POND LIFE – Outdoor Activities Blog

How Do You Test Superglue? Glue Your Feet to a Hot Air Balloon!

A Russian TV Producer glues his shoes to the underside of a hot air balloon. Attached only by a pair of trainers, the glue...and a wooden board. After proving the glue's effectiveness he
March 19, 2019

Shotover River Jet Boating in Queenstown

Our recent trip to Queenstown in the South Island offered one of the highlights of our tour of New Zealand. With the area becoming the world's 'go-to' destination for adventure sports, the
March 17, 2019

Canyon Fox and Swing in Queenstown, New Zealand

For a long time, bungee experiences in Queenstown were dominated by A.J.Hackett. But now, there's a
March 16, 2019

British Surfer Sets Record For Biggest Wave Ever Ridden!

In December, British surfer Tom Butler rode a 100-foot wave at Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, Portugal
March 12, 2019

Scrambling in the Lake District

By Matt Cook If you've been hill walking in the Lake District, or even just a passing guest
January 25, 2019

Best Mountain Biking Helmets for the UK in 2019

Whether you’re the type of mountain biker who likes to rumble along country lanes, or rocket
January 23, 2019

US Explorer Completes 1st Unaided Solo Trek of Antarctica

US explorer Colin O’Brady managed to cross 932 miles of ice-covered ground in 54 days, completing
January 15, 2019

Preparations for Adventurous Road Trips in the UK

It’s fair to say that the options are endless when planning a road trip in the UK. But as any
December 14, 2018

Best Value Mens’ Cycling Helmet for the UK 2019

Broken arms and legs can heal, and a scrape or two will only add street-cred to you as a dedicated
December 13, 2018

Hang Glider Launched Unattached – Swiss Alps

An American tourist has had a horrifying experience when launched on his first hang gliding flight,
December 13, 2018