Meet the outstanding individuals who made our year in adventure with their remarkable achievements in exploration, conservation, humanitarianism, and adventure sports. Get to know them in photos and in-depth profiles. Then vote every day to determine the 2015 People's Choice Adventurer of the Year.

Adventure can mean many things, whether it’s scaling Himalayan faces or drawing attention to our world’s fragile landscapes. Be bold. Be curious. Be a part of something bigger. Be adventure.

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