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StoryHarry Lusted • Jul 16, 2020

The Gatekeeper of Mt. Kenya

Fear and rejection on Africa’s second highest mountain

In a twist of irony, Dennis Beare (pictured) and the team discovered some of the best trails of their 8 day trip around Narwanda village, close to the Iran-Iraq border, despite many of the trails being surrounded by old legacy minefields from the Iran-Iraq war in the early 1980s.

StoryAaron Gulley • Jul 14, 2020

The Lost Trails of Zagros: Mountain Biking in Iraqi Kurdistan

An exploration of the Zagros mountains of northern Iraq by mountain bike

Photo: © Trump Golf

StoryTony Butt • Jul 03, 2020

Sacrificing Nature for Golf

The inherent dangers of over-riding nature’s defence systems

StoryLena Drapella • Jun 26, 2020

Unlocked: Deep Water Soloing the Cliffs of Swanage

Lena Drapella, Tom Livingstone and Ben Corbey discovering the climbing potential of their backyards fresh out of lockdown

The view from the higher west summit of Mount Elbrus, looking down towards the slightly lower east summit.

StoryDavid Pickford • Jun 18, 2020

Titan of the Caucasus

A photo essay from the ascent of Mount Elbrus

StoryHannah Bailey • Jun 18, 2020

Learning the Lessons from Jeju with Filmmaker Nicole Gormley

Chatting connection to the ocean, filmmaking and time spent with the haenyao of South Korea

Photo: © Matthew Ferraro

StoryAndreas B. Heide • Jun 12, 2020

Dancing with Orcas

The story of a passion for the ocean and three winters with killer whales in Arctic Norway

StorySam Hill • Jun 09, 2020

Disillusion in the High Atlas

Extreme weather and abandoned optimism in western Morocco.

VideoBASE editorial team • Jun 09, 2020

Inclusion, Bikes and Hand-Drawn Heroes

If you can’t find a hero, create your own

StoryChris Hunt • Jun 03, 2020

Fen to Fell: Bikepacking from England’s Lowest to Highest Point

From Holme Fen, Cambridgeshire to Scafell, Cumbria


InterviewBASE editorial team • May 28, 2020

What Can Ocean Sailing Teach Us About Isolation?

A conversation with record breaking yachtswoman Pip Hare

VideoBASE editorial team • May 27, 2020

A Feather in the West

Discovering new sea cliff climbing routes on the small Irish island of Owey

VideoBASE editorial team • May 21, 2020

Into the Rift: The Story of the Atlas Mountain Race

Capturing the human drama set against an otherworldly landscape, Into the Rift is an in-depth look at a true cycling adventure.

InterviewHannah Bailey • May 21, 2020

The BASE Interview #03: Marie-France Roy

Known for being one of the most stylish and versatile riders in international snowboarding.

StoryWill Appleyard • May 15, 2020

Deep Way Down

A diver’s journey into the beauty and mystery of the underwater world

Story • May 15, 2020

Iberian Coast to Coast

Cycling from Girona to Portugal – 1200km in 56 hours

StoryFabian Buhl • Apr 28, 2020

Negotiating Ice and Thermals

Fabian Buhl climbs Cerro Torre and paraglides from the summit

Steve McClure on Rainman - Photo © Ian Burton

StorySteve Mclure • Apr 22, 2020

What It Means To Be A Climber In The Age Of COVID-19

Steve Mclure talks progression in climbing during the corona virus lockdown in the UK

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