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How to Survive a Multiday Ultrarun (Kazakhstan’s “Steppe of Misfortune”)

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in People | 0 comments

Dating back to more than a century ago, the island nation of England has been home, or starting point, to an incredible number of great explorers and adventurers who were drawn to the planet’s most sparsely...

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How to Safely Experience (and Survive) the Darien Gap

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in People, Places | 0 comments

This small, wild, isolated part of Central America marks a break in the Pan American Highway and also seems to attract a certain breed of hardy world-travelers. In the following interview, experienced jungle guide...

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How to Survive a Camel Trek

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in People | 0 comments

It sounds deliciously romantic in theory, especially if you’ve seen Lawrence of Arabia a zillion times, and have always dreamed of one day traveling across the Sahara desert sands on top of a camel.  Well, sorry...

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How to Take Great Outdoor Photos

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in People | 0 comments

What makes a truly great outdoor photo?  Better yet, how does the camera (meaning the photographer) best capture the magic of the moment? As any hiker, traveler or lover of the outdoors knows, there are those...

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How to Survive the Mongol Rally

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in People, Places | 0 comments

It’s one of the wildest and wackiest car rallies on the planet. The Mongol Rally requires drivers to travel from either London or the Czech Republic to Mongolia’s capital city, Ulan Bator. Standing in their way...

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Costa Rica’s Ambassador of Adventure: Roman Urbina

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in People | 0 comments

Roman Urbina has packed enough adventure in his 50 years that seem like several lifetimes.  The Costa Rica native has a super-impressive list of accomplishments:  long-distance swimmer who swam 20 miles to raise...

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Tough Threads

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Tough Threads | 0 comments

TOUGH THREADS! The true life-in-wilds stories behind RailRiders apparel. Years...

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Amazing “Abba”: Reality TV Star, World-Traveler, Lawyer

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in People | 0 comments

Mark “Abba” Abbattista shot to worldwide fame in late 2012 when he...

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‪Key West is Home to Annual Underwater Music Festival

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Places | 0 comments

Last weekend, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Saturday was home to...

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Crossing the Steppes of Eastern Kazakhstan

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in People, Places | 0 comments

Two young adventurers from England, Jamie Bunchuk, an award-winning travel...

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Food and Resupplying Tips on Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Fitness, People | 0 comments

Each year, nearly 1,000 people attempt to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail,...

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Gyms are Moving Outdoors

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Fitness | 0 comments

The indoor gym is becoming so yesterday. Fitness is moving outdoors in a big...

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A Love Affair with Gyroplanes

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in People | 0 comments

Randy Palma has always loved the freedom of flying, whether it’s as the pilot...

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RailRiders Design Forum!

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in R&D w/John D | 0 comments

Welcome to this new, special feature of Planet Wild. This is where I will...

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Lovin’ Adventure in RailRiders Clothing

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in People, Videos | 0 comments

New music video showcases the world of adventurers in RailRiders technical...

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Death Valley is Now Officially the Hottest Place on Earth!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in Places | 0 comments

Move over Libya, because official hotter-than-Hades bragging rights now belong...

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Crossing the Gobi Desert on Foot and by Camel

Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in People, Videos | 0 comments

In 2011, British-born adventurer Ripley Davenport led the The Gobi...

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Holy Batsh*t: ‪China Hosts First Wingsuit Flying World Championship‬

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Videos | 0 comments

Flying squirrel Jeb Corliss was among the competitors in the finals of the...

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Healthy Hiking: Getting the Most From Your Body

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Fitness, People | 0 comments

by Dr. Phil Maffetone. Hiking is something I’ve participated in since I...

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Orlando, Florida is the Nation’s “Emptiest City”

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Places | 0 comments

By “empty,” Planet Wild is not talking ghost town, but according to...

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