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See guided adventure trips from National Geographic Adventures. From the cockpit of my expedition kayak, I watch in awe as the stadium-sized iceberg 500 feet away starts to roll over. The Arctic air is dead silent as the immaculately polished white ice tilts in slow motion into the inky black sea. Hundreds of feet away…

Armed with skis and professional-caliber mountain skills, the Shifting Ice and Changing Tides all-women team is set off last week on a human- and wind-powered skiing and sailing expedition to the West Coast of Greenland. The team, made up of professional skiers, scientists, and National Geographic Young Explorer Nat Segal, will be exploring Greenland and…

Headliners: Adventure in 60 Seconds

A roundup of the latest adventure news, by Mindy Zacharjasz Talk about a killer paint job: Kayaker Wave Vidmar sets off on a 45-day expedition down the rugged California coastline where he plans to create a visual record of the state–-and kayak every recurrent great white shark attack spot in California. His secret weapon? A…

A roundup of the latest adventure news, by Mindy Zacharjasz If you fall off that horse… keep on trying to row across the Pacific. At least that’s the strategy for Dutchman Ralph Tuijn, whose cross-Pacific Zeeman Ocean Challenge came to an end last week after two aborted attempts (which cost him his solo, non-stop goal)…

A look at the latest adventure news, by Mindy Zacharjasz Talk about summer sun: Two young Brits traversing Greenland by sled and ski saw their first sunset since April, 105 days and more than 1,000 miles into what could be the longest fully unsupported polar expedition. How are the 19- and 21-year-olds keeping friends posted?…