Posts by New Century Expeditions

Avoid death in the mountains using this crampon sharpening technique

When climbing snowy mountains, sharp crampons and a reliable ice axe are the difference between life and death. A climber died on Tweeinot in 2018 because he wasn’t wearing his crampons even though he carried them. Apparently, he didn’t have an ice axe, either. This video shows you how to sharpen your crampons easily and quickly. Check out the video and see what you think. Enjoy the World Beyond experience. Thank you for watching and please support & subscribe!     — Thank you for watching my video. I hope that you will keep up with my video posts on
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Categories: How To and Training session.

How can a dead author publish a book?

Michael Crichton has published a book after death. How is this possible? Watch the video and find out. The book Dragon’s Teeth is a short and entertaining read. It’s based on real characters from the mid-1800’s chasing after fossil dinosaurs. The action is continuous and believable, making it even more interesting. There’s one thing that’s missing compared to later Crichton novels, though it doesn’t ruin the book at all. Check out the video and see what you think. Enjoy this motivational video. Thank you for watching and please subscribe! Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/ALinsdau Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alinsdaupolar/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alinsdau Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alinsdau/ Website: http://www.ncexped.com/ Twitter:
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Categories: Reviews.

Where can you practice defying death in Jackson Hole?

Teton Boulder Park is the perfect place to practice death-defying skills in relative safety. Located at the base of Snow King mountain, this completely free and open rock climbing park is available for anyone. The town’s Parks and Recreation Department supports a weekly Town Pump climbing competition during the summer. This park is the perfect place to unleash the kids while you take a break. You can try your climbing skills on easy challenges. There are tough routes that Aaron has yet to figure out, too. There’s even a slackline set up for people to try their tightrope walking skills.
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Categories: motivation, physical, training, Training session, and Travel.

How to avoid death by not becoming lost with your cell phone

It’s really easy to become lost in the woods, become hypothermic, and die. Especially when there’s snow and you have no way to communicate that you’re in trouble. I found a Backpacker article that talked about that, how a Colorado hiker become lost because he solely relied on his cell phone. It’s tempting, you assume it’ll work, but when it fails, what happens? Find out… Check out the video and see what you think. Enjoy this motivational video. Thank you for watching and please subscribe!
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Categories: Reviews and Travel.

Is This Best-Selling Author Worth Your Time?

Map of Bones by James Rollins is an entertaining roller coaster of a book. But is it worth purchasing and reading? This review delves into a few of the peculiarities of the book and discusses if it’s worth the money. Rollins is an NYT best-selling author, so it should be good. Well, maybe. Watch the video and discover the good and the not-so-good about the book. There are no intentional spoilers in this review. Here’s the Amazon link to Map of Bones by James Rollins: https://amzn.to/2DreUfN Check out the video and see what you think. Thank you for watching and
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Categories: Reviews and writing.

Suffer-fest to the North Pole

What is it like to take 8 humans and mush dozens of dogs to the North Pole, one of the most inhospitable places on Earth? You can find out in the book North to the Pole by Will Steger and Paul Schurke. In this book, you will find a tale of hardship, triumph, conflict, pain, and death. When embarking on a major expedition, you think you’re aware of the pain you’ll suffer. On the second day, the team had its first dose of suffering and it didn’t end until a week before their triumph. The book is well written and
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Categories: Reviews, Travel, and Trips.

How to make big progress slowly

How do you conquer climbing a mountain or completing a huge project? What’s the best way to go about it? People, including me, like to rush at the last second, taking the heroic approach. But is that the best way to go? In my experience—definitely not. When you try to rush, work through the night, and crank it out, it may seem like you succeeded. That’s not possible to keep up all the time, though. I used to work at places where we did the hero thing, multiple times a quarter. After a while, people started quitting and developing health
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Categories: adversity, Antarctica, diet, How To, motivation, training, and Training session.

What is La Jolla like?

Travel with Aaron Linsdau, polar explorer and motivational speaker, to La Jolla, CA. This small beach community is inside of San Diego and is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the county. The best part about it is anyone can visit. It’s not closed off. The animals are a huge attraction. Sea lions, seals, cormorants, urchins, pelicans, and more ply through the sea at La Jolla. Kayakers, snorkelers, swimmers, SUP-ers, and more enjoy the area alongside the animals.
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Categories: Travel and Trips.

The Most Beautiful Bay in America: Mission Bay

Visit Mission Bay in San Diego, the major crown jewel of the city’s park system. Mission Bay has a dedicated bay for sailing and non-powered sports and the east side of the bay is for anyone. You can rollerblade, skate, bike, ride, swim, surf, row, and just about anything else you can think of. Belmont Park and Sea World are major attractions and are a fun way to spend a day. If you have one day in San Diego, Mission Bay is a great way to enjoy it.  
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Categories: Travel and Trips.

What’s Seaport Village in San Diego like?

Tired of the same old shopping mall experience? Have you seen all of your favorite brands here, there, and everywhere? Then you need to visit Seaport Village, the charming waterfront village with unique shops and eateries in San Diego. If you want to have a different selection and find something truly distinct, Seaport Village is your place. Located in downtown San Diego along the waterfront, Seaport is a perfect tourist stop. It’s along the Old Town Trolly route, so it’s easy to hit when you’re touring around.
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Categories: Travel and Trips.