POND LIFE – Outdoor Activities Blog

The Changing Face of Everest – Why Were There So Many Deaths in 2019

This climbing season there has been news of a growing number of climbers dying on Mount Everest this year, although, not as a result of a single day’s unfortunate events, like in the 1996 disaster,
June 18, 2019

7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 7 Days

British Runner Set a New Time Record in the Annual ‘777’ World Marathon Challenge British runner Susannah Gill has stunned the world by attempting one of the most physically and psychologically
April 19, 2019

British Adventurer Abseils Into Active Volcanos!

Brit defies scorching temperatures to photograph active volcanoes It seems hell is not much of an
March 30, 2019

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
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
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 (August Update)

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