Maverick adventure magazine 9

Welcome to the Maverick adventure magazine. A regular digital publication with news, events and videos for outdoor enthusiasts.

Dawn Wall

There has been one adventure story that has dominated the news this week – the incredible free climb on the on the 3,000 foot El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park, CA.

Watch Tommy climb pitch 15 (5.14c) in this first footage released by the film crew on the wall.

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Tommy Caldwell talks about climbing the Dawn Wall

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ABC interview with Alex Honnould explaining the difficulty of the challenge

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Outdoor Events 

Sportives

There are some great Sportives this year – including the Mad Hatter and Wiltshire Wildcat.  Check out the event listings on the Cyclosport or Book My ride websites

Mountain bike races and events

How about a Mountain bike challenge or race? Check out the event listings on MoreDirt or XCRacer. There are also a number of night time races to test out your lastest superbright LED headlamp that you got for Christmas!

Fort William Adventure Festival

The festival programme has been confirmed with showcase films from the European film Tour,  the best of Banff World Film Tour and Climbing, Mountain Biking  and Canoeing events. It’s going to be a great festival again this year.


Inspiring adventures

The 10th annual Adventure Film Festival features 11 of the world’s most exciting action and adventure documentary films at 30 locations nationwide during January and February 2015.

The best of Trail Ninga – From Afganistan to Argentina


Action Videos 

Incredible footage from Candide Thovex as he filmed himself skiing through the resort Val Blanc in France. Watch out for the trees sequence

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Mountain Biking on a Bob Skeigh run – need I say more!


 Gear

Visijax intelligent jackets

Visijax intelligent jacket

One of the highlights from CES was the Visijax intelligent jacket from UK company Wearable technologies

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Garmin Fenix3

Smart watches and wearable technology are a big trend in 2015 and featured highly in CES,  DC Rainmaker and CNET review one of the new hot products on display, the Fenix3

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Drones & Action cameras

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was stacked with new action camera and drones, Bike Radar has the highlights including the Hexo+ that flies itself!

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Quote of the week

Tread your own path, you’ll never make it as a follower  Ed Sheeran


 

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