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Behind the Shot: Will Gadd on Mixed Climbing Overhead Hazard at Helmcken Falls, BC

Climber Will Gadd and photographer Christian Pondella, a dream team athlete-photographer duo with 15 years of experience working together, worked together to get this shot on the first ascent of Overhead Hazard. Will claims it is the hardest route multi-pitch mixed route in the world so far and the coldest he has ever been—now that’s saying…

ADVENTURE Wins Top Travel Journalism Awards

Excuse us while we gloat, but ADVENTURE won 5 awards—two golds and three silvers—in the 2009 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, which honors the best in travel journalism. • Gold: Article on Adventure Travel, Contributing Editor Kira Salak, "Trekking Bhutan's Higher Planes" • Gold: Magazine Photo Illustration of Travel Article, George Steinmetz, "Best of Adventure/Africa's…