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HIGH ROCK CHALLENGE 2013

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I finished the “#High Rock Challenge” 7 miles in 1.37 minutes, thanks to my race partner Nicki. You know, The funny part about Staten island and anyone from Staten Island will verify on this( well a real islander), is that everyone knows each other or they know someone who knows you. Soooo if you are a jerk, people will know […]

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Review of Second Annual white water rafting challenge Sat June 16 2012

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Second Annual white water rafting challenge, This event was full of surprises from the moment we arrive at the pickup location to the moment i dropped off the last people at 5:00 am. my day started really good on Saturday June 16, 2012. I got up at about 5 am, did a few chin ups, and curls, and ran in […]

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ny thrill seekers ride the challenge day 5

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Day 5 Tuesday may 28th, I got up at 5am, once again I’m writing on my blog and getting ready for my ride I will be out early this morning. Today we got in Poland Ohio, it has been a long day and pretty hard, the road was really bad and the traffic was difficult to drive in. the drives […]

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Ride The Challenge From NYC to Chicago. day before the ride…

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Good morning everyone, ok, sooo…. today is Thursdays may 24th 2012 the day before the “Ride The Challenge From NYC to Chicago” I’m a little nervous and very excited about this event. This morning I got up at 5:00 took a shower and when for a small ride on my truck to relax a bit… lol. today is my day […]

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what is Tyrolean Traverses

A Tyrolean traverse is one method of crossing through free space between two high points on a rope.  In rock climbing a Tyrolean traverse is most often used to return to the main part of a wall after climbing a detached pillar.  Mountain Skills Climbing Guides can incorporate these scenarios into group rock climbing activities. Originally posted 2012-04-24 09:00:28.

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what is Rappelling

Rappelling is the controlled decent down a rope, climbers use this technique when a clifff or slope is to steep to decend without protection.  Rappelling is also a ton of fun and a great skill to learn.  Rappelling can be taught as a single skill or it can also be incorporated into any day with Mountain Skills Climbing Guides. Originally […]

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Buying a Sleeping Bag

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Buying the right sleeping bag can be as crucial as where you go camping. Check out some of our tips on determining the right sleeping bag. Determine the Purpose of the Sleeping Bag If being used for family camping – consider comfort If backcountry camping – consider weight and size Determine the Shape Rectangular type Provides more space for movement […]

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NY THRILL SEEKERS SCAVENGER HUNT, $1000 PRIZE, List B

You must collect ONLY 12 items from this list, for rules and details go to nythrillseekers.com or facebook.com/nythrillseekers Pic of you and town mayor or political figure, holding the banner or t-shirt on. Picture of you and bus driver in public bus with banner. Extra points if he holds the banner with passengers too. Picture of subway train driver and […]

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Scuba Diving in Belize

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You know you’re a thrill seeker if looking at this terrifying photo of Belize’s Great Blue Hole makes you want to scuba dive. This underwater sink hole measures 984 feet across and 407 feet deep, and is one of the most popular scuba diving spots in the world. The crystal clear water is filled with many unique fish species, but […]

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Bungee Jumping in Switzerland

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If you’ve ever wanted to feel like James Bond, bungee jumping off Switzerland’s Contra Dam is the activity for you. As featured in the opening sequence of 1995’s Goldeneye, you too can experience this thrilling 720 foot (220 m) plunge down the face of this glorious dam. Bungee jumping is great for thrill seekers because of its unique rebound effect, […]

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