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Two years ago, National Geographic Traveler contributing editor Carl Hoffman shared with me an idea for his next book. It struck a chord because when I was ten I was drawn to the subject: the mysterious disappearance in 1961 of Michael Rockefeller in what was then Netherlands New Guinea. Did he drown? Was he shredded by a crocodile or shark? Or, most grisly, was he eaten by cannibals?

Quick tips about how to get started on the Appalachian Trail from Jennifer Pharr Davis, who holds the speed record (46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes) for through-hiking the American treasure.

Over the last few weeks here on Intelligent Travel, we introduced you to the 2012 Adventurers of the Year– twelve outstanding athletes with remarkable achievements in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports. We want to hear from you! Vote for the person you think best embodies the spirit of adventure to win the People’s Choice award.…

For seven years, National Geographic has combed the globe to find Adventurers of the Year, each selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports. This year the┬áNational Geographic Adventure editors selected men and women who are pioneering innovation in the world of adventure–by reinventing distance hiking on the Appalachian Trail,…

Trekking for Techies

Do you go gaga over gloves for your feet, bamboo water bottles you can shove in the dishwasher, and headlamps that let you stretch battery life to fit your trip? Then you’ll love National Geographic Adventure’s recently unveiled Gear of the Year 2010. It features the latest and best in adventure products, from wetsuits to…

Help Pick the Adventurer of the Year

National Geographic Adventure‘s “Best of” issue comes out next month and with it, the opportunity to help choose the Adventurer of the Year. On Adventure‘s website, you can read the bios of ten finalists and then rank each on a scale of one to ten. There are no standards or set formula you must follow–just…