Cinema Sunday: Mount Everest

We are officially launching a new feature here on Tripleblaze.com: a weekly blog post titled “Cinema Sunday.” Each week we’ll bring you a new video relating to the outdoors. It might have to do with hiking, camping, caving, or just some of the amazing natural phenomena that you can see around the world, but one …

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127 Hours Movie Review

Last week I got a chance to watch the film 127 Hours, the true story about hiker Aron Ralston’s ordeal in the Utah desert in 2003. For those who don’t already know the story, Ralston was hiking/climbing solo in Blue John Canyon, Utah when a boulder fell and pinned his arm, trapping him for days …

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Outdoor Book Review: No Way Down – Life and Death on K2

If you’ve been following the Tripleblaze blog for a while you know I’m really into reading outdoor adventure stories. This summer I got an early read of No Way Down by Graham Bowley which offers a chilling account of the 2008 climbing season on K2 when 11 climbers died in a series of accidents on …

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13-year-old Summits Mount Everest

If you read Outside magazine, you’re probably familiar with Jordan Romero, the 13-year old California climber who was training for an Everest Summit attempt. Well, on May 22, Jordan and his team made the summit and blew away the previous record for youngest climber to scale Mount Everest (16 year old Temba Tsheri from Nepal). …

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