National Geographic Adventure - Dream It. Plan It. Do It.

Big Dreams: Relive It
South Pole Race
Web Favorites
Photo Gallery:
Surfing California's Secret Breaks

Photo: Surfer

The location of the most sublime wilderness surf break on California's Lost Coast is classified information. Catch a glimpse of the secret beaches.
View the photos

Travel Directory

Photo: African safari

Our Travel Directory is now available online. Browse
more than 50 outfitters,
sorted by region.
Travel Directory

Most Popular Stories

1. Adventure Travel:
The 25 Best Trips

2. Reader Photo Album

3. Video: Hallucinogenic Ayahuasca in the Peruvian Amazon

4. Alive! Then & Now: Retracing the Andes Survivors' Escape Route

5. Whaling Wars at the Bottom of the World

* * *

How to Retrace the 1912 Race to the South Pole
Four men trek to the South Pole in Captain Robert Falcon Scott's footsteps (and underwear)—unlike Scott's crew, they manage to survive.

Photo: Base camp
1 of 5 »

E-mail a Friend

Image: Map mapXchange
Free maps to
use with TOPO!

Photo: Kayaker Adventurer's Handbook
How to beach a kayak

Photo: Shoe Outdoor Gear Store
Buy the right gear right now