1,000 kilometers seem downright insane. American cowboy Will Grant couldn’t resist, so he entered the Mongol Derby—the longest, hardest horse race in the world—determined not just to finish but to win.

Will Grant
Apr 11, 2013